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Health and Social Care Committee approves appointment of Richard Meddings as NHSE Chair
The Health and Social Care Committee publishes a report on the appointment
19 January 2022
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MPs question Government’s preferred candidate for Chair of NHS England
Health and Social Care Committee considers the candidate’s prior experience, suitability for the role and his priorities
12 January 2022
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on global vaccine access
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on global vaccine access
07 January 2022
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Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on the matter of eye health and macular disease
MPs to hold a general debate on the matter of eye health and macular disease
07 January 2022
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Health and Social Care Committee appoints cancer services experts
The Health and Social Care Committee has appointed five Cancer Advisers to its Expert Panel to evaluate the progress the Government has made against its own commitments in the area of cancer services
07 January 2022
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Omicron and emergency care crisis could derail plans to tackle backlog, warn MPs
The Health and Social Care Committee publishes a report on clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic 
06 January 2022
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Gender recognition process urgently in need of reform, say MPs
The report draws on evidence from both trans rights and women's rights groups and represents voices for and against reform.
21 December 2021
House of Lords Podcast: a healthier nation, and government by 'diktat'
What is needed to make England a healthier nation? and why are two committees concerned about government use of secondary legislation? Find out in this month's House of Lords Podcast.
16 December 2021
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MPs call in CMO Chris Whitty on severity and spread of Omicron variant
Chris Whitty to give evidence to the Committee on the latest findings about the new Omicron variant
10 December 2021
Lords concludes examination of Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill
Bill awaits Royal Assent. Catch up
09 December 2021
Mental health services for children and young people risk backward slide
Health and Social Care Committee publishes report on children and young people’s mental health
09 December 2021
Expert Panel finds Government progress to improve mental health services ‘requires improvement’
09 December 2021
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Chair Comment: Health and Care Bill, Second Reading, House of Lords
Chair welcomes support for a Health and Social Care Committee recommendation to address workforce shortages during the Health and Care Bill’s Second Reading in the House of Lords
08 December 2021
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