A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain

The Department of Health (DH) is the Ministerial Department of the United Kingdom Government responsible for government policy on health and adult social care matters in England, along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive. It oversees the English National Health Service (NHS). [1]
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Frequently met organisations

Rt Hon Andrew Lansley CBE MP
Secretary of State for Health, Department of Health [0]

Anne Milton MP
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Public Health), Department of Health [0]

David Nicholson
NHS Chief Executive, Department of Health [0]

Frederick Curzon (Earl Howe)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health [0]
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Quality), Department of Health [0]

Paul Burstow MP
Minister of State (Care Services), Department of Health [0]

Richard Douglas
Acting Permanent Secretary, Department of Health [0]

Dame Sally Davies DBE
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health [0]

Simon Burns MP
Minister of State (Health), Department of Health [0]

Una O’Brien
Permanent Secretary, Department of Health [0]
Permanent Secretary Department of Health, Department of Health [0]

September 2011

DH met the following to discuss Health and Social Care Bill:
Food for Life
King's Fund
NHS Alliance
Royal College of Nursing

DH met the following to discuss the work McLaren are doing with Birmingham Children’s Hospital in relation to paediatric intensive care:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Fentiman Consultants Ltd
McLaren Electronic Systems

DH met the following to discuss Britain’s Nurses campaign:
CEO of Britain's Nurses
Head of Healthcare at Odgers Berndtson

DH met the following to discuss young people’s mental health:
Lunch hosted by Archbishop of Canterbury
mental health and young people's/children's charities

DH met the following for introductory meeting:
Association of British Healthcare Industries
Local Government Association

DH met the following for round-table discussion:
Addiction to medicines stakeholder groups
National Stakeholder Forum

DH met Professor Peter Brocklehurst to discuss a maternity publication regarding the Birthplace in England programme.

DH met High Sheriff of Surrey to discuss alcohol issues.

DH met LGG elected councillors of the Community Wellbeing Programme Board to discuss Community Wellbeing Programme Board.

DH met Ian McCormick to discuss dental issues.

DH met National Voices to discuss NHS Future Forum response.

DH met Age UK to discuss public health.

DH met Telehealth providers to discuss telehealth.

DH met Faculty of Public Health to discuss the publication of the response to the Public Health White Paper Consultation.

DH met Russell Reynolds for Appointments discussion.

DH met Royal College of Nursing for Catch-up.

DH met Tesco for discussion on responsibility deal.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum for regular meeting.

DH met Teenage Cancer Trust for update on charity activity.

DH met RKH Harrison Group to discuss Clinical Negligence Insurance.

DH met BMA Junior Doctors Committee to discuss Education and Training.

DH met Wellcome Trust to discuss general update.

DH met British Medical Association to discuss Medical Research.

DH met Professor Brian Toft - Independent Patient Safety Expert to discuss Neurolaxical Devices.

DH met Senior leaders from telehealth and telecare companies to discuss On the launch of the three million lives campaign.

DH met GlaxoSmithKline to discuss Relationship between NHS and Pharma Industry.

DH met Responsibility Deal Network to discuss Speech.

DH met NHS Confederation to discuss Value based pricing.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum to discuss Various.

DH met WhizzKidz to discuss Wheelchair services for children.

DH met National Voices to discuss Working effectively with third sector stakeholders.

August 2011

DH met Starbucks to discuss Out of Home Calorie Labelling.

DH met Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network for regular meeting.

DH met Royal College of Midwives Services to discuss Commissioning for Midwifery.

July 2011

DH met the following to discuss antipsychotics audit:
British Medical Association
Royal College of General Practitioners

DH met the following for discussion about clinical commissioning groups:
NHS Alliance
National Association of Primary Care (NAPC)

DH met the following for introductory meeting:
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
Queen Mary University

DH met Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health to discuss children and young people's mental health.

DH met British Acupuncture Council to discuss complementary therapies / Chinese medicine and regulation.

DH met McDonald's to discuss Out of Home Calorie Labelling.

DH met Various care home providers to discuss regulation.

DH met Russell Reynolds for Appointments discussion.

DH met Royal Pharmaceutical Society for discussion on public health services.

