The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has shared concerns over 'wall of secrecy'
Campaigners have warned that the government’s proposed Health and Care Bill will create “a wall of secrecy”.
The bill, currently at committee stage in the House of Commons, will apply in England only.
Key aspects of the bill, include:
• development of a new procurement regime for the NHS and public health procurement, informed by public consultation, aimed at the reduction of bureaucracy, and to reduce the need for competitive tendering “where it adds limited or no value”;
• measures to “improve oversight and accountability” through new assurance and data sharing measures in social care, update the legal framework to ...