Deborah Evans gives her take on the benefits and risks of diversifying the NHS provider base, using examples and lessons learnt at NHS Bristol.
This was part of the 2011 event: Any willing provider, which focused on how diversity of supply can benefit the NHS and patients, the potential risks associated with it and how policy can be successfully implemented.
Other events in the 2011 NHS and public service reform series
- The role of integrated care and how can it address the challenges facing the NHS.
- Choice and competition, in the context of wider public service reform.