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Title Date Ends Consultation on the introduction of regulations for standardised packaging of tobacco products 7 Aug 2014 Protecting Health and Care Information 8 Aug 2014 Smokefree private vehicles 27 Aug 2014 #DaltonReview2014: new options for providers of NHS care 31 Aug 2014 Electronic prescribing of Schedules 2+3 CDs 9 Oct 2014
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Title Date Closed The Nursing and Midwifery Council - proposed changes to the governing legislation 12 Jun 2014 False or Misleading Information 6 Jun 2014 Serious mitochondrial disease: new techniques to prevent transmission 21 May 2014 Introducing the Statutory Duty of Candour 25 Apr 2014 Corporate accountability in health and social care - fit and proper person regulations 25 Apr 2014
We Asked, You Said, We Did
Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.
- We asked:
- How the White Paper commitments might be implemented - seeking views on: • proposals to extend choice of provider and treatment in planned hospital care, maternity, mental health, end of life and long term conditions. • what needs to be done to achieve a culture change and make shared decision-making the norm • the information, support and infrastructure needed to achieve the vision of informed, empowered patients making personal choices
- You said:
- The majority of respondents approved our broad proposals for extending choice and control and generally agreed with proposals to encourage and extend advance care planning and personal care planning. A recurring theme was the need to give patients appropriate information and support in order for them to make an informed choice. Patient and patient-groups stated that there was a need for healthcare professional culture to change to ensure "no decision about me, without me" becomes a reality
- We did:
- We have published Liberating the NHS: Greater Choice and control - A summary of responses. This includes detailed feedback from patients, the wider public, third sector and other organisations, healthcare professionals and the NHS. The feedback has informed a shorter, further consultation, Liberating the NHS: No decision about me, without me - Further consultation on proposals to secure shared decision-making. Documents available at http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/05/choice-consultation
During the consultation process, we ask for your feedback, you tell us and then we make positive changes. Public participation is key to our work. See what happens with We Asked, You Said, We Did.