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Protester seeks injunction to prevent a London PCT signing a contract with private provider

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 20 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4322
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    The High Court is to be asked to prevent Camden primary care trust (PCT) in north London from giving a private healthcare company a £20m (€22m; $33m) contract to run a new, general practitioner led health centre.

    Camden resident and former Labour councillor Bob Austin is seeking court permission to mount a legal challenge over the decision by the trust (NHS Camden) to commission the south Camden health centre. A consultation on primary care services in Camden closed on 16 October, but the document giving Mr Austin’s grounds for judicial review says that this consultation specifically …

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