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Investigation by the CMA into Healthcare Sector

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into a suspected breach of competition law in the healthcare sector with regards to the supply of medical equipment. The investigation is under Chapter I of the Competition Act 1998 …Read more…

 

Hospice and Care Benchmarking Survey Report

We are pleased to announce the release of the Hospice and Care Charity Benchmarking survey report – a joint survey between Hempsons and haysmacintyre who are a leading accountancy firm in the charity field. The report aims to share best …Read more…

 

Personal health budgets – the right to ask becomes the right to have

What’s new? The role of Personal Health Budgets in the NHS continues to expand. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has recently spoken of his intention to extend the use of combined health and social care personal budgets.This is consistent …Read more…

 

The Fit and Proper Persons Test

The Government has now responded to the consultation on the ‘Fit and Proper Person’s Test’, announced on 7 July. The Fit and Proper Persons Test will come into effect from October 2014 for NHS bodies. The test will be extended …Read more…

 

Tribunal suspends CMA decision to sell private hospitals

NHS Foundation Trust and Trust directors with responsibility for private patient services, as well as consultant clinicians who work as NHS and private patient consultants, will be interested to learn that on 2 July 2014, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT …Read more…