Transparency

DH is committed to publishing information that might be useful to others, and systematically releasing information that underlies our work.

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Reporting against corporate business performance 2012-13

The Department of Health’s (DH) corporate plan sets out priorities for the year ahead, ensuring the Department can fulfil its enduring purpose to achieve better health, better care, and better value; working to help people live better for longer. A … Read more → – Reporting against corporate business performance 2012-13

Prompt payment of DH suppliers: data returns for 2013

The Department publishes data on the prompt payment of DH suppliers . Government departments aim to pay all valid invoices within 5 working days of receipt. Percentage of invoices paid within 5 days: January: 96.18% February: 97.31% See: Data returns … Read more → – Prompt payment of DH suppliers: data returns for 2013

NHS Injury Costs Recovery scheme: amounts collected April 2012 – February 2013

Figures have been issued for February 2013 showing the total amounts collected by the Compensation Recovery Unit and paid to the NHS under the arrangements for the recovery of NHS treatment costs following personal injuries and road traffic accidents. See … Read more → – NHS Injury Costs Recovery scheme: amounts collected April 2012 – February 2013

Structural Reform Plan progress reports published in 2013

The Department publishes monthly progress reports on its Structural Reform Plan. The publication is part of a commitment across Government to promote transparency and accountability and allows people to check that departments are meeting their commitments. Structural Reform Plan Monthly … Read more → – Structural Reform Plan progress reports published in 2013

Exceptions to spending moratoria: quarter 3 (2012 to 2013)

This publication shows the expenditure items approved by the Cabinet Office as exceptions to the expenditure controls for quarter 3 of the financial year 2012 to 2013 (October to December 2012). Approved expenditure items for all 5 controls: quarter 3 … Read more → – Exceptions to spending moratoria: quarter 3 (2012 to 2013)

CAS response monthly data published in 2013

The Department publishes monthly snapshot data on responses received from all NHS Trusts to NPSA alerts going back to 2004.  The data, in the form of a spreadsheet, indicates the current status of NPSA alerts within each trust as recorded … Read more → – CAS response monthly data published in 2013

The Water Fluoridation (Proposals and Consultation) (England)

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 amended the Water Industry Act 1991 to transfer the responsibility for consulting residents on water fluoridation from Strategic Health Authorities to Local Authorities. Water supplies tend to cross local authority boundaries, resulting in … Read more → – The Water Fluoridation (Proposals and Consultation) (England)

Earnings disregard for residential care charging

People in employment who are supported by local authorities in residential care currently have all of their earned income charged to pay for care. This creates a disincentive for individuals to take up employment since the individual is financially no … Read more → – Earnings disregard for residential care charging

Monthly workforce management information

The department has published the latest monthly information on its workforce in order to confirm how many people are employed within the organisation during January 2013. This also includes the pay bill for this month The monthly figures are organisations’ … Read more → – Monthly workforce management information

Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations Impact Assessment (IA 6083)

The Government is making regulations under Section 75 of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA) in order to maintain key existing requirements falling on Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) which are to be abolished. This includes establishing good procurement practice, … Read more → – Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations Impact Assessment (IA 6083)