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The Health Foundation's evidence to Health Select Committee inquiry on public expenditure in health and social care

November 2014
The Health Select Committee inquiry explores the financial pressures facing the NHS now and in the coming years as well as wider issues within the health service such as the use of private finance initiatives and the extent of independent provision. ...
11 November 2014

The Health Foundation response to CQC’s consultation ‘how we regulate, inspect and rate health and care services’

June 2014
From April to June 2014 CQC consulted on changes to the way it regulates, inspects and rates health and care services. This is the Health Foundation's response.
04 June 2014

Health Foundation response to NMC consultation on The Code: Standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives

August 2014
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) consulted on changes to the Code, which sets the standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives. This is the Health Foundation's response.
11 August 2014

Health Foundation response to RCGP inquiry into Patient-Centred Care in the 21st Century

August 2014
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) inquiry into ‘Patient-centred Care in the 21st Century’ is seeking to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to the challenges posed by the increasing number of people living with...
04 August 2014

Health Foundation, King's Fund and Nuffield Trust response to ‘Protecting Health and Care Information: A consultation on proposals to introduce new regulations’

August 2014
This response argues that a robust, transparent system of data exchange needs to be built; one that both protects individuals' confidentiality and makes use of the huge potential de-identified person-level data have to improve health and care.
08 August 2014

Health Foundation response to 'Wilful neglect or ill-treatment in health and social care'

June 2014
In February 2014, the Department of Health published a consultation seeking views on proposals for a new offence of ill-treatment or wilful neglect. This is the Health Foundation's response.
23 June 2014

Health Foundation response to 'False or Misleading Information: A consultation on the application of the offence by regulations'

June 2014
In April 2014, the Department of Health published a consultation seeking  views on how the regulations relating to the new criminal offence for supplying false or misleading information should be applied in England. This is the Health Foundation...
23 June 2014

Health Foundation response to '2015/16 National Tariff Payment System: national prices methodology discussion paper'

27 May 2014
In our response to Monitor's discussion paper, we look at the role of the National Tariff Payment System in supporting efficiency improvement and consider the price setting process. We then discuss the longer term case for reform of the system.
27 May 2014

Health Foundation response to 'Introducing Fundamental Standards: Consultation on proposals to change CQC registration regulations'

11 April 2014
In our response to proposed changes to Care Quality Commission registration requirements, we welcome a single set of fundamental standards. However, we have some specific comments about how the fundamental standards will support person-centred care.
11 April 2014

Health Foundation response to the Monitor consultation on governance reviews

10 March 2014
In our response to Monitor's consultation on governance reviews, we set out our evidence about the role of boards in promoting quality improvement, patient safety and person-centredness, and make specific recommendations on the governance review proc...
10 March 2014
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