Tagged: social care

Jon Rouse to take up key Department of Health appointment

Jon Rouse has been confirmed as Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health, announced Permanent Secretary, Una O’Brien today. Jon Rouse is currently Chief Executive of the London Borough of Croydon.  He … Read more → – Jon Rouse to take up key Department of Health appointment

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Hunt orders review into OFSTED style ratings for NHS and social care

Study to help end the ‘crisis in standards of care’ that exists in parts of health and social care Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today ordered a review to assess the merits of an ‘OFSTED style’ system of ratings for hospitals … Read more → – Hunt orders review into OFSTED style ratings for NHS and social care

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25 October 2012, Jeremy Hunt, NCAS

Thank you Sarah [Pickup, President of ADASS]. The importance of local authorities I think it’s appropriate that the very first speech I give as Health Secretary – the first beyond the confines of the Conservative Party conference – is not … Read more → – 25 October 2012, Jeremy Hunt, NCAS

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11 September 2012, Norman Lamb, King’s Fund – Integration

Transforming Local Services A reshuffle is a strange thing. I’ve followed the health reforms pretty closely so I’m relatively up to speed. But often, new ministers find themselves in departments where they know only the bare bones of the policy. … Read more → – 11 September 2012, Norman Lamb, King’s Fund – Integration

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Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

FIXING BEVERIDGE’S ORPHAN: PUTTING IDEAS INTO ACTION Thank you for the invitation to take part in your conference today. Just seven days have passed since the publication of the Care and Support White Paper and draft Bill.  And of course … Read more → – Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

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Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence

The most radical reform of the social care system in 64 years is announced today. The overhaul will mean people will get the care and support they need so they don’t reach crisis point. The draft Care and Support Bill … Read more → – Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence

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Speech: 23 May 2012, Paul Burstow, RCGP Carers Conference

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Nigel [Sparrow, RCGP]. The last hundred years have seen some truly profound changes in the lives of British people and their health. Thanks to mass immunisation programmes, diseases like diphtheria, tetanus and polio – once … Read more → – Speech: 23 May 2012, Paul Burstow, RCGP Carers Conference

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Making life easier for people: Information to help you find the best NHS and social care for you and your family

Using information and technology to put people in greater control of their health and care is at the heart of the Government’s strategy – The power of information – announced today.  More data about NHS and social care services is … Read more → – Making life easier for people: Information to help you find the best NHS and social care for you and your family

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Speech: Thursday 9 February, Andrew Lansley, SOLACE Annual Charity Dinner

Thank you – I’m pleased to be able to join you here tonight. Just the thing a Secretary of State needs, an evening with friends, in a brewery, to liven up what might otherwise be a dull week I’d like … Read more → – Speech: Thursday 9 February, Andrew Lansley, SOLACE Annual Charity Dinner

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Extra money to help people leaving hospital

The Department of Health is making an extra £150 million available to local authorities to help people leave hospital more quickly and receive care at home, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today. The extra money will be spent on social … Read more → – Extra money to help people leaving hospital

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