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Health staff and professions news from UK Parliament.

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Parliament concludes scrutiny of Health and Care Bill
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
27 April 2022
Government progress against commitments made on workforce to be evaluated
Expert Panel: Evaluation of Government Commitments made in the area of the health and social care workforce in England
20 April 2022
Government response to calls for urgent action on mental health unacceptable, says Jeremy Hunt
Jeremy Hunt has called for action by the Health Secretary, Sajid Javid MP
17 March 2022
Health Minister asked to explain recruitment targets to fill gaps in maternity services
The NHS has said it will recruit 1,200 more midwives but the estimated shortage is closer to 2,000.
02 March 2022
Challenges of staff recruitment to NHS and social care roles to be examined by MPs
MPs will examine the challenges of recruiting health and social care staff to relieve the pressure of endemic workforce shortages
25 February 2022
Health and Social Care Committee approves appointment of Ian Dilks as CQC Chair
The Government’s preferred candidate is a former Chair of NHS Resolution and a former chair of PwC’s Global Captive Insurance Group.
23 February 2022
‘Missed opportunity’ to tackle NHS and social care staff shortages
Committee publishes the Government's response to the Committee’s report, Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care
15 February 2022
‘A public services workforce fit for the future’ – peers launch new inquiry
New 'Designing a public services workforce fit for future' inquiry launched.
24 January 2022
MPs to examine how to end staff drain from NHS and social care to tackle workforce crisis
MPs to examine how to end staff drain from NHS and social care to tackle workforce crisis
24 November 2021
Lords debates Coronavirus Act 2020
Members debate the Act's provisions and regulations on self-isolation. Catch up
25 October 2021
Lords debates Assisted Dying Bill at second reading
Members debate the key areas of a private member's bill to make assisted dying legal. Find out more
25 October 2021
MPs examine impact of outdated equipment on cancer treatment
The evidence session will take place on Tuesday 26 October at 9.30am
22 October 2021
Experts and local government give evidence on adult social care
The Housing Communities and Local Government Committee looks into long-term funding of adult social care
22 October 2021
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