Tagged: Impact Assessments issued in 2012

NHS Standards of Procurement (IA 6072)

The NHS Standards of Procurement are a suite of non-mandatory standards and supporting tools which aim to provide all NHS organisations with an ambitious set of principles to improve procurement structures, capability and processes.  

Friends and Family Test Impact Assessment

This impact assessment sets out the costs and benefits for the introduction of the Friends and Family test. The test will involve the use of a simple question, asking patients for their feedback on the quality of care they received. … Read more → – Friends and Family Test Impact Assessment

Impact assessment on proposal to introduce independent prescribing by physiotherapists (IA 1018)

The introduction of independent prescribing by physiotherapists has potential to improve access to medicines by hard to reach and marginalised groups including the homeless, travellers and offenders and to streamline care for other groups – particularly for older people and … Read more → – Impact assessment on proposal to introduce independent prescribing by physiotherapists (IA 1018)

Impact Assessment on proposals to introduce independent prescribing by podiatrists (IA 1019)

The introduction of independent prescribing by podiatrists has potential to improve access to medicines by hard to reach and marginalised groups including the homeless, travellers and offenders and to streamline care for other groups – particularly for older people and … Read more → – Impact Assessment on proposals to introduce independent prescribing by podiatrists (IA 1019)

Impact Assessment Fees for Pharmaceutical Services (IA 5098)

This initiative introduced in 2008, through Directions to NHS Primary Care Trusts (PCTs), a charging regime for applicants applying to provide NHS pharmaceutical services as a contribution towards the costs the NHS incurs in dealing with such applications. This IA … Read more → – Impact Assessment Fees for Pharmaceutical Services (IA 5098)

Impact Assessment for Regulations under the Health Act 2009: Control of Entry and Exit in the NHS Pharmaceutical Market (IA 5035)

To ensure a proportionate regulatory regime which encourages the supply of NHS pharmaceutical services without excessive provision in areas already adequately meeting demand, to ensure the benefits of new entry outweigh costs and to align provision more transparently with local … Read more → – Impact Assessment for Regulations under the Health Act 2009: Control of Entry and Exit in the NHS Pharmaceutical Market (IA 5035)

Impact Assessment on proposals for establishing Health Education England (IA 8040)

The impact assessment focuses on the proposal to establish Health Education England as an NDPB (currently established as a Special Health Authority). Provisions to enable this change are contained within the draft Care and Support Bill. Read Impact Assessment Health … Read more → – Impact Assessment on proposals for establishing Health Education England (IA 8040)

Impact Assessment on proposals for establishing the Health Research Authority (IA 9517)

The impact assessment focuses on the proposal to establish the Health Research Authority as an NDPB (currently established as a Special Health Authority). Provisions to enable this change are contained within the draft Care and Support Bill. Read Impact assessment … Read more → – Impact Assessment on proposals for establishing the Health Research Authority (IA 9517)

Impact Assessment on the Consolidation of UK medicines legislation (IA No. 4018)

This impact assessment was produced with regard to measuring the impact of consolidating and simplifying the fragmented legislation regulating medicines. Read Impact Assessment: Consolidation of UK medicines legislation (PDF, 119K) Read the Regulatory Policy Committee opinion (PDF, 66K)

Impact Assessment on the effect of repealing the Smoke Free Sign regulations (2007) (IA 3085)

This impact assessment was produced with regard to measuring the impact of the Government’s policy related to removing legislation which dictates location and design of no-smoking signs, whilst maintaining the requirement to have no-smoking signs. Impact assessment of the effect … Read more → – Impact Assessment on the effect of repealing the Smoke Free Sign regulations (2007) (IA 3085)