• Debate Pack

    Governance of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

    A Westminster Hall debate on the Governance of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has been scheduled for Wednesday 8 June 2016 at 2.30 pm. It will be led by Suella Fernandes. This House of Commons Library debate pack contains a summary of the issues, relevant reports, press and parliamentary coverage, and links to further reading.

  • Debate Pack

    Performance of the North East Ambulance Service

    There will be a debate on the Performance of the North East Ambulance Service in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 4 May 2016 at 2.30pm. Sharon Hodgson MP will lead the debate. This House of Commons Library page provides some background to the debate, some performance indicators and links to reports and further reading.

  • Debate Pack

    NHS in London

    MPs will debate the NHS in London on Thursday 24 March in Westminster Hall. The debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Dr Rupa Huq. This House of Commons Library Debate Pack provides a summary and statistics as well as press and parliamentary coverage of the issues.

  • Research Briefing

    National Health Service Bill 2015-16

    The National Health Service Bill 2015-16, also known as the “NHS Reinstatement Bill” is due to have its Second Reading debate on 11 March 2016. It is a Private Members Bill introduced by Caroline Lucas on 1 July 2015. The Bill seeks to make changes to a number of provisions in the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the National Health Service Act 2006 and other legislation.

  • Debate Pack

    Community pharmacies

    This Commons Library debate pack has been prepared for the Westminster Hall debate on community pharmacies on Tuesday 23 February 2016. The debate has been tabled by Derek Thomas MP.

  • Debate Pack

    The NHS and a social care commission

    There will be a Backbench Business debate on "The NHS and a social care commission" on Thursday 28 January 2016. This Library debate pack provides a background summary and related parliamentary coverage and reports. The debate was initiated by Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP.

  • Research Briefing

    NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc.) Bill

    This House of Commons Library briefing paper provides information on the NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc.) Bill (Bill 11 2015-16).The Bill aims to reduce the Department of Health’s involvement in NHS charities (charities linked to NHS bodies). Specifically it makes provision for the removal of the Secretary of State’s long-standing powers to appoint trustees. The Bill also contains provisions to ensure that a new independent Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity can receive royalties in relation to performances or publications of the play Peter Pan (JM Barrie gave the hospital rights to the royalties in 1929).

  • Debate Pack

    World Prematurity Day

    MPs will debate World Prematurity Day in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 24 November at 9.30 am . The debate will be opened by Chris Heaton-Harris. This Library debate pack contains background to the debate, including statistics, press and parliamentary coverage.