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Health and Social Care Act 2012

Section 64 - General duties: supplementary

679.This section makes provision that applies to Part 3 including several definitions. In particular, it provides in subsection (6) that Monitor’s duties relate only to the supply of services, not goods supplied to services providers. However, Monitor’s duties would apply where the goods supplied are an integral part of healthcare services provided. This means, for example, that Monitor’s duties extend to the supply to the NHS of the entirety of a hip replacement service, including the replacement joint and necessary drugs. However, the duties would not cover the supply of the joints and drugs from the manufacturers to the supplier of the hip replacement service, which would be commercial matters.

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