DH met Responsibility Deal Partners for discussion on responsibility deal.

DH met Ipsos MORI for general discussion.

DH met Learning Disabilities Programme Board for regular meeting.

DH met United Kingdom Accreditation Service to discuss Accreditation.

DH met Cancer Research UK Services to discuss Commissioning for Cancer.

DH met Brittle Bone Society to discuss follow-up from a parliamentary question.

DH met Royal College of Psychiatrists to discuss introductory/farewell meeting with incoming and outgoing Presidents.

DH met Hempson's Solicitors to discuss Mid-Staffordshire Inquiry.

DH met UK Rehabilitation Council to discuss Reablement.

DH met Royal College of Nursing to discuss Reforms to the NHS.

DH met Local Government Group (LGG) to discuss Summit for Adult Social Care Lead Members.

June 2011

DH met the following to discuss proposed new arrangements for NHS Bursaries:
Royal College of Midwives
Royal College of Nursing
Society of Radiographers
UNISON

DH met the following for general discussion:
James Harding ~2 times
The Times ~2 times
and others

DH met the following for update meeting:
Change4Life Partners
Kidney Alliance
Royal Pharmaceutical Society

DH met the following to discuss Dinner:
Age UK 9 Jun
Hawkpoint Partners 30 Jun
UCLPartners 20 Jun

DH met the following to discuss blood donation and improve awareness:
Blood Donation Awareness Event
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss HandSC Bill:
Nuffield Trust
The King's Fund

DH met the following to discuss organ donation and transplantation:
APPG for Transplantation
Transplant

DH met the following to discuss the Alcohol Strategy:
Alcohol Strategy Engagement Event
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss the Munro Review:
Munro Review Implementation Group
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss the Responsibility Deal, the progress of the Public Health agenda and Food Network pledges:
Food and Drink Federation
various stakeholders

DH met the following for NHS modernisation discussion:
British Medical Association
Royal College of Nursing

DH met the following for White Paper engagement round-table:
Various ~2 times
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss general update:
University of Southampton
Wellcome Trust

DH met the following to discuss Lunch:
Channel 4 News 9 Jun
Independent on Sunday 23 Jun

DH met Relationships Care Community Ltd to discuss a tool for care homes, the CQC, running costs of the NHS, the shape of care in the future, and the role of gerontological specialists.

DH met Alzheimer's Society to discuss dementia policy.

DH met Bounty to discuss how Bounty can help spread health messages to new and expectant parents.

DH met Royal College of Midwives to discuss midwives.

DH met Alcohol Network Sub-Chairs to discuss Responsibility Deal.

DH met Brook to discuss sexual health and education about sex and relationships in school.

DH met Society for the Protection of Unborn Children to discuss the abortion rate.

DH met Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to discuss the content of the report ‘High Quality Women’s Healthcare’.

DH met Fitness Industry Association to discuss the Responsibility Deal and wider physical activity agenda.

DH met Burton Addiction Centre to discuss the work of the BAC.

DH met India-UK CEO Forum to discuss the work of the Forum.

DH met Universities UK for discussion of medical and dental tuition fees.

DH met Mayor of London's Office for discussion on London Health.

DH met Diabetes UK for discussion on rates of Diabetes.

DH met Allied Health Professionals Federation for general catch-up and to discuss the listening Exercise and NHS Future Forum report.

DH met Unite the Union for general catch-up.

DH met Ministerial Medical Technologies Strategy Group for MMTSG co-chairs' meeting.

DH met Ministerial Medical Technologies Strategy Group for MMTSG main meeting.

DH met Johnston & Johnston for Policy discussion.

DH met Change4Life Partners for Public health discussion.

DH met Dementia Action Alliance for Quarterly meeting.

DH met Russell Reynolds for update discussion.

DH met The Behaviour and Health Research Unit for update on the work of the unit.

DH met Independent Reconfiguration Panel to discuss annual update on work programme.

DH met Royal College of Nursing to discuss Award Winners Tea.

DH met Cancer Research UK to discuss Clinical research in the NHS.

DH met Baroness Cumberlege to discuss Independent Midwives.

