Tag Archives: LINks (or Local Involvement Networks)

Healthwatch: National Official Website (Healthwatch Network)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary From April next year the Healthwatch network will become the consumer champion for all users of health and social … Continue reading

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Local Healthwatch: Summary Report of Engagement (Department of Health)

Summary Healthwatch is going to be the new consumer champion for both health and social care. It will exist in two distinct forms: Local Healthwatch: at the local level. Healthwatch England: at national level. Local Healthwatch will replace Local Involvement Networks (LINks), adopting … Continue reading

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The Health and Social Care Act 2012: Get in on the Act (Local Government Association)

Summary This narrative review from the Local Government Association offers a quick guide to recent legislation, summarising the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the provisions which are of relevance to local government. This review goes further, in pointing out … Continue reading

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Clinical Commissioning Group Authorisation: Guide for Applicants (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This draft guide assists emerging Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) develop their plans to navigate the authorisation process and become authorised CCGs. It gives a detailed description of the criteria, thresholds and evidence for authorisation and clarifies the three phases … Continue reading

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