The CCP considers four different types of cases. Each type of case involves different processes, timelines and methodologies for assessing whether the case is likely to have an adverse affect on patients or taxpayers.
These are reserved for the CCP to consider directly without a prior decision by a Strategic Health Authority.Find out more about merger cases
These are considered in the same way as mergers, above.Find out more about conduct cases
These are considered on appeal from Strategic Health Authorities.Find out more about procurement dispute appeals
These are considered on appeal from Strategic Health Authorities or may be referred directly to the CCP.Find out more about advertising and misleading information dispute appeals
We also investigate non-case specific competition issues referred by the Department of Health or by Monitor