DH met Trades Union Congress to discuss Open Public Services White Paper.

DH met Colin Morgan to discuss Pricing of Goods supplied to the NHS.

May 2011

DH met the following to discuss cannabis use and FRANK:
APPG on Cannabis and Children Group
Cannabis Skunk Sense

DH met the following to discuss current appointments:
Russell Reynolds ~2 times
Stanton Marris

DH met the following to discuss palliative care and disabled children:
National Oversight Group on Palliative Care
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss sexual health:
New Attitudes Contraception
Sexual Health Clinic

DH met the following to discuss the Alcohol Strategy:
Alcohol Engagement Event
various stakeholders

DH met the following for discussion on the Tobacco Plan:
Action on Smoking and Health
The UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies

DH met the following for Quarterly meeting:
National Stakeholder Forum
Social Partnership Forum

DH met the following to discuss listening event for Health and Social Care Bill:
Chief Nursing Officer Listening Event
Maternity and Newborn Care Listening Event

DH met the following to discuss Lunch:
English Community Care Association 12 May
Federation of Bakers 11 May

DH met English Community Care Association to discuss care services.

DH met Imperial College London services to discuss competition in health.

DH met Trades Union Congress to discuss industrial relations.

DH met Bliss to discuss NHS reforms in relation to improvements in neonatal care.

DH met UK Advisory Forum on Ageing to discuss older people policy.

DH met Self-Care Forum to discuss self-care.

DH met Cheshire East Council to discuss tackling alcohol abuse and how to support the council in delivering the best Health and Wellbeing outcomes for local residents.

DH met World Health Organisation to discuss the ongoing work of the WHO.

DH met International Centre for Drug Policy to discuss the work of IDCP and international drug control.

DH met Allied Health Professionals for AHP federation meeting.

DH met Princess Royal Trust for Carers for Care and personalisation round-table.

DH met Stanton Marris for Catch-up.

DH met Guardian for listening exercise QandA.

DH met Royal College of Physicians for meeting on health reforms.

DH met NHS Local Improvement Finance Trust for Policy discussion.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum for round-table discussion.

DH met Russell Reynolds for update discussion.

DH met Foundation Trust Network for update meeting.

DH met British Medical Council Awards for update on Clinical Excellence.

DH met Wellcome Trust for update Research Capability Programme.

DH met Baxter International to discuss Assistive Technology.

DH met The King's Fund to discuss Charity and 3rd sector listening.

DH met NHS Future Forum to discuss Dinner * on 3 May 2011.

DH met NHS Partners Network to discuss Joint Engagement session with PS(Q).

DH met Medical Directors to discuss listening Event Council for Science and Technology To discuss innovation and research.

DH met Richmond Group of Charities to discuss listening event on the White Paper.

DH met Allied Health Professionals to discuss listening event.

DH met Specialised Healthcare Alliance to discuss On a number of issues around the Health Reforms.

DH met Royal College of Nursing to discuss RCN listening event for Health and Social Care Bill.

DH met Various Conference to discuss Safeguarding Adults.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum to discuss Various.

April 2011

DH met the following to discuss Lunch:
Age UK 5 Apr
Carers UK 5 Apr
The Daily Mail 28 Apr

DH met the following for NHS modernisation discussion:
British Medical Association
Royal College of Nursing

DH met the following to discuss Dinner:
Lord Darzi 4 Apr
Lord Wolfson 28 Apr

DH met University College London to discuss vCJD and vCJD testing.

DH met Mind for discussion of Mental Health Issues.

DH met Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for introductory meeting.

DH met British Medical Association for meeting on Health and Social Care Bill.

DH met British Healthcare Trades Association for Policy discussion.

DH met Biomedicine Forum for regular Dinner meeting.

DH met British Lung Foundation for update meeting.

DH met Royal College of Nursing to discuss Congress round-table as part of listening exercise.

DH met British Medical Association to discuss Data Protection.

DH met Physical Activity Network to discuss Responsibility Deal.

