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Dr Tony Copperfield
Health at a Glance 2021: OECD Indicators
This biennial report provides the latest comparable data and trends on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. This year's report places emphasis on the health impact of Covid-19 in OECD countries.
the Laura Wade-Gery review into data, digital & tech in the NHS
An important independent report, ‘Putting data, digital and tech at the heart of transforming the NHS’, which aims to build on the recent progress in the use of digital technology and ensure the centrality of its role in the transformation of the NHS and the improvement of health outcomes across the country.
Department of Health and Social Care
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care is Steve Brine
The ministers include Will Quince, Health and Secondary care,
Helen Whately, Social Care
Neil O'Brien Primary Care and Public Health
Maria Caulfield, Mental Health and Women's Health Strategy
Nick Markham CBE Minister for the Lords
The DHSC site has the latest news, reports and policy documents.
Shadow Health Cabinet and The Health & Social Care Parliamentary Committee
The Shadow Health Minister is Wes Streeting
The Commons Select Committee for health and social care is chaired by Steve Brine
Social care - under review?
Planned spending for the Department of Health and Social Care in England was £201.7 billion in 2020/21, up from £148.8 billion in 2019/20 - the DHSC is now announcing an extra £38 billion investment in the NHS and social care