Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Keeping a Competition Inquiry on the Road
I have previously talked about the importance of having an effective relationship with the competition authorities in one of my first blogs. Following on from this, I've asked Nick Warren, former Dir…
Thursday, 19 September 2013
Competition in Private Healthcare: Is the Competition Commission's Analysis Right?
Monday, 16 September 2013
Competition Rules for Commissioners: Procurement Disputes & Conduct Complaints
Thursday, 12 September 2013
To Notify a Merger or Not?
With the large number of potential mergers being considered in the NHS, some of which are much less high profile than others, an interesting question is now arising for parties to these mergers. This…
Monday, 02 September 2013
What Does the OFT Think About Competition Between GPs?
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
Am off on my summer break. Will return with new posts on competition and healthcare in September.
Provisional findings on the CC inquiry into private healthcare will be out as will the final decis…
Sunday, 04 August 2013
Cooperation and Anti-Competitive Conduct: Farmers, NHS Trusts and GPs
Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Is the NHS Uniquely Susceptible to Anti-Competitive Agreements?
An exchange on Twitter last week summed up, for me at least, the challenge of applying competition law to the NHS. An NHS manager recommended that his followers also follow two others, tweeting "tw…
Monday, 22 July 2013
A Coming Tsunami of Community Services Tenders?
The Transforming Community Services (TCS) program saw PCT-based providers of community services transferred to new provider organisations, and put in place a series of new contracts between commissio…
In the news
- Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk' Sunday, 30 April 2017
- Schoolboy given goggles to regain sight Saturday, 29 April 2017
- Motherhood in the time of Zika Saturday, 29 April 2017