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HOSC's response to the NHS White Paper: Equity and Excellence


In July 2010 the new government published 'Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS', a White Paper on the future of the NHS in England. This was accompanied by several consultation documents on specific aspects including:

More information on the White Paper and supplementary documents can be found on the Department of Health website.

In October 2010 HOSC submitted a response to the consultation 'Local democratic legitimacy in health'. This document sets out new roles for local authorities and is the most directly relevant to HOSC's work. HOSC's response to the consultation questions is available here.


HOSC will be following progress on local implementation of the White Paper - watch out for future agenda items on key aspects.


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