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18 January 2011

Health Committee's 2011 report into commissioning

The report responded to the 'Equity and excellence' white paper and expressed concern about 'significant institutional upheaval'.

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.

15 March 2011

Public health responsibility deal

The 'deal' aimed to create partnerships between government, health organisations and business, aiming to improve population health.

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.

10 May 2011

Law Commission report on adult social care

Following public consultation, the Commission concluded that the legal framework for social care was too fragmented and recommended far-reaching reform.

31 May 2011

Winterbourne View scandal and government response

A BBC Panorama programme exposed serious failings at Winterbourne View care home. In response, the government set out new action to transform care for people with learning disabilities.

June–September 2011

Further scrutiny of Health and Social Care Bill

Several clauses in the bill were 're-committed' to the public bill committee before the bill finally proceeded to the House of Lords on 7 September 2011.

1 July 2011

'Open public services' white paper

The paper set out the coalition government's vision for public service reform, focusing on decentralising public services and increasing choice.