Patient choice should not force commissioners away from competition

Publication:  Health Service Journal
Reference:  1 March 2012

At the heart of the coalition’s health reforms is the proposal to extend the role of Monitor as an economic regulator and to increase patient choice by extending choice to any qualified provider. The government appears to believe that competition will drive the changes in the health system needed to deliver the unprecedented productivity savings and quality improvements required.

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