Supporting LHW Pathfinders - Local Government Association/Regional Voices/NHS Institute for innovation and improvement
LINks will be abolished and replaced by Local Healthwatch April 1st 2013. This paper explains what Local HealthWatch and Healthwatch England will look like and explains the intentions of the Health & Social Care Act 2012 in relation to public involvement in health and social care
From the Rt Hon Andrew Lansley CBE MP Secretary of State for Health to Professor Malcolm Grant Chairman NHS Commissioning Board Authority
England’s breast cancer screening programme could be scaled back amid concerns from scientists that it is leading to women undergoing surgery unnecessarily.
THE final wishes of patients at York Hospital over whether they should be resuscitated in the event of an emergency have not been recorded correctly, according to a recent inspection.
NHS Future Forum in Birmingham
Next month sees what has been described as a major step in the setting up of HealthWatch England – the start of the recruitment process for its chair who will take up the post in April 2012.
A study by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found widespread examples of frail and vulnerable people not receiving the proper care and attention at mealtimes meaning many did not get sufficient nourishment.
The NHS shakeup risks wrecking GPs' relationship with their patients, turning them into rationers of care who deny the sick the treatment they need, the leader of Britain's family doctors warns today.