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Health and Social Care Committee

Commons Select Committee

Welcome to the cross-party Health and Social Care Committee. It is our responsibility to scrutinise the work of the Department of Health and Social Care and its associated public bodies. We examine government policy, spending and administration on behalf of the electorate and the House of Commons. The Committee Chair is the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsHealth

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Committee news

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MPs to take evidence on Covid-19 ‘test and trace’ strategy
MPs to take evidence on Covid-19 ‘test and trace’ strategy
29 May 2020
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Social care: funding and workforce inquiry reopens
Health and Social Care Committee reopens inquiry on identifying social care funding gap
20 May 2020
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MPs to take evidence on managing coronavirus in social care
MPs to get lessons from abroad in management of coronavirus outbreak in social care
15 May 2020
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MPs to hear evidence on strains of providing NHS and care services in pandemic
Health and Social Care Committee hears frontline experience from NHS Providers and independent analysis from think tanks
7 May 2020
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Government Chief Scientific Adviser questioned on progress towards easing lockdown
Health and Social Care Committee hears from the Chief Scientific Adviser and Deputy Chief Medical Officer
1 May 2020
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Committee to hold first evidence session for inquiry into delivering core NHS and care services during the Covid-19 pandemic
Challenge to deliver core NHS services in cancer, maternity and mental health examined by MPs
27 April 2020
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Delivering Core NHS and Care Services inquiry launched
Health and Social Care Committee examines challenge to deliver key NHS and care services in coronavirus pandemic
23 April 2020
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MPs to question Secretary of State
MPs call in Secretary of State Matt Hancock on management of the coronavirus outbreak
9 April 2020
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Nursing staff safety and ability to care “fundamentally compromised”
Royal College of Nursing Chief Executive Dame Donna Kinnair writes to the Committee
8 April 2020
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Rescheduled: MPs take evidence on protection offered to doctors against coronavirus
MPs to hear evidence on protection offered to doctors against coronavirus
25 March 2020
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UK's plans to cope with a potential coronavirus epidemic examined
Health and Social Care Committee questions Government's Chief Scientific Adviser and NHS representatives
13 March 2020
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Appointment of the Chair of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
The Health and Social Care Committee approves of the Government's preferred candidate for Chair of NICE
13 March 2020
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Social care funding and workforce inquiry launched
Health and Social Care Committee launches inquiry to identify social care funding gap
10 March 2020
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Committee to hold a pre-appointment hearing with Sharmila Nebhrajani OBE
Committee to hold a pre-appointment hearing with the Government’s preferred candidate for the role of Chair of the NICE
6 March 2020
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UK's plans to tackle possible coronavirus pandemic examined
Health and Social Care Committee questions Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty
3 March 2020
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Health and Social Care Committee membership agreed
See the committee membership for Parliament 2019
2 March 2020
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Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP elected Chair of Health and Social Care Committee
The new Chair-elect of the Health and Social Care Select Committee is the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP
30 January 2020
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General Election 2019
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 6 November 2019, all select committees have ceased to exist
6 November 2019
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Health and Social Care Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2017-19
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2017-19 Parliament
5 November 2019
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Health and Social Care Committee Chair comments on Scottish Affairs Committee report on drugs policy
Health and Social Care Committee Chair comments on Scottish Affairs Committee report on problem drug use in Scotland
4 November 2019
Total results 174 (page 1 of 9)