Tagged: Health and Social Care Bill

Parliament to debate Health Bill amendments

The amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill will be debated in Parliament today and tomorrow following the Bill’s re-committal. You can follow the debate on Parliament TV. You can follow the complete progress of the Bill on the… Read more →Parliament to debate Health Bill amendments

Health Secretary and Sir David Nicholson give evidence to Health Committee

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley is giving evidence to the Health Committee on the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum today, Tuesday 5 July. He will be giving evidence at 10.30am, along with NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson and… Read more →Health Secretary and Sir David Nicholson give evidence to Health Committee

Future direction of public health policy

The implications for the public health system of the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum have been set out. The Forum made a number of key recommendations to strengthen and improve the effectiveness of the reforms, and the future… Read more →Future direction of public health policy

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Watch evidence given to Health Bill Committee today

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The Health and Social Care Bill Committee will hear the views of a range of health and care professionals and representatives today, Tuesday 28 June. NHS Future Forum leads, NHS representative organisations, think tanks, the Royal Colleges, patient groups, charities… Read more →Watch evidence given to Health Bill Committee today

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Briefing notes on amendments to Health Bill

Following the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum recommendations, a set of amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill has been published in Parliament for debate during Committee. Briefing notes that describe the purpose and effect of the… Read more →Briefing notes on amendments to Health Bill

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Timetable for change

The timetable for modernisation of the health and care system has been amended in response to the NHS Future Forum report, which emphasised the need to get the pace of change right in the best interests of quality and safety.… Read more →Timetable for change

Sir David Nicholson on transition arrangements

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NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson has written to the NHS on transition arrangements following the Government’s response to the NHS Future Forum report. He sets out the current delivery challenges facing the NHS along with plans for measuring success… Read more →Sir David Nicholson on transition arrangements

Full response to NHS Future Forum report

The Department of Health has published its full response to the NHS Future Forum report, detailing its proposed changes to its plans for the modernisation of health and social care. A summary of the key changes from the response are… Read more →Full response to NHS Future Forum report

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Health Secretary makes statement to Parliament

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will make a statement to the House of Commons today, Tuesday 14 June,  about changes to the Health and Social Care Bill at about 4.15pm. You can watch it live on Parliament TV.  

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Government response to NHS Future Forum

The Government has announced that it accepts the core recommendations of the NHS Future Forum report and will make changes to its plans for modernisation of health and social care. The key changes include: Reaffirming that Ministers are accountable overall.… Read more →Government response to NHS Future Forum

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