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NHS legislative proposals scrutinised

29 March 2019

Following its report last year on Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems, the Health and Social Care Committee is scrutinising the legislative proposals put forward to support the implementation of the NHS Long-term Plan. In its first evidence session, the Committee will hear from think-tanks, academics, the CEO of NHS England and the Chief Executive of NHS Improvement.

Witnesses

Tuesday 2 April in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Panel 1 at 2.45pm

  • Professor Katherine Checkland, Professor of Health Policy and Primary Care, University of Manchester
  • Richard Murray, Chief Executive, The King's Fund
  • Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust

Panel 2 at 3.30pm

  • Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England
  • Ian Dalton, Chief Executive, NHS Improvement
  • Ian Dodge, National Director: Strategy and Innovation, NHS England
  • Ben Dyson, Executive Director of Strategy, NHS Improvement

Purpose of the session

The start of the inquiry will focus on the detailed proposals published by NHS England and NHS Improvement on Thursday 28 February.

Questioning is expected to explore the barriers to and consequences of legislative change as well as what effect they will have on patients using the NHS and social care services.

Further evidence sessions will follow after Easter.

Further information

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