Consultation responses and parliamentary briefings

Statutory Scheme consultation response

19 September 2018

We have responded to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation on changes to the statutory scheme to control the costs of branded medicines.

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Response to the independent GP Partnership Review: key lines of enquiry, call for evidence

06 September 2018

We have responded to a call for evidence on the key lines of enquiry for the independent GP Partnership Review. Our response was developed based on focused engagement with our Primary Care Reference Group and members of the NHSCC Board who are participating in the GP Partnership Review.

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Response to the General Practice Premises Policy Review call for solutions

05 September 2018

We have responded to the General Practice Premises Policy Review’s call for solutions which is being jointly undertaken by NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Response to DHSC and NHS England consultation on extending legal rights to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets

11 June 2018

We have responded to the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England’s consultation on extending legal rights to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets.

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Response Time and Transporting People in Mental Health Crisis: Submission to the Independent Mental Health Act Review

18 April 2018

This submission is based on joint work between NHSCC’s member networks The National Ambulance Commissioners Network and the Mental Health Commissioners Network; and  the Association for Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), the College of Paramedics, and NHS Pathways.  It focuses on the response time and transportation of people in mental health crisis.

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Response to draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027

26 March 2018

We have responded to HEE’s consultation on Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future – a draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027.

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NHSCC response to the Transforming Children and Young People's Mental Health Provision Green Paper

02 March 2018

We have responded to the Department of Health and Department for Education’s ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper’ consultation. The paper suggests a new approach to providing high-quality mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people, linked to their school or college.

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Response to NICE draft guideline on macular degeneration consultation

24 August 2017

Read our response to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) consultation on their draft guideline on macular degeneration.

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Response to second CQC consultation on their next phase of regulation

08 August 2017

We have responded to the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC’s) second consultation asking for views on how their regulatory approach should be developed to reflect the priorities set out in their five year strategy.

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Response to Department of Health consultation on prescribing gluten-free foods

22 June 2017

We have responded to the Department of Health’s consultation on the availability of gluten free foods on prescription in primary care. In our response we outline why we do not believe gluten free foods should be available on prescription in primary care.

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