Dalton calls for greater role of providers in shaping health system

July 8, 2014 9:41 am

The Health Service Journal has reported that Sir David Dalton, who is currently leading a review into hospital reforms, has written to the Health Secretary to update him on the review’s progress. In his letter, he stated that any new organisational models would have to be driven by the providers and the sector themselves and not by the centre, which should limit its role in creating an environment that allows for change. Sir David believes that the current system does not offer sufficient incentives to NHS leaders to be actively involved in shaping the system, to move from “just being stewards of their organisations to becoming strategic architects of their system”, while uncertainty around the legal operational system is, in his view, hampering reform. The review’s key aim is to examine how providers that perform well could “do more” to assist under-performing ones.

Contact us

We would be delighted to hear from you. If you would like to get in touch with us, please contact us on 020 7463 0690 or use the form below.

We look forward to hearing from you.

For media enquiries, please contact Chris Rogers on 020 7793 2536 / 07720 054189, or email Chris.Rogers@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk.

Contact us via email

The Whitehouse Consultancy
305 The Metal Box Factory
30 Great Guildford Street
London SE1 0HS

Get directions
  • ace centre
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Team GB
  • Lilian Baylis Technology School

Sign up for the latest news

  • * Donates required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Contact us

  • * Denotes Required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.