Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Barbara Young on the unique role of the Care Quality Commission This content relates to the following topics: Competition, markets and choice Governance and regulation Commissioning and contracting Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Thursday 16 April 2009 Barbara Young, Chair of the Care Quality Commission, discusses the regulator's unique role at The King's Fund's regulation and quality breakfast event. You may also be interested in Video Steve Field announces the recommendations from the NHS Future Forum Steve Field announces the recommendations of the NHS Future Forum at a press event held at The King's Fund. Video Chris Ham: response to the NHS Future Forum recommendations Chris Ham gives his initial response to the recommendations set out by the NHS Future Forum, including what the next steps will be and what was missing from the report. Blog Ten questions to ask about the Health and Social Care Bill As the Health and Social Care Bill is due to be published, we look ahead to see what key issues need to be resolved, including regulation and commissioning. Autonomy, accountability and democratic legitimacy The reforms set out in the health White Paper Equity and Excellence: liberating the NHS are intended to 'liberate professionals and providers from top-down control' and to locate the headquarters of the NHS 'in the consulting room and the clinic'.