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22 October 2015

'Sugar Reduction: The evidence for action' review

After the Health Select Committee insisted, PHE published evidence on interventions to reduce sugar consumption.

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

Autumn 2015 spending review

The chancellor announced a Better Care Fund boost, a new adult social care precept and that the government remained committed to the Dilnot reforms.

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.

30 November 2015

'Childhood obesity— brave and bold action' Health Select Committee inquiry

The Committee called on the Prime Minister to make a difference to children's health and life chances, through the childhood obesity strategy.

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.

11 December 2015

'The Health of the 51%: Women' report

The Chief Medical Officer's annual report covered violence against women and women's health in their reproductive years and later life.

2015

Devolution outside Greater Manchester

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

8 January 2016

'UK Chief Medical Officers’ Alcohol Guidelines Review'

Following evaluation of evidence about alcohol's harm to health, new guidelines made significant changes to existing 1995 guidelines.