Health staff and professions
Health staff and professions news from UK Parliament.
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 27 April 2021
The Committee has considered all e-petitions which had, before 22 April 2021, had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, e-petitions that had received a revised response, and public petitions. The Committee also considered a number of e-petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
17 May 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates Coronavirus Act powers one year on
Members debate the government's one-year report on the Coronavirus Act 2020 powers. Find out more
26 March 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 9 February 2021
The Committee has considered e-petitions which has reached over 10,000 signatures and a Government response, petitions with over 100,000 signatures, and petitions that were relevant to scheduled debates.
23 February 2021
Applications open: Maternity Adviser, Expert Panel
The Health and Social Care Committee is looking for experts in maternity services—closing date Friday 18 December.
04 December 2020
Department for Work and Pensions preparations for changes in the world of work examined
The Work and Pensions Committee examines the impact of the changes on specific groups
23 November 2020
MPs to hear experiences of NHS and social care staff and the impact on their mental health during pandemic
MPs will investigate the toll of burnout and excessive workload on the mental wellbeing of NHS and care staff
13 November 2020
MPs call for £7bn annual increase in social care funding as a starting point for reform – doing nothing ‘no longer an option’
The Health and Social Care Committee publishes report on social care funding
22 October 2020
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on mental health support for frontline staff
On Thursday 8 October MPs will hold a debate on the mental health support for frontline staff in Westminster Hall.
05 October 2020
Morecambe Bay and East Kent maternity investigations Chairman gives evidence to MPs
The hearing into the safety of maternity services in England will seek an overview of the recurrent issues in maternity care from key witnesses
25 September 2020
Speakers join parliamentarians and staff ‘to thank our NHS'
The Houses of Parliament was among tens of national landmarks to light up in blue to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS this Saturday
04 July 2020
Will test and trace strategy work? Do data ethics affect pandemic response?
Lords Science and Technology Committee takes evidence on Monday 6 July at 3.00pm
03 July 2020
COVID-19 Rapid Summary: Immune response and vaccine development
Science and Technology Committee publish sixth summary of evidence on COVID-19
30 June 2020
What drugs can treat COVID-19? And how does contact tracing work?
Lords Science and Technology Committee takes evidence on Monday 29 June at 3.00pm
26 June 2020
Lords questions government on the Covid-19 track and trace system and online support for pupils on 18 June
Watch live online from 11am
17 June 2020