Consultations

News about consultations from the Department of Health.

Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

A draft version of the cancer of unknown primary measures and the community skin cancer measures are being issued today for a three month consultation by stakeholders. The purpose of … Read more → – Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

Response to the consultation on the distribution of funding to local authorities

Analysis on the consultation on the distribution of funding to local authorities has been published. This follows from the Department seeking views from all stakeholders, including LINks, on options for distributing additional … Read more → – Response to the consultation on the distribution of funding to local authorities

Government response to NHS Pension Scheme consultation

Announced today over half a million extra staff will not need to pay any extra into their pensions next year. The government response to the consultation on proposed increases to … Read more → – Government response to NHS Pension Scheme consultation

Consultation on specialist palliative care measures

The Manual for Cancer Services is an integral part of the NHS Cancer Plan and modernisation of cancer services. A draft version of the Specialist Palliative Care Measures for inclusion … Read more → – Consultation on specialist palliative care measures

Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

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A consultation into relaxing the restrictions placed on the work that can be undertaken by HIV positive healthcare workers was launched today. This follows a review by a group of … Read more → – Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

UK one of best prepared for pandemic

The UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011, which aims to ensure that the UK continues to be one of the best-prepared countries in the world, was published today. The updated … Read more → – UK one of best prepared for pandemic

Consultation regarding entry to NHS pharmaceutical market

The Department of Health is consulting on draft regulations concerning entry and exit in the NHS pharmaceutical market. The NHS Act 2006 requires the Secretary of State for Health to … Read more → – Consultation regarding entry to NHS pharmaceutical market