Tag Archives: NHS Health and Social Care Bill

Health and Social Care Bill Given Royal Assent (Department of Health)

Summary The Health and Social Care Bill was given Royal Assent and became the Health and Social Care Act (2012) on March 27th. The Act enables doctors and nurses to tailor personalised services for their patients, and more choice (theoretically) should be given to … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Bill: List of the Organisations For and Against? (Guardian.co.uk)

Summary Regarding the Health and Social Care Bill which was passed earlier this week, here is a complete list of those organisations which were for and against. Read more: Health and social care bill: who’s against (and for) it? Full list visualised (Guardian.co.uk).

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Healthy Competition: Ten Case Studies for the UK NHS Debate (Reform)

Summary This report looks at ten case studies of successful health reform. Each case study is taken to indicate how radical change to healthcare delivery can result in improved quality and productivity. These case studies are meant to inform the … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Boards: Opportunities to Improve the Health and Well-Being of BAME Carers (Carers UK)

Summary This document presents Carers UK’s work on Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) carer health and wellbeing, including contributions from an expert seminar hosted by Carers UK in December 2011. It explains the structure of Health and Wellbeing Boards and … Continue reading

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Janus: Reflections on BMA’s Evolving Advice on NHS Reforms (BMA Guidance / The Guardian)

Summary It is not necessary to be an expert in modern history (or politics) to realise that advice from the BMA General Practitioners Committee (GPC) is in flux. GPC Advice Earlier The GPC has been prolific of late in issuing … Continue reading

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