The Health and Social Care Bill Part 2. Resources

 

At the time of writing, the government’s Health and Social Care Bill is at the stage of the second reading at the House of Lords. I’ve collected a few useful resources for further reading below.

The Department of Health Website: This page features information about the Health and Social Care Bill as well as a number of important links to other resources.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists: The RCPsych webpage contains links to their responses to the Health and Social Care Bill

The Royal College of Physicians: Details of the responses of the Royal College of Psychiatrists to the Health and Social Care Bill

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists: The RCOG webpage contains links to their response to the Health and Social Care Bill

Number 10: The Number 10 website contains a page detailing Prime Minister David Cameron’s perspective on the Health and Social Care Bill.

Implementing the Health and Social Care Bill: There is a website which focuses on implementation ofthe Health and Social Care Bill by Local Authorities.

Equality and Human Rights Commission: The website for the Equality and Human Rights Commission contains a page outlining the possible implications of a recent legal case for the Health and Social Care Bill.

Monitor: Monitor’s statement on the Health and Social Care Bill.

NICE: A webpage outlining the evidence that NICE gave to the Public Bill Committee regarding the Health and Social Care Bill.

The BMA Website: The BMA website has a page on the Health and Social Care Bill which includes links to pages explaining how the House of Lords works.

Going To Work: The TUC has organised a photo mosaic in response to the Health and Social Care Bill illustrating the varied organisational responses to the Bill.

Scottish Parliament: The Scottish Parliament’s response to the Health and Social Care Bill.

The King’s Fund: The King’s Fund is a charity with a focus on improving the health service. This page contains links to the King’s Fund’s response to the Health and Social Care Bill at various stages of its progress.

The Nuffield Trust: ‘The Nuffield Trust is described as ‘an authoritative and independent source of evidence-based research and policy analysis for improving health care in the UK’. Their webpage includes a video interview.

Wikipedia: The online encyclopedia has information on the Bill which at the time of writing was well organised with a clear structure and links for further reading.

Mind: Mind has a page on the Health and Social Care Bill.

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society: 40 charities including the NRAS produced the ‘Listen Up’ response to the Health and Social Care Bill.

OnMedica: The OnMedica website has a detailed article by Joanne Makosinski (Editor at HES magazine)

Lord Owen: On this webpage Lord Owen identifies a number of resources relevant to the Health and Social Care Bill.

The Wellcome Trust: The Wellcome Trust’s response to the Health and Social Care Bill.

Patients Association: The Patients Association response to the Health and Social Care Bill.

TheyWorkForYou.Com: Webpage detailing the House of Commons debate on the Health and Social Care Bill.

NMC Review: A brief but useful summary of the Health and Social Care Bill.

Head of Legal: A legal commentary on one part of the Health and Social Care Bill.

 

Appendix – Related Blog Posts

The Health and Social Care Bill. Part 1.  The Big Society Connection

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