Tagged: Choice

Health and Social Care Act explained

A series of factsheets on the Health and Social Care Act 2012 explain particular topics contained in the Act, including its key themes. They include case studies of the policy in action, or answer frequently asked questions about the topic. … Read more → – Health and Social Care Act explained

Choice and competition: those who say we should simply drop part 3 of the Bill are simply wrong

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Health Minister Simon Burns on how well-regulated competition will offer people real choice and help drive up the quality of care Tomorrow, the House of Lords will begin its reporting on part 3 of the Health and Social Care Bill. … Read more → – Choice and competition: those who say we should simply drop part 3 of the Bill are simply wrong

Putting people first

Colleagues from a wide range of health and social care charities, voluntary sector organisations, along with commissioner and service provider representatives met on 27 February in London to discuss various approaches for ensuring people are put at the heart of … Read more → – Putting people first

AQP map of services published on new AQP resource centre

As announced by the Secretary of State, from today, patients will be able to see on a new user-friendly and interactive map which local services will be available to them through ‘Any Qualified Provider’ from April 2012.  From hearing services … Read more → – AQP map of services published on new AQP resource centre

Webchat with Stephen Bubb

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Update 21 December 2011: The transcript of this webchat has been temporarily removed in order to prevent unsolicited pop-up advertising appearing. We will re-publish the transcript soon. Stephen Bubb, who leads the work on choice and competition for the NHS … Read more → – Webchat with Stephen Bubb