Modernisation

The health and social care system in England is being modernised to put patients and the public at the heart of the health and care service, giving them greater control over their health. You can find the latest news here, but for more information on the modernisation of health and care go to our modernisation channel.

Health Protection in Local Government

The Department has published provisional guidance on health protection arrangements in the new public health system for local authorities and public health professionals. Read Health Protection in Local Government This … Read more → – Health Protection in Local Government

Measuring patient experience of integration in the NHS

The NHS Future Forum report on Integration recommended that new patient experience measures should be developed to evaluate patients’ experiences across whole journeys of care. There is currently no single … Read more → – Measuring patient experience of integration in the NHS

Public Health England People Transition Policy – FAQs for Module 1

This document sets out a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the agreed HR processes for handling the transfer, appointment and redeployment of staff from sender organisations to Public … Read more → – Public Health England People Transition Policy – FAQs for Module 1

Consultations launched on sector regulation of health service

Two consultations that will help ensure that patients’ interests will be protected throughout the health service are launched today by the Department of Health. The consultations set out proposals for … Read more → – Consultations launched on sector regulation of health service

Consultation launched on proposals for commissioners to deliver best value

Proposals for regulations to protect patients’ interests by ensuring that commissioners always deliver best value are being consulted on by the Department of Health. The consultation sets out proposals for … Read more → – Consultation launched on proposals for commissioners to deliver best value

Consultation on new licensing regime for providers of NHS services

Proposals for implementing a new licensing regime for providers of NHS services have been published for consultation by the Department of Health. The issues covered by the proposals include: who … Read more → – Consultation on new licensing regime for providers of NHS services

Implementing the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system

NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson, has written to NHS leaders to set out the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system. Two letters, one to … Read more → – Implementing the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system