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Health and Social Care Bill gains Royal Assent

Today the Health and Social Care Bill gained Royal Assent to become the Health and Social Care Act (2012). Andrew Lansley, the Health Secretary, said: ‘The Health and Social Care Act will deliver more power to clinicians, it will put … Read more → – Health and Social Care Bill gains Royal Assent

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Draft guidance for public health advice on commissioning services

Subject to the Health and Social Care Bill, from 2013-14 CCGs will have access to public health advice, information and expertise in relation to the healthcare services that they commission, to be provided by local public health teams based in … Read more → – Draft guidance for public health advice on commissioning services

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Health and Social Care Bill in the Lords

The Health and Social Care Bill returned to the Lords for its Report stage on 8 February 2012. This is the penultimate stage in the Lords, before the Third Reading, following which the Bill – as amended by the Lords … Read more → – Health and Social Care Bill in the Lords

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A short guide for providers to the Health and Social Care Bill

The Department of Health has published a short guide for providers of NHS healthcare to parts three and four of the Health and Social Care Bill. The guide outlines the different components of the proposed sector regulation regime, how it … Read more → – A short guide for providers to the Health and Social Care Bill

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NHS Outcomes Framework – renewed focus on improving patient results

The updated NHS Outcomes Framework 2012/13 renews the focus on improving patient results. The NHS will be measured against a number of areas including whether a patient’s treatment was successful, whether they were looked after well by NHS staff and … Read more → – NHS Outcomes Framework – renewed focus on improving patient results

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