Consultations

News about consultations from the Department of Health.

Consultation on regulations to transpose Organ Directive 2010/53/EU into UK legislation

Comments are invited as part of a consultation that will run from 26 October to 21 December 2011 on draft regulations for Quality and Safety of Organs for Transplantation. These … Read more → – Consultation on regulations to transpose Organ Directive 2010/53/EU into UK legislation

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

Duty of Candour consultation launched

A consultation has been launched on implementing a ‘Duty of Candour’, a contractual requirement on NHS providers to be open with patients when things go wrong with their healthcare. The … Read more → – Duty of Candour consultation launched