March 2011

DH met the following for round-table discussion on disabled children and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Green Paper:
Contact a Family
Council for Disabled Children
Mencap
Ministerial Implementation Group
Special Education Consortium
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss the formation of an ‘Institute of Health Visiting’:
Dr Cheryll Adams
Professor Rosamund Bryar
Professor Sally Kendall
Professor Sarah Cowley

DH met the following for general discussion:
Confederation of British Industry
James Harding ~2 times
The Times ~2 times
and others

DH met the following to discuss dentistry:
Association of Dental Groups
Jerry Asquith
Prof Nairn Wilson

DH met the following to discuss Dinner:
Centre for Policy Studies 8 Mar
NHS Confederation 24 Mar
The Times 14 Mar

DH met the following to discuss autism policy:
Autism Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss developing a collective view on a national ambition and the contribution that each partner can make:
Obesity Document – First Engagement Event
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss future policy direction on young people and young people’s services:
Youth Summit
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss non-invasive post mortems:
Royal College of Pathologists
Royal College of Radiologists

DH met the following to discuss social care policy:
Social Care Reference Group
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss the Public Health Responsibility Deal:
Fitness Industry Association
Sport England

DH met the following to discuss the role of active travel in improving health and preventing disease:
Sustrans
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss what can be done to address the high rates of Tuberculosis in many of the UK’s urban centres:
APPG on Global Tuberculosis
TB Alert

DH met the following for round-table discussion:
Responsibility Deal Behaviour Change Network
various stakeholders

DH met the following for update discussion:
Accenture
Saxton Bampfylde

DH met the following to discuss Reception with clinical leaders from the NHS to discuss their experiences of the TCS mortems:
Transforming Community Services
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss The Health Visitors Early Implementer site launch:
Health Visitor Event
various stakeholders

DH met AT Care to discuss assisted living.

DH met Standing Commission on Carers to discuss carers policy.

DH met Healthcare at Home to discuss extending and improving patient choice.

DH met UK Public Health Association to discuss housing, health and fuel poverty.

DH met SANE to discuss mental health.

DH met Sports and Recreation Trust Association to discuss the contribution that leisure trusts can make to public health and to promote physical activity and sport.

DH met National Maternity Support Foundation to discuss the NMSF’s work and for NMSF to present their agenda for maternity care.

DH met Faculty of Public Health to discuss the Public Health White Paper and its implications.

DH met Cancer Research UK to discuss the Sunbeds (Regulation Act) 2010 and their interest in the progress and implementation of it.

DH met Love Hope Strength Foundation to discuss the UK Register for bone marrow donors and how recruitment to this could be improved.

DH met Tobacco Retailers Strategy for discussion on DH Tobacco.

DH met Royal College of Nursing for discussion on Health Bill.

DH met Healthcare Purchasing Consortium for discussion on NHS Procurement.

DH met Change for Life Stakeholders for Public Health discussion.

DH met Food Network for regular meeting.

DH met Faculty of Public Health for update from Faculty on public health regulation.

DH met Cystic Fibrosis Trust to discuss Health Bill.

DH met Children's Engagement Stakeholder Group to discuss Health White Paper engagement event.

DH met Sport England to discuss Responsibility Deal physical activity network.

February 2011

DH met the following to discuss Lunch:
Financial Times 16 Feb
Rethink 10 Feb
The Daily Mail 16 Feb

DH met the following to discuss muscular dystrophy:
Lord Walton
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

DH met the following to discuss older people’s policy:
Older People's Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss sugar and nutrition:
AB Sugar
Sancroft

DH met the following for discussion on NHS Reforms:
Kaiser Permanente
Novartis

DH met the following for Follow-up meeting:
General Dental Council
Prescription Charges Coalition

DH met the following for Health NGOs meeting round-table discussion:
Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss Ministerial business:
Deborah Turness ~2 times
ITV News ~2 times

DH met The Patients Association to discuss 'Trust in your GP' pledge.

DH met Cord Blood Charity to discuss adult stem cells for transplantation.

DH met British Dental Association to discuss Care Quality Commission.

DH met Communication Council to discuss commissioning services for children’s speech, language and communication needs.

DH met DHL to discuss cost reduction Programme.

