Guidance

Assessing public hospital mergers

This is a summary of how Monitor, the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission assess proposed mergers involving NHS hospitals.

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Ensuring that patients' interests are are the heart of assessing public hospital mergers (joint statement)

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This joint statement is for NHS hospitals considering merger. It outlines how Monitor, the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission review such mergers.

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Published 17 October 2013