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.

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.

Impact of Black Lives Matter movement on employers and brands

15 November 2021

Data and market research company, Savanta, has produced a report, Black Lives Matter: Everywhere, which examines what consumers and employees from ethnic minorities expect from the brands they support and the institutions that they work for.

Frontline health and social care workers must be double jabbed

10 November 2021

In September, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England published a consultation seeking views on whether or not to extend vaccination requirements to health and care settings for Covid-19 and also for flu.

NICE publishes ME/CFS guideline

9 November 2021

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its long-anticipated updated guideline for myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).