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1 June 2015

Improving GP services: commissioners and patient choice

Monitor reviewed how GP services worked for patients, focusing on the role of choice and competition.

19 June 2015

New deal for general practice

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, set out a number of commitments (both new and existing) in relation to general practice.

16 July 2015

Better leadership for tomorrow: NHS leadership review

The Department of Health published Lord Rose's independent review into and recommendations for leadership in the NHS.

15 October 2015

Changes to restrictions on overseas nurse recruitment

The government eased restrictions, adding nurses to the shortage occupation list – initially on an interim basis.

30 October 2015

Transforming Care – building the right support

A national plan set targets to reduce inpatient provision of care for people with learning disabilities and autism.

25 November 2015

Spending review and autumn statement 2015

The government committed to increasing NHS England's budget, but the wider health budget faced a real terms reduction.

3 December 2015

UnitingCare Partnership contract collapse

NHS procurement processes came under scrutiny after a contract between the ‘leader provider’ consortium and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG collapsed.


Devolution outside Greater Manchester

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of the NHS, expressed doubts about the spread of devolution outside of Manchester.

January–March 2016

Junior Doctors strikes

A dispute between the British Medical Association, NHS Employers and government over a new junior doctors contract led to industrial action.