Department of Health

Alongside the modernisation of the health and social care system, the Department of Health is also changing to reflect its new responsibilities and priorities. Find out how the Department of Health is changing

Department of Health changing to reflect new role

The modernisation of the health and social care system means that the Department of Health (DH) is also changing to reflect its new responsibilities and priorities. As the system leader, DH will be responsible for improving people’s health and wellbeing … Read more → – Department of Health changing to reflect new role

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Timeline for developing Public Health England

Public Health England is due to take on its full responsibilities in April 2013 and will be an executive agency of the Department of Health, subject to Parliamentary approval. Following publication of Healthy lives, healthy people in July 2011 a … Read more → – Timeline for developing Public Health England

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NHS Commissioning Board’s People Transition Policy

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has set out the policies and processes that will guide its first round of appointments. The People Transition Policy (PTP), which is aligned with the HR Framework and developed in partnership with employers and … Read more → – NHS Commissioning Board’s People Transition Policy

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Developing the NHS Commissioning Board

Initial thinking on the design of the new NHS Commissioning Board was published today with the launch of ‘Developing the NHS Commissioning Board’. The document aims to give a sense of direction to stakeholders, partners, pathfinders and staff who may … Read more → – Developing the NHS Commissioning Board

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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