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PCT managers 'restricting private choice'

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The government wants to open up the NHS to greater competition from private firms. But, as the BBC's Nick Triggle reports, evidence has emerged that Primary Care Trust (PTC) managers are making it harder for them to see NHS patients. David Stout, director of the NHS Confederation, rejects the suggestion there is anti-private sector culture in the NHS.


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