Consultation on new safeguards to protect patients

A consultation on new measures to protect the services that patients need is launched today. The health special administration consultation sets out how safeguards to protect the services that patients need will be extended to NHS services provided by social … Read more → – Consultation on new safeguards to protect patients

Should small providers be exempt from licensing?

As part of the consultation on licensing, we want to understand in more detail the impact of our proposals on small providers. We have now extended the deadline for responses to 30 October. We are proposing exempting small providers from … Read more → – Should small providers be exempt from licensing?

New directors appointed for Public Health England

New directors for Public Health England have been appointed, Chief Executive Designate Duncan Selbie has announced. Duncan Selbie welcomed the appointment of members of the executive agency’s new senior management team. He said: “I am very glad to say we … Read more → – New directors appointed for Public Health England

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Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

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. … Read more → – Consultation on ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services

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