Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care

Responsibilities

The responsibilities for the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care include:

  • primary care, including dentistry, pharmacy and ophthalmic care
  • 7- day services
  • clinical commissioning groups
  • adult social care
  • integration of health and social care
  • NHS transformation
  • dementia
  • older people
  • physical and learning disabilities
  • autism
  • cancer
  • carers
  • community health services
  • end of life care
  • allied health professions
  • third sector / volunteers
  • personal health budgets
  • long-term conditions
  • veterans’ health

Ministerial responsibility for:

NHS England

Before July 2016, most of the responsibilities of this role were covered by the Minister of State for Community and Social Care.

Previous holders of this role

  1. David Mowat

    • 2016 to 2017

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  1. Ambition interrupted: Young Carers Awareness Day

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