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Health services news from UK Parliament.

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Lords debates primary and community care
Members discuss the role of primary and community care in improving patient outcomes, and the need for reform. Catch up
07 September 2022
Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill call for evidence
The Joint Committee has issued a call for evidence and a survey for their inquiry into the draft Mental Health Bill
01 August 2022
Persistent understaffing of NHS a serious risk to patient safety, warn MPs
Health and Social Care Committee report on Workforce: recruitment, training, and retention in Health and Social Care published
25 July 2022
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
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
MPs to examine challenges to train more doctors to tackle NHS workforce crisis
Health and Social Care Committee continues Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care inquiry
06 May 2022
Parliament concludes scrutiny of Health and Care Bill
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
27 April 2022
MPs launch survey on body image and access to NHS services
The Health and Social Care Committee survey will contribute to the ongoing inquiry into the impact of body image on mental and physical health
25 April 2022
Lack of ‘serious effort’ on cancer workforce shortages risks reversal of survival rates
The Health and Social Care Committee publishes its report on cancer services in England
05 April 2022
Adult Social Care Committee publishes call for evidence
The House of Lords Adult Social Care Committee today publishes its call for evidence, inviting the public to provide their views on what needs to change to create a fair, resilient and sustainable care system
04 April 2022
Lords debates five private members’ bills
Members discuss pensions, British Sign Language, game birds, glue traps and approved premises for substance testing. Catch up
28 March 2022
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