Quarter of firms trading with Europe considering move to the EU

17 November 2021

Before this week’s episode of Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 titled Did Brexit work for business?, the Institute of Directors (IoD) was asked to carry out a poll about firms’ experiences of trading with the EU since the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) came into force in January.

CQC seeks views on its new powers in Health and Care Bill

16 November 2021

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will be given new responsibilities as part of the Health and Care Bill relating to assurance that Local Authorities are meeting their Care Act 2014 duties, and oversight of the new statutory Integrated Care Systems (ICSs), and is calling for views about these new duties.

Next steps for PCNs within ICSs to be reviewed

16 November 2021

NHS England Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard has asked Dr Claire Fuller, GP and Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System (ICS) Senior Responsible Officer, to review the next steps for how Primary Care Networks (PCNs) will work within ICSs.