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20 May 2010

The Coalition: our programme for government

The new government set out its health and social care priorities: it promised a commission on adult social care funding but did not reflect the ensuing wide-scale NHS reforms.

30 June 2010

Changes to CQC's assessment of adult social care services

CQC announced they would no longer award quality ratings in inspections of registered adult social care providers. The move was met with concern.

12 July 2010

'Equity and excellence: liberating the NHS' white paper

The government set out plans for significant structural reform of the NHS, public health and social care systems.

18 October 2010

'Liberating the NHS: greater choice and control' consultation

The government consulted on its reform plans outlined in 'Equity and excellence: liberating the NHS' and made changes to its plans as a result.

4 November 2010

Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP)

A national, cross-sector partnership aimed to drive forward the personalisation agenda and increase the range and availability of community-based support.

16 November 2010

A vision for adult social care: capable communities and active citizens

The government set out its vision for a holistic approach to social care, with multiple agencies collaborating to deliver a joined-up service.

January 2011

Health and Social Care Bill

The bill gave effect to the policies in the 'Equity and excellence' white paper. Concerns mounted over the scale of the changes proposed and the bill was heavily scrutinised.

31 March 2011

'Transparency in outcomes: a framework for quality in adult social care' 2011/12

The government published the first adult social care outcomes framework, aiming to set a strategic national direction for local organisations.

April–June 2011

NHS Modernisation: listening exercise and NHS Future Forum

The government announced a pause in parliamentary scrutiny of the Health and Social Care Bill and an independent forum to examine the bill.