Guidance

Reviewing mergers involving NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts

Sets out who is responsible for reviewing different types of mergers involving NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts.

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This guidance sets out the roles of Monitor, the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission in relation to mergers (or proposed mergers) between:

  • 2 or more NHS foundation trusts
  • an NHS foundation trust and an NHS trust
  • 2 or more NHS trusts