DH met British Medical Association to discuss the feedback from her speech to the BMA ‘Healthy Lives Healthy People’.

DH met Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to discuss the NHS White Paper; the legislative framework, next steps and commissioning of maternity services.

DH met General Medical Council to discuss the UK’s obligations under Directive 2005/36/EC.

DH met Battle Against Tranquilisers to discuss the work of BAT, benzodiazepine use and how appropriate treatment services can be set up in the UK.

DH met The Queen's Nursing Institute to discuss their ‘Right Nurse Right Skill’ campaign and the number of district nurses.

DH met National Association of Primary Care for Catch-up meeting.

DH met Chair, UKCMRI for discussion of UKCMRI and drug authentication.

DH met Health Related Charities for discussion on Health Bill.

DH met NHS Employers for introductory meeting with CEO.

DH met Eli Lilly for Joint catch-up meeting.

DH met Safer Medicines for meeting to discuss safer medicine.

DH met Food Network for regular meeting.

DH met The Health Foundation for update discussion.

DH met Faculty of Public Health for update from Faculty relating to tobacco.

DH met M&C Saatchi to discuss Dinner on 15 February 2011.

DH met Faculty of Public Health to discuss general update.

DH met DHL to discuss On Supply Chain.

DH met Eli Lilly to discuss Pharmaceutical Research.

January 2011

DH met the following to discuss Lunch:
Channel 4 18 Jan
Daily Mirror 11 Jan
Daily Telegraph 11 Jan
Reform 11 Jan
Royal College of Midwives 19 Jan
The Daily Mail 12 Jan
The Observer 13 Jan

DH met the following for introductory meeting:
3M
British Medical Council ~2 times
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Royal College of Nursing
Schering-Plough

DH met the following to discuss commissioning of health and care services for children and young people:
Council for Disabled Children
I CAN
National Children's Bureau
The Communication Trust

DH met the following to discuss autism:
Lady Browning
Lord Touhig
National Autistic Society

DH met the following to discuss Health and Social Care Bill:
British Medical Association
Monitor
Third Sector Strategic Partners

DH met the following to discuss learning disability policy:
Learning and Disability Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss social care policy:
LivesthroughFriends
The King's Fund

DH met the following to discuss the proposed NHS Efficiency Hotline:
Health Service Journal
Nursing Times

DH met LIFE to discuss abortion and sexual health services.

DH met Public Health Responsibility Deal to discuss alcohol policy.

DH met Allied Health Professionals Federation to discuss allied health professions.

DH met General Social Care Council to discuss arms length bodies review.

DH met Mumsnet to discuss breastfeeding in the workplace and their Family Friendly programme.

DH met Turning Point to discuss connected care and locally integrated services.

DH met Dignity in Care network to discuss dignity in care.

DH met Joint Epilepsy Council to discuss epilepsy policy.

DH met Royal College of Midwives to discuss Health Bill.

DH met The Portman Group to discuss how they can support the coalition’s public health policies.

DH met Centre for Mental Health to discuss Mental Health Strategy.

DH met Council of Deans to discuss Non Medical Education.

DH met Unite the Union to discuss recruitment and retention of pharmacists.

DH met Fred Turok to discuss Responsibility Deal physical activity network.

DH met NHS Confederation to discuss social care funding.

DH met Surrey Chambers of Commerce to discuss tackling alcohol misuse and the Surrey Alcohol Responsibility Initiative (SARI).

DH met Lady Justice Smith to discuss the abolition of the Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator (OHPA). Also to discuss death certification and the handling of complaints in the NHS.

DH met The King's Fund to discuss the command paper.

DH met Royal College of Midwives to discuss the current situation with midwives.

DH met British Medical Association to discuss the health bill.

DH met Steve Field to discuss the Inclusion Health Board.

DH met British In Vitro Diagnostics Association to discuss the regulation of in- house tests.

DH met Turning Point to discuss the role that social enterprises could play in public health services.

DH met Unite the Union to discuss the shortage of health visitors and school nurses and to discuss the future agenda of the health and wellbeing of children and families.

DH met UK Drug Policy Commission to discuss their review into the impact of drugs on different minority groups.

DH met Links for Catch-up meeting.

