Care and Support Reform Programme Board: publication of papers

All papers and minutes of meetings from the Care and Support Reform Programme Board will be published for members of the Board. This is part of the drive to maintain transparency and openness in their work together and desire to follow good practice with regards to Freedom of Information (FOI) guidance. The Programme Management Office (PMO) will commission papers on… Read more →

Sustainable Development Strategy launched

A new Sustainable Development Strategy for the Health, Public Health and Social Care System 2014 – 2020 has been launched.  Reducing carbon emissions, protecting natural resources, preparing communities for extreme weather events and promoting healthy lifestyles and environments are key to the concept. The aim is also to reduce the negative impact of healthcare activities on the environment while also enhancing the… Read more →

Care and Support Reform Programme Board

The Care and Support Programme Board will ensure that all organisations involved in implementation have the necessary plans in place to deliver on their requirements, and that implementation is effective. The Board has representation from: Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Care Provider Alliance Care Quality Commission Department of Health (DH) Homes and Communities Agency Local Government Association… Read more →

CPA welcomes Andrea Sutcliffe as Chief Inspector of Social Care

The Care Provider Alliance ( which brings together representatives of all independent social care providers, warmly welcomes the appointment of Andrea Sutcliffe to the post of Chief Inspector of Social Care. The Care Provider Alliance has argued for some time that there is a need for CQC’s inspection regimes for health services and for social care services to be distinctive,… Read more →

CPA welcomes Jon Rouse to the NHS

Independent care providers welcome appointment of new Department of Health Director General The Care Provider Alliance, has welcomed the news that the Department of Health has appointed a new Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Jon Rouse, and will be ready to work with him in March 2013. “This is an intense period for the social… Read more →