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Australia: Competition fears over Surrey hospital merger bid

 |  February 18, 2015

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals and the Royal Surrey County Hospital set out plans to merge last year.

But the CMA found the move could reduce quality for patients and said a fuller investigation was required.

In a joint statement, both hospital trusts said they were disappointed.The CMA said the assessment would take about six months to complete.

Full Content: BBC News


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