DH met Computer Sciences Corporation for discussion of NHS Contract.

DH met Association of British Healthcare Industries for discussion with co chairs of MMTSG.

DH met Ambulance Service Network for introductory meeting with CEO.

DH met BioIndustry Association for Joint catch-up meeting.

DH met International Institute for Society and Health for Public Health discussion.

DH met Food Network for regular meeting.

DH met Public Health Responsibility Deal for round-table discussion.

DH met East of England Strategic Health Authority for SHA Catch-up meeting.

DH met McKinsey & Company for update discussion.

DH met Cancer Charities to discuss Cancer Strategy Launch.

DH met Synexus to discuss Dinner on 27 January 2011.

DH met GlaxoSmithKline to discuss Feedback session.

DH met Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to discuss introductory to new President.

DH met GP Consortium Leaders to discuss Leadership Development.

DH met Royal College of Nursing to discuss: - RCN’s Frontline First Campaign - Mental Health Strategy - social care funding.

December 2010

DH met the following to discuss public health responsibility deal – alcohol:
Health NGOs meeting
Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network
various stakeholders

DH met the following for general discussion:
Daily Telegraph
Tony Gallagher
and others

DH met the following to discuss social care policy:
Social Care Reference Group
various stakeholders

DH met the following for Catch-up meeting:
Baroness Wall and Averil Dongworth
Royal College of Physicians

DH met the following for Follow-up meeting:
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
UCB

DH met Alzheimer's Society to discuss anti psychotic drug prescribing.

DH met Medical Research Council and National Heart Forum to discuss food and nutrition issues.

DH met Young Women's Christian Association to discuss how to improve life chances of vulnerable girls that are victims of violence and broader health inequalities.

DH met British Medical Association to discuss issues affecting hospital Doctors.

DH met Learning Disability Coalition to discuss learning disability policy.

DH met Killing Cancer to discuss photo dynamic therapy.

DH met United Nations Children's Fund to discuss work on breastfeeding.

DH met Medical Research Council Prion Unit, University College London for discussion regarding Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD).

DH met British Medical Association for introductory meeting to discuss how the BMA can help formulate best practice and strategies for public health.

DH met Food Network for Opening of the general meeting.

DH met Alasdair Liddell to discuss A discussion on innovation challenges.

DH met Odgers Berndtson to discuss CMO Appointment.

DH met National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to discuss Social Care Quality Standards.

DH met British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association to discuss Veteran’s Health.

DH met Representatives from various outside interest organisations to discuss Workshop on Health, Work and Wellbeing. To discuss the next five year strategy.

November 2010

DH met the following to discuss NHS pay negotiations:
British Medical Association
NHS Employers
Royal College of Nursing
UNISON

DH met the following for discussion on Public Health White Paper:
British Heart Foundation
Cancer Research UK
Diabetes UK
The Stroke Association

DH met the following to discuss public health responsibility deal – alcohol:
Responsibility Deal Alcohol Network
Wine and Spirit Trade Association
various stakeholders

DH met the following for update discussion:
Realise Health
Royal College of General Practitioners
The King's Fund

DH met the following to discuss autism policy:
Autism Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss how the organisations can contribute to future sexual health policy:
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV
Faculty of Sexual Health and Reproductive Healthcare

DH met the following to discuss learning disability policy:
Learning Disability Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss mental health policy:
Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition
YoungMinds

DH met the following to discuss occupational medicine and how this can be used to take forward the public health agenda:
The Faculty of Occupational Medicine
The Society of Occupational Medicine

DH met the following to discuss older people’s policy:
Older People's Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss social care vision and the Big and Open Society:
National Stakeholder Forum
various stakeholders

DH met the following for meeting:
Nuffield Trust
Prof John Bell

DH met Chartered Institute of Environmental Health to discuss how Environmental Health Practitioners can contribute to using resources more effectively for public health.

DH met NHS Institute to discuss national breaking through programme.

DH met Teenage Pregnancy Independent Advisory Group to discuss sexual health and reducing teenage pregnancy.

DH met Bpas and Marie Stopes International to discuss sexual health and the future NHS funding of abortion services.

