NCSC will be absorbed by Œsuper regulators¹

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

|Less than three weeks after launching the NCSC, the Government announced it will be replaced. Karen Rogers explains| Just 17 days after the launch of the National Care Standards Commission (NCSC) the Government announced plans for its demise. Secretary of State for Health Alan Milburn proposes to create two new “super regulators” for health and social care to ensure the extra £2.4 billion pounds going into the NHS and social services is used effectively. The detail was published in the government document Delivering the NHS Plan and the move came as the Government admitted that the plethora of new bodies it has created to inspect health and social care over the last five years had led to fragmentation, confusion and “unnecessary bureaucracy”. The report Delivering the NHS Plan sets out a number of proposals making the case for a radically different relationship between health and social services. Many of the proposals are based upon the Government¹s Wanless report, which identified the enormous resource ga

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