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The New NHS in England : exploring the implications of decision making by Clinical Commissioning Groups and their effect on the selection of private providers

  title={The New NHS in England : exploring the implications of decision making by Clinical Commissioning Groups and their effect on the selection of private providers},
  author={Vid Calovski},
This work explores the commissioning arrangements in the NHS after the adoption of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The thesis aims to explore how these new commissioning arrangements have affected the decision making process and why commissioners select the providers that they do. This data is then used to see whether or not the service is being subjected to privatisation as was feared with the introduction of the Health and Social Care Act (2012). This work will begin by exploring… Expand
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