Consultation responses

Summaries of responses and outcomes for DH consultations. View earlier responses to consultations

Government response to NHS Pension Scheme consultation

Announced today over half a million extra staff will not need to pay any extra into their pensions next year. The government response to the consultation on proposed increases to … Read more → – Government response to NHS Pension Scheme consultation

UK one of best prepared for pandemic

The UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011, which aims to ensure that the UK continues to be one of the best-prepared countries in the world, was published today. The updated … Read more → – UK one of best prepared for pandemic

Offender personality disorder – consultation response

The response to the offender personality disorder consultation has now been published. The consultation asked for people’s views about a new pathway approach for the treatment and management of offenders … Read more → – Offender personality disorder – consultation response

NHS Constitution changes to enshrine whistle-blowing in law

Health staff who raise concerns about poor patient care will be protected in the future, under changes to the NHS Constitution announced today. The changes will also make it clear … Read more → – NHS Constitution changes to enshrine whistle-blowing in law

Review of fees for applications to provide pharmaceutical services

The NHS Act 2006 allows Primary Care Trusts to charge for NHS pharmaceutical applications under regulations that came into force in April 2008. These specified the type of applications and … Read more → – Review of fees for applications to provide pharmaceutical services

Guidance on choice of named consultant-led team

New guidance published today sets out how NHS providers will have to accept all clinically appropriate referrals made by clinicians to named hospital consultant-led teams. The guidance is for providers … Read more → – Guidance on choice of named consultant-led team

Registration of primary medical services providers with the Care Quality Commission: Response to a consultation on a proposed change to the date of registration

The Departments response to the consultation on the timing of the registration of providers of NHS primary medical services with the Care Quality Commission has been published. The Department has … Read more → – Registration of primary medical services providers with the Care Quality Commission: Response to a consultation on a proposed change to the date of registration