Health Committee - Third Report
After Francis: making a difference

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 10 September 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 An open and transparent NHS

3 Raising concerns and resolving disputes

4 The NHS and its patients

5 Nursing and healthcare assistant staff in the NHS

6 The future of regulation

Annex: The case of Mr Gary Walker, former Chief Executive of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Appendix 1: Correspondence between the Committee Chair and the incoming Chair of the Care Quality Commission

Appendix 2: Implementing Safe Nurse Staffing in an NHS organisation: briefing note from the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 12 February 2013: Robert Francis QC, Chairman, The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry

Tuesday 5 March 2013: Sir David Nicholson KCB CBE, Chief Executive, and Professor Sir Bruce Keogh KBE, Medical Director, National Health Service (England), and Liz Redfern CBE, Director of Nursing, NHS South of England.

Tuesday 19 March 2013: Gary Walker, former Chief Executive of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, and David Bowles, former Chair of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Tuesday 23 April 2013: Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health, and Una O’Brien CB, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health.

Written evidence

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