London is the biggest single health economy in England and the largest urban area with a population of about 8.3million. There are wild extremes of health and poverty and some of the oldest health institutions in the country.
The market dynamics and diversified income streams in London are unique and can be tricky to navigate. There are lots of teaching hospitals, many of which started long before the NHS was conceived and therefore come with the reluctance to conform to reorganisation and integration.
In this very enjoyable and candid discussion, you’ll get the ‘warts and all’ view of the NHS in London, often characterised by its colourful history of politics and power struggles. Will integration help to overcome the adversarial environment?
Download our NHS Regional Review: London and explore how the commissioning landscape is evolving, how primary care networks are transforming pathways and what this means for suppliers to the NHS.