As part of the consultation on licensing, we want to understand in more detail the impact of our proposals on small providers. We are proposing exempting small providers from the need to have a licence from Monitor and your information … – Should small providers be exempt from licensing?
A consultation to help ensure fair and transparent pricing for NHS services is opened today by the Department of Health. From April 2014, Monitor and the NHS Commissioning Board will take over responsibility for pricing NHS services from the Department. … – Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services
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 … – Healthwatch England launched
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 … – NICE to help drive standards in social care