Tagged: NHS reforms

Why any change to the NHS is always opposed

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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 … Read more → – Why any change to the NHS is always opposed

Understanding sector regulation – the Health and Social Care Bill

Bob Ricketts, Director of Provider Policy at the Department explains why he believes the proposed sector regulation regime will benefit patients and the NHS. Promoting and protecting patients’ interests, driving improvements in quality, and improving value for taxpayers’ money in … Read more → – Understanding sector regulation – the Health and Social Care Bill

Chris Ham, Chief Executive of the King’s Fund gives his reflections on provider readiness

I recently facilitated a discussion, on behalf of the Department of Health, with a small group of chief executives and chairs from provider organisations and primary care trusts clusters.  The seminar provided an opportunity to explore some of the internal … Read more → – Chris Ham, Chief Executive of the King’s Fund gives his reflections on provider readiness

Next steps to deliver an all foundation trust provider landscape

Ian Dalton, as Senior Responsible Officer for the NHS Trust Development Authority has written to the chief executives of all NHS trusts outlining the next steps in ensuring an all foundation-trust provider landscape is achieved. The letter covers four key … Read more → – Next steps to deliver an all foundation trust provider landscape

Videos from the public health reform event

We asked people attending the public health reforms event to talk about the reforms, and their vision for Public Health England. The aims of the event included considering what Public Health England’s vision, identity and values should be, and how … Read more → – Videos from the public health reform event