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10 March 2001

National service framework for older people

The framework outlined eight standards to govern older people's services, including eliminating age discrimination and promoting person-centred care.

19 March 2001

Health Select Committee report on public health

The committee found that there were blurred lines between health and local government regarding public health responsibilities.

28 March 2001

'Valuing people - a new strategy for learning disability for the 21st century' white paper

The white paper set out a cross-government statement on learning disabilities, but limited additional resources were a barrier to implementation.

1 April 2001

National Clinical Assessment Authority

The purpose of this special health authority was to help NHS trusts to identify issues with doctors.

11 May 2001

Health and Social Care Act 2001

The Act created the legislation to underpin the proposals outlined in the the NHS plan, including the creation of care trusts.

1 July 2001

'Shifting the balance of power within the NHS' white paper

The white paper centred on the devolution of responsibilities to frontline staff and communities.

18 July 2001

Report of the public inquiry into children's heart surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary

Regulation was a central theme of the report of the inquiry into the care of children receiving complex cardiac surgery at the BRI between 1984–95.

9 August 2001

'Modernising regulation in the health professions' consultation document

The document set out proposals on the new Council for the Regulation of Healthcare Professionals and the accountability of the individual professional regulatory bodies.

1 September 2001

Performance ratings for acute trusts

All non-specialist acute NHS trusts received a star rating based on their performance, but the system was widely criticised.