DH met Skills for Care to discuss social care workforce.

DH met Consensus Action on Salt and Health to discuss the future of the salt reduction policy in the UK.

DH met Royal College of Midwives to discuss the impact of the spending review and the RCM Annual Conference.

DH met Sugar Nutrition UK to discuss the science around sugars and health and to hear about their research work.

DH met Wellcome Trust for discussion on health research policy.

DH met Royal College of Midwives for general discussion.

DH met MEDSCI for introductory meeting and general discussion (medical research).

DH met Jamie Oliver for introductory meeting and general discussion.

DH met McDonald's for introductory meeting and to discuss how they can help deliver the public health objectives.

DH met Youth Sport Trust for introductory meeting to discuss their work.

DH met Food Network for meeting on Responsibility Deal.

DH met Representatives from various outside interest organisations for Public Health White Paper engagement round-table.

DH met Food and Drink Federation for Stakeholder event hosted by Food and Drink Federation members – general discussion.

DH met Prof Waxman to discuss Cancer Drug Funding.

DH met British Heart Foundation to discuss Cardiac Services.

DH met Unions to discuss Employment.

DH met Hempson's Solicitors to discuss Mid Staff’s Public Inquiry.

DH met National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to discuss Pre- brief NICE Annual Accountability Review.

DH met British Lung Foundation to discuss Respiratory Diseases.

DH met LA Fitness to discuss Responsibility Deal.

October 2010

DH met the following to discuss drug policy:
Adfam
DrugScope
EATA
The Alliance

DH met the following to discuss Conservative Party Conference:
Guardian and Observer Reception
John Witherow
Sunday Times
and others

DH met the following to discuss end of life care policy:
End of Life Care Stakeholder Meeting
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss social care workforce:
Social Care Professional Organisations
various organisations

DH met the following to discuss social enterprises:
Social Enterprise Coalition roundtable dinner
various organisations

DH met the following to discuss Commissioning services for long term conditions:
Greg Parston
Nicolaus Hencke

DH met the following to discuss White Paper:
NHS Local Improvement Finance Trust
NHS Partners & Chief Executives

DH met Marie Curie Cancer Care to discuss cancer policy.

DH met various stakeholders to discuss dementia policy.

DH met Diabetes UK to discuss diabetes.

DH met Royal College of Physicians to discuss long term conditions.

DH met Action for ME to discuss ME policy.

DH met Royal College of General Practitioners to discuss NHS and social care policy.

DH met Health Professions Council to discuss regulation of social workers.

DH met Spink Foundation to discuss services for severely disabled people and their carers.

DH met Elders Voice to discuss the care of older people.

DH met University of Colorado Partnership to discuss the Family Nurse.

DH met Royal College of Pathologists to discuss the proposed death certification reforms and medical revalidation.

DH met The Nursing and Midwifery Council to discuss the role of health visitors and how they are educated / trained in the future.

DH met Bliss to discuss the work of Bliss on premature sick babies and the Neonatal Toolkit.

DH met National Advisory Council for Children's Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing to discuss young people’s mental health.

DH met Prevention Research Centre for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado for discussion on evidence base research in early childhood.

DH met Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for discussion on Quality of Medical Training.

DH met Barndoc Healthcare for discussion on urgent health including out of hours.

DH met British Medical Association for discussion on White Paper.

DH met Drinkaware for introductory meeting and general discussion (alcohol and public health policy).

DH met Faculty of Public Health for introductory meeting and general discussion (public health).

DH met Nursing Times for introductory meeting and to discuss how they can work with DH.

DH met Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry for introductory meeting/catch-up.

DH met Royal College of Surgeons for introductory meetings.

DH met Social Forum Partnership for round-table.

DH met Local Government Association to discuss general discussion on issues affecting Local Government.

DH met Guy Hirst & Tony Giddings to discuss Improving patient safety.

DH met Marie Curie Cancer Care to discuss introductory discussion on Palliative Care Review.

DH met Hempson's Solicitors to discuss Mid Staff’s Public Inquiry.

DH met Action against Medical Accidents to discuss Patient Safety.

DH met KPMG functions to discuss Review of business support.

