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Private provider clarifies its position on Bournemouth and Poole hospitals merger

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 24 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5772
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. 1BMJ

A leading private hospital provider that has expressed concerns about the merger of two NHS hospitals has not opposed the move because of concerns for its own position in the market, it has told the BMJ.

The proposal to merge the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Dorset has been …

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