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Revealed: How online GP company Babylon can sign up millions of patients


How does this work under UK and EU procurement law? The GMS contract quite rightly outlaws discrimination with regard to registering patients. By turning a blind eye to this part of the GMS contract, it seems to me that NHSE are effectively awarding a substantially changed/new contract. Given the potential high value of this service, I am wondering whether procurement laws have been appropriately followed. Pulse - any chance of an FOI asking for the evidence which shows due lawful process has been followed? And on DT's earlier point, how about an FOI asking about declarations of conflict of interest at NHSE in relation to this and similar services?

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09 Nov 2017

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