Druglink article 1990 – Dealing with the health market by Peter Mason

The NHS and community care reorganisations will create a health care market with many purchasers and providers. Market forces could further fragment services and force even popular agencies to close. To regulate the market both sides should establish consortia or coalitions negotiating within a nationally agreed framework of minimum service provision, with the demand for services chanelled through a single lead agency.

Dealing with the health market (PDF)

Additional keywords: Community care / funding