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The Policy Navigator Library has been designed to provide users with additional information to supplement material discussed in the six timelines. The library includes a list of legislation, organisations and publications. The library does not contain information on every Act or publication mentioned in the timeline, and you may find it easier to view the timelines first before accessing content in this section. 
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Commission for Social Care Inspection

The Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) was a non-departmental public body of the Department of Health, established in 2004.

Central Midwives Board

The Central Midwives Board was established by the Midwives Act 1902.

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are local, clinically led NHS organisations established by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

Clinical senates

Clinical senates were established in April 2013 to provide strategic advice to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), health and wellbeing boards and NHS England on commissioning and decision making on

Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection (CHAI) and Healthcare Commission

The Healthcare Commission, legally named the Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection (CHAI), was formed in 2004 under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003.

Commission for Healthcare Improvement (CHI)

The Commission for Healthcare Improvement (CHI) was established by the Health Act 1999 as an independent non-departmental public body.