*Delivering the NHS Plan

Commentary, Frontier Centre, Healthcare, Worth A Look

Tony Blair’s new plan for reforming Britain’s National Health Service includes features of the Stockholm model including payment of facilities by results, the purchaser/provider split where both private and public suppliers compete to provide services as well as more consumer information.

Manitoba Has Larger Public Sector Than Most

Frontier Centre, Manitoba, Public Sector, Publications

This backgrounder compares and contrasts provincial public administration expenditure patterns across Canada with a special focus on Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Statistics Canada defines public administration in the following way: “This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities of a governmental nature, that is, the enactment and judicial interpretation of laws and their pursuant regulations, and the administration of programs based on them.”