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John Ward -Hunt Balls : Dorset’s Money Money Problems….Why Was The Merger With Bournemouth Referred To The MCC? – 11 June 2013

sheldonPolitical sabotage behind the OFT/MCC referral of the Trust merger in Dorset

The man to your left is Sheldon Mills. For no genuine economic or State cost reasons, Mr Mills last January referred the Poole and Bournemouth Dorset Trust hospital merger to the Mergers & Competition Commission. The OFT itself admits that the merger not going ahead would be unlikely to offer patient benefits. Poole hospital is in dire financial straits and needs the merger to happen quickly. Why is a supposedly independent watchdog behaving in such a political manner? The Slog investigates. Continue reading