Tagged: HealthWatch

Local Healthwatch – the policy explained

To help explain recent amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill about local Healthwatch, the Department of Health has published a document to clarify and restate the Government’s vision for local Healthwatch. The document, which also describes the key … Read more → – Local Healthwatch – the policy explained

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Amendments to Health and Social Care Bill tabled

The Government has tabled some technical amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill relating to the organisational form of local Healthwatch and its arrangements with local authorities, the information centre, and some minor and technical corrections. See amendments and … Read more → – Amendments to Health and Social Care Bill tabled

A short guide to health and wellbeing boards

What are health and wellbeing boards? Subject to parliamentary passage, health and wellbeing boards will be a forum for key leaders from the health and care system to work together to improve the health and wellbeing of their local population … Read more → – A short guide to health and wellbeing boards

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Healthwatch England membership consultation

Stakeholders and the public are being asked to contribute to the development of the Healthwatch England membership regulations. Healthwatch England will be a national consumer champion that enables the collective views of the people who use health and social care … Read more → – Healthwatch England membership consultation

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New start date and funding for local HealthWatch

Further details on the establishment of local HealthWatch bodies, including a new start date and extra funding, have been set out by Health Minister Andrew Lansley. Following feedback from local authorities and Local Involvement Networks, they now have until April … Read more → – New start date and funding for local HealthWatch

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