This opinion piece looks at why governments of all political hues are fixated on markets and competition and runs through the current state of the evidence around the limits to markets in health care.Read More
Around 20% of all NHS expenditure now goes to non-NHS bodies to provide care. Thousands of contracts exists between the NHS and these providers in addition to the contacts which underpin the NHS internal market.
CHPI has worked to examine the operation of this market and assess whether it delivers high quality care for patients and an efficient use of scarce resources.
CHPI talks about the shortcomings in the Care Bill’s approach to the risk of market failureRead More
CHPI talks about a missed opportunity by the Government to tackle fraud in the Care Bill.Read More
This analysis explores how the Health and Social Care Act 2012 has placed requirements on NHS commissioners to engage in both collaboration and competition.Read More
This report warns that the introduction of greater use of for profit providers of healthcare services as a result of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act is likely to substantially increase the amount of healthcare fraud in the NHS.Read More