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NHS removes cervical screening contract from Capita

NHS chiefs are bringing the cervical screening service back in-house after expressing dissatisfaction at the way it has been performing.

The chief executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, told the Commons public accounts committee that the changes would come into force from June.

Referring to the cervical cancer screening system, Stevens told MPs: “That has been in recent years administered as part of the Capita primary care services contract. As you know, we have not been satisfied with the way in which that has been performing.

Full story in The Guardian, 20 March 2019

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