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Archive of: August, 2009

  • General Election Prospectus

    The Specialised Healthcare Alliance has reviewed its priorities for the next Parliament, which are summarised in the attached document. In particular, the Alliance wishes to see:

    • A minister with responsibility for specialised services;
    • Comprehensive designation of specialised providers with robust pooled budgets to pay for them;
    • Proper regulatory oversight of specialised commissioning through the Care Quality Commission;
    • An ethical framework applied consistently across the NHS in relation to funding decisions.