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Europe’s biggest hospital faces privatisation

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3261 (Published 11 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3261
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. 1Heidelberg

    Europe’s largest university hospital group, the Charité in Berlin, faces controversy over a plan to sell one of its hospitals to a private company.

    Last week, Dieter Lenzen, president of the Berlin Free University announced at a press conference that his institution supports the sale of the Benjamin Franklin Hospital or parts of it to preserve the hospital’s standard of medical …

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