An executive summary of the Institute of Health Equity article ‘WHO European Review of Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide’ was published by the Lancet in September 2012.
This consultation document asked for views on the impact that closing the ILF in 2015 would have on users, local authorities and the wider care and support systems across the UK. It closed on 10 October 2012.
In June 2012, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published the results of its review of learning disability services, looking at 150 NHS, private care and social care services.
In March 2012, the JCHR published its report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living; the report of the Government response was published in July 2012.
In June 2012, Compact Voice published ‘Informing and influencing the new local health landscape: a guide for local Compacts’.
A report published on 18 June 2012 by the London School of Economics reveals ‘the horrific scale of mental illness in Britain — and how little the NHS does about it’.
‘Reforming social care: options for funding’ was published by the Nuffield Trust in May 2012.
The Department for Work and Pensions published the ‘National Social Report’ in May 2012.
‘The Big Society Audit 2012’ finds a ‘Big Society gap’ in performance against key indicators including age, ethnicity and affluence.
Stonewall’s survey shows that the needs of gay and bisexual men are often overlooked by health services.