NHS providers

We aim to give NHS providers greater freedom to help them deliver the best possible care for patients, and to make it easier for new providers to offer services.

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Views invited on JSNAs and JHWSs draft guidance

Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWSs) are about the NHS, local government and communities working together to improve health and wellbeing outcomes and reduce inequalities. The Department has worked with stakeholders to develop and … Read more → – Views invited on JSNAs and JHWSs draft guidance

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Chair of Healthwatch England appointed

The first Chair of Healthwatch England has been appointed. Anna Bradley has joined as a member of the board of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and brings with her a wealth of regulatory and consumer advocacy experience. Anna will step … Read more → – Chair of Healthwatch England appointed

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Sector regulation: an update on plans for consultation and implementation

The Department of Health and Monitor are working on proposals relating to implementation of the Health and Social Care Act’s provisions on sector regulation. A number of consultation documents will be published over the next year, setting out these proposals … Read more → – Sector regulation: an update on plans for consultation and implementation

Read further responses to AQP webchat questions

During the recent webchat on Any Qualified Provider, the large number of questions sent in meant that there was not enough time to answer them all during the chat. The AQP policy team provided answers to them afterwards and they … Read more → – Read further responses to AQP webchat questions

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Read transcript of webchat on regulation of providers

Members of the sector regulation policy team responded to your questions and  comments on how providers will be regulated in the new health and care system on Tuesday 29 May. You can read a transcript of the webchat below. In … Read more → – Read transcript of webchat on regulation of providers

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