Browsing All posts tagged under »health & social care bill«

Our say on plans for regulating research and education & training in the NHS

October 19, 2012 by


We have submitted evidence to the bill team working on the draft Care and Support Bill, raising issues about the impacts of these proposals for research for the committee of MPs and peers to consider as they scrutinise the draft Bill.

From legislation to reality

July 12, 2012 by


The statutory duty on the heath secretary for research is a huge step forward, but the new opportunities for research in the NHS must be fully embraced.

Update on government activity to support research in the NHS

May 29, 2012 by


Earl Howe gives more detail and assurances on what the Government are doing to support research in the NHS.

Now the health bill’s an act, what happens next?

April 11, 2012 by


Cancer Research UK's science blog has an update on what's happening now the Health & Social Care Bill has passed into law.

A step towards the National Health and Research Service

February 15, 2012 by


Our letter in the Times about the great news for the research sector in the ‘duty to promote research’ across the whole of the NHS.

Peers call for commitments to research

January 25, 2012 by


Three cross-party peers have written to Earl Howe to outline the key actions which they believe are needed from government to embed research throughout the NHS and public health system. Representing the Coalition, Labour and the Crossbenches, Lord Willis, Lord Turnberg and Baroness Morgan are writing on behalf of all those peers who have been focusing […]

What next with the health bill?

January 15, 2012 by


The Lords finished their clause by clause discussion of the Health & Social Care Bill in committee before Christmas, but they haven’t finished discussing the bill. Next up will be report stage – the date’s yet to be confirmed but it’s likely to be in early February. Research got quite a look in during the […]