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Maximising quality through value-based competition

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley outlined how the NHS must embrace value-based competition if it is to meet the future needs of the public it serves.

Speaking at the Maximising Quality, Minimising Cost conference, hosted by Monitor, the future economic regulator, and UCL Partners, the Health Secretary outlined how competition must be based on the quality of results for patients and not cost alone. Under the plans to modernise the Health Service, providers that deliver excellence will benefit from more patients choosing their service. Those that do not will have a strong incentive to change and improve.
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