The Caring for our future engagement ran from 15 September until 2 December. It saw numerous discussions taking place across the country, and the Department of Health is currently working through all of the feedback that was submitted.
- over 260 engagement events took place
- more than 615 separate responses were submitted, in the form of letters, independent reports, feedback forms and website comments
- over 13,000 people visited the Caring for our future pages.
The Department is now continuing to work with the discussion leaders andreference group members to develop policy recommendations for the White Paper and the progress report on funding that will be published in spring 2012.