Consultation on Updates to the Risk Assessment Framework

Monitor, 16 December 2014

This consultation seeks views on Monitor’s approach to making sure NHS foundation trusts are well run and can continue to provide good quality services for patients. After considering the feedback Monitor will update and publish a revised ‘Risk assessment framework’ in March 2015. The changes will take effect from 1 April 2015.

The consultation closes on 18 February 2015.

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Charity calls for regulation on sales of laxatives to children

BBC News, 16 October 2014

The UK’s leading eating disorder charity has called for the sale of laxatives to children to be more strictly regulated.  Beat estimates 80% of those affected by eating disorders in the UK have misused laxatives in order to lose weight…

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Policy alert: Health service bodies auditor panels and their independence

The King’s Fund Blog, 26 August 2014

Department of Health – This consultation seeks views on the regulations on the form and independence of auditor panels for NHS Trusts and CCGs. Consultation document Further information

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