What do EU competition rules mean for the NHS?

10 / 06 / 2009

The recent establishment of the NHS Co-operation and Competition Panel has drawn attention to the application of EU competition law to the NHS and whether the Panel will have any competence in this area.

The aim of this briefing is to explain what EU competition law is and our understanding of what it means for the NHS. It also provides some comments on the remit of the Panel.

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