Merger of Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust are proposing to merge.

The CCP welcomes submissions in writing from interested individuals and organisations on this issue or any other matter relevant to the CCP's assessment of this transaction under the Principles and Rules for Cooperation and Competition. To submit evidence please use the email address: cases@ccpanel.gsi.gov.uk.

The closing date for initial submissions is 15 June 2011.

Administrative timetable

Event Date
CCP publishes Notice of Acceptance 1 June 2011
Closing date for Phase I submissions 15 June 2011
Deadline for completion of Phase I* 27 July 2011
Deadline for completion of Phase II (if required)** 19 December 2011

* At the end of Phase I, the CCP will either:

  • recommend that the merger be allowed to proceed, or
  • recommend that the merger be allowed to proceed subject to measures agreed with the parties that address concerns identified by the CCP during Phase I, or
  • proceed to a more detailed Phase II investigation.

** Phase II allows the CCP to conduct a more in-depth investigation where this is required to fully assess a merger.

NB. This timetable will be updated as required during the course of the inquiry.

Responses to Remedies Consultation

Submissions from Parties

Combined submission from all 3 merger parties (06/01/12) [286 KB]

Submission from Colin Anderson,
         Chair of Whipps Cross Trust Patients Panel (04/01/12)
[844 KB]

Submission from Anne Whitaker, Chair of Whipps Cross (04/01/12) [1.5 MB]

Submission from Paul Hendrick, Chairman of Newham Trust (05/01/12) [2.6 MB]

Submission from Peter Morris,
         Cheif Executive of Barts and The London (06/01/12)
[525 KB]

Submission from the 3 medical directors of each of the trusts (06/01/12) [910 KB]

Submission from clinicians from Newham Trust (06/01/12) [515 KB]

Other Submissions

Submission from City and Hackney Pathfinder CCG (29/12/11) [539 KB]

Submission from NE London Cardiovascular and Stroke Network (05/01/12) [238 KB]

Submission from Jim Fitzpatrick, MP (05/01/12) [174 KB]

Submission from London Borough of Newham (06/01/12) [1 MB]

Submission from Waltham Forest Local Authority (06/01/12) [462 KB]

Submission from Hackney LINk (06/01/12) [481 KB]

Submission from Homerton University Hospital NHS FT (06/01/12) [973 KB]

Submission from NHS London (06/01/12) [2.8 MB]

Submission from NE London Cancer Network (06/01/12) [345 KB]

Submission from Newham GP Commissioning Group (06/01/12) [515 KB]

Submission from Stephen Timms, MP (10/01/12) [299 KB]

Submission from Waltham Forest LINks (11/01/12) [146 KB]

Submission from Mark Field, MP (13/01/12) [164 KB]

Submission from NHS Tower Hamlets CCG (18/01/12) [573 KB]

Submission from NHS Outer North East London &
         NHS East London and the City (09/01/12)
[579 KB]


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