Speaker: Nick Bosanquet, Professor of Health Policy, Imperial College and Chairman, Volterra Health
Chair and Respondent: David Bennett, Chair, Monitor
Determining an optimum solution to public health services is an especially sensitive topic, with Andrew Lansley’s initial suggestions currently under review. This lecture will discuss why reform is required, the role of competition in patient choice, and how price competition might be included in such reforms.
The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. Now in their twentieth year, the lectures are held in memory of Professor Michael Beesley, who was a leading architect of the British system of utility regulation and a Managing Trustee of the Institute of Economic Affairs. He foun