The government has responded to the House of Commons Health Select Committee (HSC) report into urgent and emergency services (including A&E).
“The government agrees with many of the Committee’s recommendations. The response outlines how the health system is responding to the pressures on urgent and emergency care by such measures as providing an additional £500 million for this winter and the next, the forthcoming vulnerable older people’s plan work and NHS England’s review of urgent and emergency care”.
Urgent and emergency services: government response to HSC report. London: Department of Health, October 10th 2013.
Government Response to the House of Commons Health Select Committee Report into Urgent and Emergency Services (Second Report of Session 2013-14). Cm 8708. London: Department of Health, October 2013.
This relates to:
House of Commons (2013). Urgent and emergency services. Second Report of Session 2013–14. Volume I: Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence. Additional written evidence is contained in Volume II, available on the Committee website: www.parliament.uk/healthcom. Ordered by the House of Commons. London: The Stationery Office Limited (House of Commons Health Committee), July 16th 2013. Reference No. HC 171.
NHS Foundation Trusts: Performance Review to December 2013 (Monitor)
The following report from Monitor summarises performance based on foundation trusts’ individual reports. Operational performance, financial performance and regulatory performance are examined. Section 3.1: Accident & Emergency may be of interest.
NHS foundation trusts: review of nine months to 31 December 2013. London: Monitor, February 21st 2014.