Monitor has today published the findings of their year-long investigation into allegations by Spire Healthcare Ltd that both Blackpool CCG and Fylde and Wyre CCG sought to inappropriately influence patient choice. The report concludes that there was no substance to Spire’s complaint.

You can access the full report on Monitor’s website.

A statement issued by Dr Amanda Doyle, Chief Clinical Officer at NHS Blackpool CCG in response to the announcement can be viewed here.