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Committee to examine Government plans to reform NHS health and care

26 February 2021

MPs will hold the first session of an inquiry launched yesterday to examine Government proposals to reform the NHS, health and care as outlined in the White Paper, Integration and Innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all.


Tuesday 2 March - remote participation by witnesses and Committee members

At 9.30am

  • Richard Murray, Chief Executive, The King's Fund
  • Hugh Alderwick, Head of Policy, The Health Foundation
  • Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, The Nuffield Trust


At 10.30am

  • Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
  • Sarah Pickup, Deputy Chief Executive, Local Government Association
  • Sir Robert Francis, Chair, Healthwatch England
  • Chris Hopson, Chief Executive, NHS Providers

Purpose of the session

The first session will consider plans for integrated care systems, reform of social care, workforce numbers and the extension of the powers of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. NHS Providers’ Chris Hopson and Sir Robert Francis, Chair of Healthwatch England, will give evidence along with think-tanks and other stakeholder organisations.

A further two evidence sessions are planned.

Further information

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