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.