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5 June 2018

Carers Action Plan 2018-2020

The government set out a programme of action to support unpaid carers and commited to their inclusion in the social care green paper.

17 June 2018

NHS at 70 funding settlement

As the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS approached, Prime Minister Theresa May announced a 5 year funding settlement and a 10-year plan for the NHS.

27 June 2018

Joint select committee report on 'Long term funding of adult social care'

The Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees aimed to feed into the social care green paper.

9 July 2018

Matt Hancock named as health and social care secretary

Matt Hancock replaced Jeremy Hunt as health secretary having previously served as secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport.

19 July 2018

Climate change: second national adaptation programme (2018 to 2023)

The National Adaptation Programme (NAP) set out national actions to prepare for the challenges of climate change, including a focus on health risks.

3 August–26 October 2018

Integrated Care Provider consultation

NHS England carried out a public consultation on a new type of contract for commissioning integrated services from ICPs.

5 August 2018

‘Opt-out’ organ donation

The government announced the introduction of an 'opt-out' rather than 'opt-in' system for organ and tissue donation from 2020.

13 August 2018

Bawa-Garba case

Dr Bawa-Garba successfully appealed a ruling that she be struck off the medical register after being found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter of a patient.

6 September 2018

'Prevention is better than cure: our vision to help you live well for longer' policy paper

The Department for Health and Social Care set out ambitions to improve healthy life expectancy by preventing ill health.