Policy paper

Briefing notes on amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Some of the changes the Government is making in response to the NHS Future Forum require amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill.

Documents

Government response to the NHS Future Forum report: Briefing notes on amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill

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Addendum to Government response to the NHS Future Forum report: briefing notes on amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill

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Briefing notes on Government amendments

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Detail

Following the Government’s listening exercise on the Health and Social Care Bill, the NHS Future Forum published their recommendations on the future for NHS modernisation. The Government published its response on 20 June, setting out the changes it intends to make in response to the recommendations. The NHS Future Forum report and the Government response are available via the link below.

NHS Future Forum recommendations to Government

Some of the changes in the Government response require amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill.  A set of Government amendments to the Bill was published on 24 June, for debate during Committee,

Health and Social Care Bill 2010-11 - Bill documents (opens new window)

The notes describe the purpose and effect of the amendments, following the structure of the Government response. A fuller description of the context for the amendments and of the other changes to the modernisation plans is provided by the response.

Three additional Government amendments were tabled on 7 July 2011. The Government has produced an addendum to the briefing notes document to accompany these amendments.

A set of Government amendments to the Bill was handed in on 31 August for debate during Commons Report.