Consultations

NHS pension scheme: government response to consultation

The government response to the consultation on draft NHS pension scheme regulations is published. The draft regulations were confirmed with some proposals modified or withdrawn based on the comments received. This document provides a summary of the consultation findings and … Read more → – NHS pension scheme: government response to consultation

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Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

The Department of Health’s response to the Performers List Regulations 2013 consultation has been published. The consultation asked 18 questions to help determine how to amend the Performers Lists system to reflect the changes made by the Health and Social … Read more → – Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

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Launch of consultation on legislation on indemnity insurance

Consultation is now underway on legislation that would mean all regulated healthcare professionals have to hold indemnity or insurance to practise. The consultation will run to 17 May 2013. Take part in the consultation

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Extension of the Information Commissioner’s powers to issue assessment notices

On 25 March 2013 the Ministry of Justice will publish a consultation paper on its website proposing to extend the powers of the Information Commissioner to carry out compulsory assessments of NHS bodies’ compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 … Read more → – Extension of the Information Commissioner’s powers to issue assessment notices

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Smoking cessation: quality standard consultation

NICE is consulting on a draft quality standard for smoking cessation. The consultation period will end 10 April 2013. Read the documents

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