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Committee approves appointment of Dr Henrietta Hughes as first Patient Safety Commissioner
MPs have confirmed the appointment of Dr Henrietta Hughes as the first Patient Safety Commissioner
06 July 2022
MPs question how new health bodies will deliver better local care for patients
The Health and Social Care Committee has launched a new inquiry on Integrated Care Systems
06 July 2022
Lords campaigning on folic acid
Find out about Lord Rooker's campaigning in the House of Lords to fortify UK flour with folic acid
05 July 2022
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Lords conclude check of Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill
Members discuss progress of bill as Lords stages conclude. Find out more
23 June 2022
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General debate on the future of Motor Neurone Disease
MPs will hold a general debate on the future of Motor Neurone Disease
22 June 2022
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General debate on the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on people with heart and circulatory diseases
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on people with heart and circulatory diseases.
22 June 2022
Health experts questioned on future pandemic threats 
Science and Technology Committee examines the threat posed by superbugs and antimicrobial resistance compared against other diseases with the potential to become a pandemic
17 June 2022
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Government rejects MPs’ warning on early cancer diagnosis
The Health and Social Care Committee has published the Government Response to its report on Cancer services.
13 June 2022
The Moses Room in the House of Lords where Grand Committee business is conducted
Short debates in the Lords
Members discuss delays at airports, calls for a UK-wide constitutional commission, tree health, costs in management of respiratory infections and access to health services for people with neurological conditions. Catch up
10 June 2022
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MPs to question Health Secretary about staffing crisis in NHS and social care
Committee to question Sajid Javid in the final session of the inquiry into the recruitment, training and retention of staff
01 June 2022
Front-line practitioners questioned on rural mental health
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines specific mental health challenges faced by those living and working in rural communities
19 May 2022
Lords debates Queen's Speech
Lords debates content of the Queen's Speech following the State Opening of Parliament. Catch up
19 May 2022
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New inquiry to examine government progress on digital transformation of NHS
Committee launch a new inquiry to examine government progress to achieve a digitally enabled health system across the NHS
13 May 2022
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