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After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>!

Dr Shane Gordon, GP in Colchester and chief executive of the North East Essex GP Commissioning Group, on the views of GPs on the Health and Social Care Bill. After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>! There… Read more →After the Pause its time to >> Fast Forward >>!

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Pushing the play button

Zollinger-Read’s weekly update to the GP pathfinder community. The play button has been pressed; the Pause has finished…and we’re off! There was a general restlessness throughout the Pause as many were keen to progress and felt they were being delayed:… Read more →Pushing the play button

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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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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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Listening events for patients and service users

A number of events have now been arranged for patients and the public who are keen to get more involved with the NHS listening exercise. The NHS Future Forum is working with Regional Voices to arrange meetings in every region… Read more →Listening events for patients and service users

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What a difference a week makes – GPs views on the Health Bill

Dr Shane Gordon, GP in Colchester and chief executive of the North East Essex GP Commissioning Group, on the views of GPs on the Health and Social Care Bill. What a difference a week makes. Or does it? Just back… Read more →What a difference a week makes – GPs views on the Health Bill

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Your views: Accountability and patients

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How can we make the NHS properly accountable to the public, and make sure that patient involvement is at the heart of its decision making? We are interested in your views on this area, including: How can we ensure commissioning… Read more →Your views: Accountability and patients

Health Secretary to hear from nurses and voluntary sector in first listening events

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley is this week starting a listening tour of England to hear people’s views on the Government’s plans to modernise the NHS. In the first of a series of listening events, he will hear the views of… Read more →Health Secretary to hear from nurses and voluntary sector in first listening events

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NHS and care services staff given ‘Right to Provide’

The Department of Health has published guidance for NHS and care services staff who want to set themselves up as an independent organisation to run the services they deliver. The Right to Provide scheme will enable all staff working anywhere… Read more →NHS and care services staff given ‘Right to Provide’

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Guidance on developing local HealthWatch groups

Guidance on developing local HealthWatch groups, along with a timetable for the transition from the current patient involvement groups, is now available. The guidance is aimed at local authorities and Local Involvement Networks (LINks) to help them and other key… Read more →Guidance on developing local HealthWatch groups

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