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NHS ministerial responsibilities change

July 12, 2023

Will Quince MP, Minister for Health and Secondary Care, has taken over from Helen Whately.   (He has already announced that he will be standing down at the next election.) As The Minister of State for Health and Secondary Care he is responsible for:

NHS secondary care:
o elective care recovery
o hospital reconfigurations
o special measures regime
major diseases
o cancer
o diabetes
o stroke
rare diseases
long-term conditions
NHS workforce:
o recruitment and retention
o supply, education and training
o leadership
o pay and pensions
o overall lead for industrial relations
o National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)
o genomics, genetics and regenerative medicine
o clinical trials
life sciences
medicines and medicines regulation:
o pharmaceutical price regulation schemes
o uptake of new drugs
o medical technology
o medicines supply
o medicinal cannabis
o antivirals and therapeutics
international, devolved administrations, Crown dependencies and overseas territories
sponsorship of:
o NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA)
o National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
o Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
o Health Research Authority (HRA)

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