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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. 

Fairer care funding, or the ‘Dilnot report’ (2011)

The Commission on Funding of Care and Support published its recommendations for a reformed social care system, Fairer care funding, or the ‘Dilnot report’.

Healthy lives, healthy people: update and way forward (2011)

This update suggested that the consultation responses had been broadly favourable regarding the government’s plans to transfer health improvement functions but that concerns were raised about th

Liberating the NHS: greater choice and control – government response: extending patient choice of provider (2011)

The government published further details on its policy of any qualified provider (AQP) in response to the Liberating the NHS: greater choice and control consultation. The government defined AQP as a

Annual accountability hearing with the Care Quality Commission (2011)

The House of Commons Health Select Committee published a highly critical review into the performance of the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

NHS Outcomes Framework 2012–2013 (2011)

The updated NHS outcomes framework for 2012–2013 was published in December 2011.

Integration – a report from the NHS Future Forum (2012)

The NHS Future Forum published its report Integration – a report from the NHS Future Forum in January 2012.