Tag: House of Lords

Lords to investigate if healthcare in the EU will still be available to British citizens after Brexit

Lords to investigate if healthcare in the EU will still be available to British citizens after Brexit

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee today invites contributions to its new inquiry Brexit: reciprocal healthcare. The Committee will begin its work with an evidence session on Wednesday 13 September when it will question representatives from the Department of Health and the Nuffield Trust. Whilst this may not seem entirely ‘care’ related; many […]

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Continuous lack of planning in social care puts NHS sustainability in jeopardy

Continuous lack of planning in social care puts NHS sustainability in jeopardy

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS has slammed the ‘short-sightedness’ of successive governments for failing to plan effectively for the long-term future of the health service and adult social care. The long-term future of the NHS is an increasing public concern, with a record 55% of people saying […]

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Lords to hear from health journalists and Chief Medical Officer on NHS sustainability

Lords to hear from health journalists and Chief Medical Officer on NHS sustainability

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will tomorrow take evidence from the Government’s Chief Medical Officer, the Chief Scientific Advisor, KPMG and leading health journalists in the last set of evidence sessions of its inquiry.  The evidence sessions will start at 10:05am on Tuesday 20 December in Committee Room […]

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Jeremy Hunt MP to face accusations that he’s ignored social care & NHS funding crisis

Jeremy Hunt MP to face accusations that he’s ignored social care & NHS funding crisis

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will next week take evidence from a star line-up of witnesses including Health Secretary The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, the Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens and the health spokespeople for the Labour Party, the SNP and the Liberal Democrats. The […]

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Lords Committee on Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to hear from Jeremy Hunt

Lords Committee on Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to hear from Jeremy Hunt

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS enters its final month of oral evidence sessions in December before it drafts its report ahead of expected publication in late March 2017. The Committee’s final month of evidence sessions is a busy one, seeing it take evidence from 24 witnesses across three […]

30th November 2016 | By | Reply More
Could devolved Manchester provide model for the future of the NHS?

Could devolved Manchester provide model for the future of the NHS?

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will next week take evidence from the leaders of the new Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, the devolved body that who now controls a £6bn annual budget to deliver health and social care in Greater Manchester.   The Committee will explore […]

25th November 2016 | By | Reply More
What is the future of the NHS? House of Lords to ask Royal Colleges

What is the future of the NHS? House of Lords to ask Royal Colleges

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS will next week take evidence from six Royal Colleges and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and as it continues its investigation. The evidence sessions will start at 10:05am on Tuesday 22 November in Committee Room 1 of the House of Lords. Watch […]

18th November 2016 | By | Reply More
House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to be debated tomorrow

House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS to be debated tomorrow

FRANK FIELD, DAVID WILLETTS AND STEVE WEBB AMONG STELLA CAST OF WITNESSES TO GIVE EVIDENCE ON NHS FUNDING The House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS will tomorrow hold evidence sessions on public attitudes to funding the NHS and innovative funding models for delivering health care. You can watch the session live […]

24th October 2016 | By | Reply More
House of Lords to debate State of Care as Carers UK calls for urgent investment in care

House of Lords to debate State of Care as Carers UK calls for urgent investment in care

The Care Quality Commission has today published its annual assessment of the quality of health and adult social care in England in its State of Care report. In response, Heléna Herklots, Chief Executive of Carers UK, said: “The Care Quality Commission’s latest report shines a light on the perilous state of England’s social care market […]

13th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Lords to debate impact of Health and Social Care Act 2012 on NHS

Lords to debate impact of Health and Social Care Act 2012 on NHS

  Members of the Lords, including a former Secretary of State for Health, the chairman of the Lords Select Committee on NHS Sustainability and the President of the UK Health Forum, will debate the impact of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 on the current performance of the National Health Service and its future […]

7th September 2016 | By | Reply More
How can we ensure long-term sustainability of the NHS?

How can we ensure long-term sustainability of the NHS?

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS has today called for submissions to its inquiry as it tries to identify what the NHS of the future may look like. The Committee’s inquiry comes as NHS commissioners and providers wrestle with an annual deficient of £1.85bn and imminent demographic changes promise […]

19th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Lords to hear from NHS England on NHS long term future

Lords to hear from NHS England on NHS long term future

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS will this week take evidence from NHS England and leading health think tanks as it continues its inquiry. You can watch live here: http://www.parliamentlive.tv/         The evidence sessions will start at 10:05am on Tuesday 19 July in Committee Room 1 […]

18th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Inquiry into the future of the NHS kicks off today!

Inquiry into the future of the NHS kicks off today!

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS will today take evidence from five senior Department of Health officials and the Head of Care and Reform at DCLG as it kicks off its inquiry into the future of the NHS.       The evidence session will start at 10am on today […]

11th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Lords Committee to explore impact of Equality Act 2010 and Disability on education and healthcare

Lords Committee to explore impact of Equality Act 2010 and Disability on education and healthcare

LORDS COMMITTEE ON THE EQUALITY ACT 2010 AND DISABILITY EXPLORES ITS IMPACT ON EDUCATION AND HEALTHCARE -How are schools and hospitals affected by the legislation, peers to ask-   Next week, on Tuesday 17 November, the House of Lords Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability will question senior figures from education, health and […]

13th November 2015 | By | Reply More
House of Lords to ask charities how Equality Act can be improved for the disabled

House of Lords to ask charities how Equality Act can be improved for the disabled

UK disability charities will next week give their verdict on the disability provisions of the Equality Act 2010 to the House of Lords committee investigating the legislation.   The Committee on the Equality Act 2010 will hear on Tuesday 14 July from Disability Rights UK and the RNIB. The charities will be asked for their […]

10th July 2015 | By | Reply More
Action for learning disabled village residents raises questions in the House of Lords

Action for learning disabled village residents raises questions in the House of Lords

Questions raised in the House of Lords about the forced restructuring of Botton Village as the Action for Botton campaign continues to gain political traction Following the petition last month presented at Downing St by learning disabled Botton residents and now with over 30 concerned MPs of all colours writing to David Cameron, and other […]

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Aiming for smarter care using available technology

Aiming for smarter care using available technology

Three cutting-edge projects using technology to help manage the care of our rapidly expanding elderly population were launched at an event at the House of Lords last week as part of the Smart Living Accelerator initiative.   Anglia Ruskin University’s MedTech Campus is working with technology firms, health commissioners and frontline service providers to break […]

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