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11 July 2012

Caring for our future white paper and Draft Care and Support Bill

The government set out plans for adult social care reform and published responses to the Dilnot and Law commissions.

12 July 2012

First trust put into special administration

South London Healthcare NHS Trust was the first trust put into special administration. The Trust Special Administrator's recommendations proved controversial.

1 October 2012

NHS Commissioning Board (later NHS England)

The independent body was established to review and assess the authorisation of clinical commissioning groups.

28 November 2012

Consultation on minimum unit pricing of alcohol and a ban on multi-buy offers

The Home Office launched a consultation on reforms to 'tackle binge drinking' but plans were eventually abandoned.

29 November 2012–7 March 2013

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Care Bill

The joint committee on the Draft Care and Support Bill published its report on the draft bill in March 2013.

30 Novemebr 2012

Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) roll-out

Norman Lamb announced the national roll-out of PHBs, following an independent evaluation which concluded they were often cost effective.

3 December 2012

Revalidation for doctors in the UK

The General Medical Council required doctors to demonstrate that they were still fit to practise through a system of annual appraisal.

17 December 2012

'Everyone counts: planning for patients 2013/14'

The document emphasised the importance of clinical leadership and outlined 'offers' to commissioners to improve services.

9 January 2013

2012 Accountability hearings with Care Quality Commission and Monitor

The Health Select Committee published reports of accountability hearings highlighting the risks of potential overlap between the two regulators.