Topic: Governance and regulation Our work on governance, accountability and regulation across health and social care Content Type Viewing: Our work Our work Publications Projects Blog posts Events Multimedia Press releases Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Audio Chris Hopson: Will competition be a help or a hindrance? Chris Hopson, of the Foundation Trust Network, discusses competition competition, regulation and reconfiguration in the NHS. Slideshow John Appleby: Competition in the NHS: good or bad (or something else)? John Appleby discusses whether or not competition is a positive thing for the NHS, looking at the evidence behind the arguments. Blog Can you change culture from Whitehall? Can you change culture from Whitehall? Catherine Foot sets out six opportunities for the DH and NHS England to help them prioritise quality of care and safety for patients. Report A New Start: changes to the way the CQC regulates, inspects and monitors care: Consultation response This consultation response sets out the views of The King's Fund on changes to the way the Care Quality Commission regulates, inspects and monitors care. Blog The Keogh Review: a welcome return to 2008 As the NHS now enters its 66th year, how far have we got towards Darzi's vision of clinical and organisational leaders collecting data on quality and using it to continuously improve care? Blog The NHS failure regime: what have we learnt so far? Candace Imison explores what we can learn from early experiments in using a failure regime in the NHS. Video Time to Think Differently: what is the biggest challenge for the NHS? What is the biggest challenge for the NHS in the future? We spoke to a number of people, whose concerns including finance, encouraging people to be responsible for their own health and the governance of the NHS. Blog The NHS in 2013: no place for the faint hearted The NHS reforms in England will have major implications for all involved in the system, none more so than providers. The new NHS: providers Much of the focus on the NHS reforms has been on commissioning but the Health and Social Care Act also affects primary, community, and specialist care providers. Completed project The new NHS: economic regulation The Health and Social Care Act sets out Monitor's role as the regulator for health care with responsibility, among other things, for economic regulation in health care. Article Regulating the NHS market in England The government’s draft regulations on procurement, patient choice and competition have opened up old wounds in the debate about NHS reform. Blog Building a culture of compassionate care in the NHS Anna Dixon gives her reaction to the recommendations set out in the long-awaited Francis Inquiry report into the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. Blog Revalidation: opportunity or challenge? Revalidation has been a popular topic in our leadership work with medical directors, GPs and consultants – so what have we learnt so far? Slideshow David Bennett: Monitor's changing role David Bennett, Chair and Chief Executive at Monitor, explains how the regulator’s role is changing under the NHS reforms. Slideshow David Behan: implications of the Health and Social Care Act – the role of the regulators David Behan, Chief Executive at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), discusses CQC’s proposed purpose and role and looks at what the public want from regulation. Blog Balancing liberation with accountability? Anna Dixon looks at the difficulties in setting objectives for the NHS and at how the NHS Commissioning Board can be effectively held accountable for £80 billion of public money. Report Consultation response: Draft mandate for the National Health Service Commissioning Board This document sets out our thoughts on the Department of Health’s consultation on the draft mandate for the National Health Service Commissioning Board. Report Dealing with financially unsustainable providers: how will the failure regime work? This paper explains why a failure regime is required in the NHS, outlines how the failure regime for NHS trusts (currently being applied in South London) works and how the failure regime for foundation trusts introduced by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 will work in future. How should the NHS prioritise quality? With the Francis Inquiry report due in the autumn, Dr Anna Dixon, Director of Policy at The King's Fund, discusses the role of the regulator and looks at how care quality can be improved. Audio Cynthia Bower: are we expecting too much from the regulator? Cynthia Bower discusses what the quality drivers are in different parts of the system and whether we are expecting too much from the regulator.