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The Health Select Committee published its report on independent sector treatment centres (ISTCs) on 13 July 2006.
In November 2006, the Department of Health launched a consultation on bringing together the regulation of NHS and adult social care services following the 2005 Budget announcement that the government
The government published The future regulation of health and adult social care in England: response to consultation in October 2007, which built on existing proposals outlined in 2006. The document w
As part of the 2008/09 NHS operating framework, the Department of Health published Principles and rules for cooperation and competition (PRCC). The PRCC was intended as guidance for system managers,
The NHS operating framework 2008/09 was published on 13 December 2007 and included a requirement that by 1 April 2008 all primary care trusts (PCTs) would need to create an internal separation of thei
The government launched its Healthy weight, healthy lives strategy to tackle rising obesity.