Healthwatch England launched

Healthwatch England, the new national, statutory consumer champion for health and social care in England,is launched today. A key milestone in achieving the government’s vision set out in the White Paper ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS’, Healthwatch England exists … Read more → – Healthwatch England launched

Health intelligence requirements for local authorities set out

The Department of Health has set out the health intelligence requirements for local authorities and the actions local areas may wish to take to support their new public health duties from an information and intelligence perspective. This information is available … Read more → – Health intelligence requirements for local authorities set out

NICE to help drive standards in social care

From April 2013, the role of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) will expand to include social care. The Department of Health has agreed an initial list of joint NHS/social care quality standard topics for NICE to … Read more → – NICE to help drive standards in social care

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Read transcript of webchat on licensing and procurement

The transcript of the recent webchat on licensing and procurement is now available. During the event, Sebastian Habibi, Deputy Director, Competition Management, along with Jacqueline Naylor and Matthew Henry from the DH sector regulation policy team responded to a variety … Read more → – Read transcript of webchat on licensing and procurement

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The health and care system from April 2013

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This diagram gives an overview of the new health and care system from April 2013. It illustrates the statutory bodies that will make up the new system, oriented around people and communities and where they receive their local health and … Read more → – The health and care system from April 2013

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