Regulations on healthcare procurement, patient choice and competition laid

The government has laid regulations on procurement, patient choice and competition.


Note of changes to National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No. 2) Regulations 2013

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The regulations are to help ensure that commissioners’ decisions on buying clinical services are transparent and fair, and that they improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare services for patients.

These regulations revoke the regulations laid on 13 February 2013.

Published 12 March 2013