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The Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 received royal assent on 20 November 2003.
The NHS improvement plan was published on 24 June 2004 and set out the priorities for the NHS for the period between 2004 and 2008.
In October 2004, the government published Practice-based commissioning: engaging practices in commissioning to outline the Department of Health’s latest thoughts around the role of indicative bu
Following the NHS improvement plan in 2004, Creating the patient-led NHS: delivering the NHS improvement plan was published in order to provide further detail regarding the plan’s implementation