23 July 2019
Following Theresa May’s resignation, Boris Johnson defeated Jeremy Hunt to become leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister of the UK.
26 September 2019
NHS England set out proposals for a ‘highly targeted bill’, aiming to remove legislative barriers to integration and enable implementation of the Long Term Plan.
25 February 2020
Professor Sir Michael Marmot examined progress in addressing health inequalities in England, 10 years on from the landmark Marmot review.
March 2020–February 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic and government response had considerable, wide-ranging impacts on people’s health and health care services.
6 March 2020
Matt Hancock wrote to MPs and peers across Westminster seeking to ‘begin the process of building a cross-party consensus on social care’.
17 March 2020
Leaders of the NHS in England set out extensive changes to NHS services to prepare to treat large numbers of inpatients with COVID-19 and limit the spread of the disease.
25 March 2020
The government legislated for wide-ranging measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and support the health and care sector.
15 April 2020
The Department of Health and Social Care published a plan for the COVID-19 response in social care, including more diagnostic testing for care users and staff.
29 April 2020
Leaders of the NHS in England outlined measures to start reopening some services which had been paused in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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