Tagged: Choice

Provider choice: challenge of joining up services

Mike Hobday of Macmillan Cancer Support talks about the possibility of introducing greater choice of providers: ‘We are keen to see new and innovative services coming forward that really meet the needs of people living with cancer much better – … Read more → – Provider choice: challenge of joining up services

Provider choice: opportunities for mental health

Patient advocate Bill Davidson talks about the opportunities for introducing greater choice of providers, particularly in the area of mental health. He was speaking at a workshop ‘Any qualified provider – exploring the benefits for patient care’, held on 25 … Read more → – Provider choice: opportunities for mental health

Provider choice: pitfalls and opportunities

Jeremy Taylor, chief executive of National Voices, talks about the possibility of introducing greater choice of providers: ‘Can we find a way of getting more people into the provision of services that make a big difference to the quality of … Read more → – Provider choice: pitfalls and opportunities

Your views: Choice and competition

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How can we best ensure that competition and patient choice drives NHS improvement? We are interested in your views on this area, including: Which are the types of services where choice of provider is most likely to improve quality? What … Read more → – Your views: Choice and competition

Bringing together the best providers of healthcare

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We believe in diversity. And we welcome the fact that in the NHS today there is already a range of different organisations providing services; from the charity running the hospice to the private company running the NHS walk-in centre. This … Read more → – Bringing together the best providers of healthcare