Health and Social Care Bill
The Health and Social Care Bill was introduced into Parliament on 19 January 2011. The Bill is a crucial part of the Government’s vision to modernise the NHS so that it is built around patients, led by health professionals and focused on delivering world-class healthcare outcomes.
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. … – Health and Social Care Act explained
NHS Chief Executive Sir David Nicholson has written to NHS staff about transition arrangements, following the passing of the Health and Social Care Bill. Sir David says the passage of the Bill provides clarity and certainty about future direction and … – Next steps for transition set out
Health Minister Simon Burns on how the same arguments against change by a small and very vocal minority are to the detriment of a more meaningful conversation about the NHS Opposition to change is part of the NHS’s history. You … – Why any change to the NHS is always opposed
Amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill, along with briefing notes setting out the details of the amendments, have been published today. The amendments will provide on-going reassurance that the NHS will always operate in the interests of patients. … – Health and Social Care Bill amendments published
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. … – Choice and competition: those who say we should simply drop part 3 of the Bill are simply wrong