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Different forms of hospital cooperation, such as hospital groups, networks, or systems, may have different impacts on hospital performance. While hospital consolidation may lead to quality improvements there are also some risks. It will be important to monitor the effects of NHS consolidation to ward against unintended consequences. [Note: contains copyrighted material].
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