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Kent GPs commission surgical services from France

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4849 (Published 11 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4849
  1. Helen Mooney
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NHS patients in Kent will have the option of travelling to France for surgery, after the Centre Hospitalier de Calais won a contract to provide treatment to NHS patients of the South Kent Coast clinical commissioning group (CCG).

The CCG recently invited organisations across Europe to tender to provide general surgery, gynaecology, cataract surgery, pain management, and orthopaedics.

Hazel Carpenter, accountable officer for the CCG, …

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