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Essay Collection Launched: Health Policy Priorities for a New Parliament

Essay Collection Launched: Health Policy Priorities for a New Parliament

6th July 2015

Some of the key figures in the health world have put pen to paper to outline their ‘wish’ list for the NHS and social care over the next Parliament. Their thoughts are contained in a joint essay collection being launched in Parliament today by the All-Party Parliamentary Health Group (APHG) and The King’s Fund, “Health Policy Priorities for a New Parliament.” Lord David Prior, Under Secretary of State for NHS Productivity spoke at the launch.

The APHG are delighted to announce the launch of our new essay collection: Health Policy Priorities for a New Parliament.

Download the report here.

In the publication, health sector leaders from a wide range of organisations spell out what they see as the key challenges for health and social care over the next Parliament - and what policies are needed in response.

Contributors to the collection include:

Rt. Hon. Sir Kevin Barron MP, APHG Chair

Baroness Julia Cumberlege, APHG Co-Chair

Professor John Appleby, Chief Economist, The King’s Fund

Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

Dame Kate Barker, Chair, Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England

Ray James, President, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

David Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Pharmaceutical and Public Health Policy, UCL School of Pharmacy

Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Director for Innovation, NHS England

Candace Imison, Director of Healthcare Systems, The Nuffield Trust

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair Royal College of General Practitioners

Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing

Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE, Chief Executive, Health Foundation

Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind

Professor David Oliver, President, British Geriatrics Society

Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive National Voices

Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health