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30 October 2007

Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

The Act required local authorities and primary care trusts to prepare a joint strategic needs assessment of health and social care needs.

6 November 2007

Mansell Report

The 'Services for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour or mental health needs' report acted as good practice guidance for commissioners purchasing services.

10 December 2007

'Putting people first' protocol

The 'landmark protocol' aimed to ensure independent living for all adults through joined-up and collaborative partnerships.

February 2008

'Independent Living' strategy

The government aimed to deliver its commitment to improve the the lives of disabled people through a 5-year cross-government programme.

May 2008

Quality ratings for social care providers

The Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) published quality ratings for all registered social care providers regardless of whether providers were local authority, private or voluntary.

10 June 2008

'Carers at the heart of 21st century families and communities' strategy

The government strategy highlighted the critical role of carers in promoting strong families and communities.

30 June 2008

'High quality care for all: NHS Next Stage Review' final report

Lord Darzi's review set out the government's plans to reform the NHS and focused on what the NHS could do to improve the prevention of ill health.

21 July 2008

Health and Social Care Act 2008

The Act established the Care Quality Commission as a new independent regulator for health and social care, taking on the functions of the three previous organisations.

19 January 2009

'Valuing people now: a new three-year strategy for people with learning disabilities'

The government's refreshed strategy aimed to ensure that people with learning disabilities had the same life opportunities as everyone else.