Category Archive: Commissioning

Guidance on hearing loss published
  • 5
    Oct

Guidance on hearing loss published

Several government departments and other stakeholders have joined together to publish new three new guides on what works for people with hearing loss. The guides examine how society can help people with hearing loss and communication needs. The three guides...

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Milton Keynes decides against rationing NHS hearing care
  • 13
    Jun

Milton Keynes decides against rationing NHS hearing care

Following a public consultation, Milton Keynes has decided not to proceed with proposals to ration NHS hearing care. Dr Nicola Smith, Chair, NHS Milton Keynes, said: “We have carefully considered all of the responses and taken into consideration all the...

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NHS Commissioners decide against restricting access to hearing care
  • 25
    Nov

NHS Commissioners decide against restricting access to hearing care

Action on Hearing Loss has announced that NHS commissioners in Worcestershire have decided not to restrict access to NHS hearing care Three NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) currently work together to plan and fund services across Redditch and Bromsgrove, Wyre...

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Policy rationing hearing aid provision in North Staffordshire referred to the Secretary of State
  • 11
    Nov

Policy rationing hearing aid provision in North Staffordshire referred to the Secretary of State

The Healthy Staffordshire Select Committee voted unanimously this week to refer a policy to ration hearing aids for people with mild and moderate hearing loss by North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to the Secretary of State for Health It...

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Health Committee urges Government to review NHS and social care funding ahead of Autumn Statement
  • 4
    Nov

Health Committee urges Government to review NHS and social care funding ahead of Autumn Statement

The Health Select Committee has written to the Chancellor highlighting concerns about the sustainability of health and social care in England. The Health Committee’s letter highlights concerns about unsustainable NHS finances, the need to do more on preventative care, manage...

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NCHA respond to House of Lords review of the NHS
  • 28
    Oct

NCHA respond to House of Lords review of the NHS

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS has published the NCHA’s written evidence, meaning we can now share our submission publicly. The House of Lords appointed a Select Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the...

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