The market now emerging is the product of a series of separate policy developments – including extending choice of provider, expanding the role of the private sector and introducing payment by results – and consequently no one is sure what it will ultimately achieve.
This paper analyses the government's market reforms, considering whether they can meet the core aims of the NHS, looking at the challenges they present, and exploring options for meeting those challenges.
No. of pages: 20
ISBN: 978 1 85717 534 9