Paul Burstow has made the following statements both written and oral to questions regarding care in the UK.
”The proposals we have outlined in the Health and Social Care Bill place a much firmer emphasis on. The importance of integration-better collaboration, partnership working and integration across social care and the national health service at all levels. The NHS Commissioning Board, Clinical Commissioning Groups, health and well being boards as well as the regulators Monitor and the Care…”
”The Department has no plans to establish a Malnutrition Commission. The Dignity in Care Commission was established as a joint initiative by the NHS Confederation, Age UK and the Local Government Group and I have invited Age UK to meet me to discuss how malnutrition could form part of the Commission’s work and how we can address the policy issue more widely”
”The Department has allocated the following funding to Age UK: £ 2010-11 833,370 2011-12 703,435 It should be noted that funding for 2011-12 represents the latest allocations and additional funding could be allocated in the remaining months of the financial year. Age UK has received funding from the Department for the role it undertakes as a departmental strategic partner”.
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