The NHS needs to change and it needs to do it now if we are to meet the quality and efficiency challenges it faces. Our report outlines just the sort of potentially transformative options that local health economies may wish to consider.
We are the sector regulator for health services in England. Our job is to protect and promote the interests of patients by ensuring that the whole sector works for their benefit.
Monitor is committed to preserving the values of the NHS as a universal health service, free at the point of use, as set out in the NHS Constitution. We work closely with national partners like the CQC, NHS Trust Development Authority and NHS England to make sure our efforts are complementary.
The NHS provider licence allows us to set prices for NHS-funded care, tackle anti-competitive practices that are against the interests of patients, protect essential services for patients, and enable better integration of care.
We've strengthened our senior team by appointing Professor Hugo Mascie-Taylor as Medical Director and Executive Director of Patient and Clinical Engagement.
The NHS must accelerate the pace and scale of change in the way health is delivered in England if it is to seize the opportunity to significantly improve care for patients.
Our strategy outlines how we're helping to redesign healthcare provision in England.
How we ensure the continued delivery of essential healthcare services at independent providers of commissioner requested services.
The NHS needs to change and it needs to do it now if we are to meet the quality and efficiency challenges it faces.
This webinar outlines Monitor and NHS England's proposals for the 2015/16 national tariff.
These workshops, run jointly with NHS England will help commissioners to understand how to use choice and competition in the interest of patients, with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss local issues and challenges.
As part of our commitment to work with commissioners to ensure patients receive the best possible care we will be exhibiting as well as participating in panel discussions and strand sessions.