Croydon PGMC

Medical and Dental Centre

Croydon University Hospital

formerly Mayday University Hospital

NHS Updates

    Open consultation: Draft NHS Pension Scheme Transitional Regulations 2014

    NHS updates

    The Department of Health is consulting on draft regulations relating to the introduction of the 2015 National Health Service Pension Scheme for England and Wales.

    The draft regulations:

    ensure that transferring members, and new members of the 2015 scheme, remain in contracted-out employment until contracting-out ends in April 2016 prevent members of the current scheme from gaining rights as “early leavers” under that scheme when they transfer to the new scheme. Transferring members will be treated as if they remained active members of the old scheme until they leave pensionable service change the tax regime ...

    Open consultation: Draft NHS Pension Scheme Transitional Regulations 2014

    NHS updates

    The Department of Health is consulting on draft regulations relating to the introduction of the 2015 National Health Service Pension Scheme for England and Wales.

    The draft regulations:

    ensure that transferring members, and new members of the 2015 scheme, remain in contracted-out employment until contracting-out ends in April 2016 prevent members of the current scheme from gaining rights as “early leavers” under that scheme when they transfer to the new scheme. Transferring members will be treated as if they remained active members of the old scheme until they leave pensionable service change the tax regime ...

    Open consultation: Draft NHS Pension Scheme Transitional Regulations 2014

    NHS updates

    The Department of Health is consulting on draft regulations relating to the introduction of the 2015 National Health Service Pension Scheme for England and Wales.

    The draft regulations:

    ensure that transferring members, and new members of the 2015 scheme, remain in contracted-out employment until contracting-out ends in April 2016 prevent members of the current scheme from gaining rights as “early leavers” under that scheme when they transfer to the new scheme. Transferring members will be treated as if they remained active members of the old scheme until they leave pensionable service change the tax regime ...

    Government response: Response to Sustain’s campaign about hospital food standards

    NHS updates

    The Government is committed to compulsory standards for food in hospitals. That is why the independent Hospital Food Standards Panel was set up and why the Department has worked with NHS England to enforce it through the NHS Standard Contract.

    Passing new primary legislation can take a considerable time and can also be costly. Given that the government has a legally binding alternative to enact hospital food standards, the Departm...

    Government response: Response to Sustain’s campaign about hospital food standards

    NHS updates

    The Government is committed to compulsory standards for food in hospitals. That is why the independent Hospital Food Standards Panel was set up and why the Department has worked with NHS England to enforce it through the NHS Standard Contract.

    Passing new primary legislation can take a considerable time and can also be costly. Given that the government has a legally binding alternative to enact hospital food standards, the Departm...

    Government response: Response to Sustain’s campaign about hospital food standards

    NHS updates

    The Government is committed to compulsory standards for food in hospitals. That is why the independent Hospital Food Standards Panel was set up and why the Department has worked with NHS England to enforce it through the NHS Standard Contract.

    Passing new primary legislation can take a considerable time and can also be costly. Given that the government has a legally binding alternative to enact hospital food standards, the Departm...

    Speech: Equality for mental health and joining up health and care

    NHS updates

    Creating a modern, effective, sustainable health and care system at a time of extraordinary challenge

    The challenges that face us are significant – people are living longer, their conditions are becoming more complex. All this leads to rising costs and more pressure on staff.

    Since the coalition government came to power, we have supported the health and care service wherever we could. We have increased the budget for the NHS by £12.7bn over this Parliament.

    But it isn’t just about the money – it is also about doing things in a better way.

    You may have heard last week from Simon Stevens and his