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Can a local authority provide healthcare services to a GP surgery?

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Published on LexisPSL on 21/12/2015

The following Local Government Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Can a local authority provide healthcare services to a GP surgery?

We refer you to Practice Notes: Commissioning of health and social care by local authorities and Local authority statutory functions with regard to provision of health services.

Responsibility for a number of areas of health service provision have been transferred from Primary Care Trusts to local authorities and the Secretary of State for Health.

To ensure that commissioning activity is lawful, the scope/specification of the services being commissioned or provided must be consistent with the statutory framework, which includes ensuring that it is a service for whi

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