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.