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The practice of commissioning healthcare from a private provider: learning from an in-depth case study

Naomi Chambers1*, Rod Sheaff2, Ann Mahon1, Richard Byng3, Russell Mannion4, Nigel Charles2, Mark Exworthy5 and Sue Llewellyn1

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1 Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Booth Street West, Manchester, M15 6PB, UK

2 University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK

3 Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, John Bull Building, Research Way, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BU, UK

4 University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT, UK

5 Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK

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BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13(Suppl 1):S4  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-S1-S4

Published: 24 May 2013

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