Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Catherine Davies: NHS providers – is bigger better? This content relates to the following topics: Competition, markets and choice Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Catherine Davies, Acting Director of the Co-operation and Competition Panel, looks at how competition will shape the provider landscape and what the new regime will mean for NHS providers.This was part of the event: NHS providers: is bigger better?Related contentAudioCandace Imison: NHS providers – is bigger better? Candace Imison, Deputy Director of Policy at The King's Fund, gives an overview of the QIPP challenge, where we are now and the challenges for NHS providers going forward.AudioRobert Naylor: NHS providers – is bigger better? Sir Robert Naylor, Chief Executive at University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the big challenges facing NHS providers and looks at whether mergers are the answer to financial and performance issues. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Long read What is commissioning and how is it changing? Commissioning is the process by which health and care services are planned, purchased and monitored. Here we look at the commissioning process in more detail, the organisations involved and how it is changing. Article Is the NHS being privatised? The involvement of the private sector in the NHS is a hotly contested topic. We consider whether the NHS is being privatised. Blog Missing the wood for the trees Ben Collins reflects on the reasons behind the failure of the UnitingCare contract, and lessons that have been learnt for commissioning in the NHS. Patient engagement: The first 100 days of the new government The Secretary of State has stressed the role of patients, calling for a new 'social contract’ between the public and health and care services.