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The House of Commons Health Committee’s 2010 report was published as a result of the committee’s decision to undertake an in-depth investigation into commissioning, prompted by concerns ra
The coalition government published its plans for government in Coalition: our programme for government.
Prior to the May 2010 general election, the Health Select Committee had published a highly critical report into the quality of commissioning and the capability and role of Primary Care Trusts (PCTs).
The white paper Equity and excellence: liberating the NHS set out the government’s vision for a reformed health service and stated that: 'The current architecture of the health system h
The Department of Health updated the Principles and rules for cooperation and competition, first published in 2007, to take into account the coalition government’s plans outlined in Equity and e
The government provided further detail on its plans for increasing patient choice and control in Liberating the NHS: greater choice and control. The government outlined its plans to implement a polic