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Private company suspended from providing out of hours services while concerns investigated

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 20 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4955
  1. Oona Mashta
  1. 1London

    An out of hospital service run by an independent private provider has been suspended after concerns over several serious incidents, including the death of an elderly patient.

    NHS London, the strategic health authority for the capital, has suspended until further notice the service run by Clinicenta in north London.

    The strategic health authority is carrying out a full investigation into the services, which were suspended on 11 November.

    NHS London is in the process of transferring the care of the 51 …

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