DH met Centre for Public Scrutiny to discuss Role of scrutiny under reforms.

DH met Unacom to discuss Self regulation of Cosmetic Industry.

September 2010

DH met the following to discuss the European Working Time Directive:
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Surgeons

DH met the following to discuss the Responsibility Deal on physical activity:
Fitness Industry Association
representatives of devolved or foreign governments

DH met the following to discuss working with the RCPH:
Child Health
Royal College of Paediatrics

DH met the following for general discussion:
Ian MacGregor
Sunday Telegraph

DH met the following for round-table discussion:
Commissioning Services Industry Group ~2 times
Public Health Responsibility Deal

DH met National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society to discuss commissioning.

DH met GS1 to discuss Data Standards.

DH met British Association of Day Surgery to discuss day and short stay surgery.

DH met Dementia Research Advisory Board to discuss dementia research policy.

DH met Boyz Magazine to discuss HIV education, prevention, treatment and the increase in infection rates in young men.

DH met Neurological Alliance to discuss Long Term Conditions policy.

DH met National Advisory Group on Offender Health to discuss offender health policy.

DH met Public Health Responsibility Deal to discuss public health.

DH met Representatives from various outside interest organisations to discuss Social Care policy.

DH met Social Care Reference Group to discuss Social Care Policy.

DH met Social Work Reform Board to discuss social work policy.

DH met Children's Heart Federation to discuss the Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Review.

DH met NHS Confederation to discuss the White Paper.

DH met Anthony Nolan Trust to discuss the work of Anthony Nolan Trust and the Stem Cells for Transplant Strategic Forum.

DH met Royal College of General Practitioners for Catch-up meeting.

DH met Care Quality Commission for CQC meeting.

DH met NHS Confederation for Follow-up meeting.

DH met Royal Society for Public Health for introductory meeting and to discuss how RSPH can work with the Department in the best interests of Public Health.

DH met Change4Life Partners for Public Health Responsibility Deal meeting.

August 2010

DH met The Stroke Association to discuss stroke services.

DH met Change4Life Partners for round-table discussion.

July 2010

DH met the following to discuss mental health policy:
Future Vision Coalition
Various mental health stakeholder organisations

DH met Ambulance Service Network to discuss a single point of access and the delivery of urgent and emergency care.

DH met National Autistic Society to discuss Autism policy.

DH met Relatives and Residents Association to discuss issues around older people and social care.

DH met UK Public Health Association to discuss their role in the development of improved public health systems.

DH met The Work Foundation to discuss their thinking on workforce wellbeing.

DH met NHS Shared Business Services for Follow-up meeting.

DH met National Broadcasters and Lobby for general discussion.

DH met Dental Tribune for Interview bid meeting.

DH met Lord Turnburg for meeting about Dipex.

DH met Social Partnership Forum for round-table discussion.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum to discuss Engagement with key stakeholders.

DH met Social Partnership Forum to discuss Forum supporting MS(H).

June 2010

DH met the following to discuss reform of social care:
Law Commission
Social Care Reference Group
various stakeholders

DH met the following for round-table discussion:
National Stakeholder Forum
Social Partnership Forum ~3 times
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss Government policy on Autism services:
Autism Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met the following to discuss Government Policy on Learning Disability services:
Learning Disability Programme Board
various stakeholders

DH met Cure the NHS to discuss the Mid-Staffordshire Inquiry.

DH met Smokefree Action Coaltion for introductory meeting and to discuss the future of tobacco control.

DH met George Alberti for meeting to discuss (1) Violence against women (2) Diabetes (3) Healthcare for London.

DH met Health Link to discuss Commissioning, PPI/PPE.

DH met National Stakeholder Forum to discuss Engagement with key stakeholders.

DH met Specialised Healthcare Alliance to discuss Follow-up.

DH met Andrew Mawson to discuss Primary Care Debate.

DH met Conservative Medical Society to discuss Royal College of general Practitioners - Pharmacy Paper (official meeting not political).

DH met News International Summer Party to discuss Social.

May 2010

DH met Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry to discuss Initial meeting with Association Of British Pharmaceutical Industry.

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