Reforming the NHS: changes to the Health and Social Care Bill

The amendments proposed to the Health and Social Care Bill by the government respond to many of the concerns that we and others have raised. It now offers a more promising approach to addressing the challenges of the future.

However the Bill is being amended quickly, the changes are complex, and outstanding questions remain about how the reforms will work. We have produced a briefing on the Health and Social Care Bill amendments and a simple comparison below that sets out the Bill's initial proposals, what has now changed and some key questions that remain unanswered.

NHS reforms: the changes and the unresolved issues