Policy paper

Health and Social Care Act 2012: fact sheets

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

A series of fact sheets explaining aspects of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.


These fact sheets explain particular topics associated with the act, including key themes. They include case studies of the policy in action and answers to frequently asked questions about the topic.

The fact sheets were first published in October 2011 and have since been updated to reflect the changes made during the act’s passage through Parliament.