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2 April 2014

Regulation of health and social care professionals report

The Law Commission's report recommended all recognised health care professions be regulated under a single piece of legislation.

April–November 2014

Rising NHS operational and financial pressures

Over the course of 2014, key stakeholders expressed concerns over NHS finances and operations, including government committees, NHS England and Monitor.

14 May 2014

Care Act 2014

The Act brought together previous care and support legislative provisions and built on the recommendations from the Law Commission, Dilnot Commission and Francis inquiry.

30 June 2014

Closure of Independent Living Fund

In March 2014, the government announced it would close the ILF and responsibility for users passed to local authorities from July.

July 2014

'A guide to special measures'

Monitor, CQC and TDA released a joint publication on special measures as a guide for NHS trusts and foundation trusts.

July 2014

Elliott Review into the Integrity and Assurance of Food Supply Networks

Following the 'horsemeat scandal' in 2013, the government asked Professor Chris Elliot to review the assurance of food supply networks.


2014–16 ebola epidemic

WHO designated the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The epidemic affected 10 countries.

October 2014

Dementia Identification Scheme

NHS England offer GPs cash for dementia diagnoses, provoking strong media reaction and criticism from both doctors and the general public.

8 October 2014

'Achieving Better Access to Mental Health Services by 2020'

The Department of Health set out national waiting time standards for mental health services