Health White Paper Review: “A new health service for Jersey: the way forward”

Scrutiny review - Health and Social Security Panel

Launch date: 01/05/2012

Review status: Report published

What is the review about?

The Health Department’s White Paper: “Caring for each other, Caring for ourselves”.

Terms of reference

The proposals contained in the Health White Paper: “Caring for each other, caring for ourselves” will determine how Health Care will be provided in the future.  The consequences are bound to have a major impact for all Islanders and it is of paramount importance that Islanders are confident that Jersey's health care provision is heading in the right direction.

The Panel aims to review the work undertaken by the Health department and consider the proposals contained in the White Paper with the following Terms of Reference:  

  1. To determine whether the options included in the Green Paper were appropriate, and wide-ranging.
  2. To examine how the responses to the Green Paper were analysed and reported.
  3. To determine what extent the views expressed during the Green Paper consultation influenced the process of developing the White Paper.
  4. To consider the implications of the proposals contained in the White Paper.
  5. To examine what effect the changes will have on the community and in particular the impact on existing providers including the private and Third sector.
  6. To explore the man power and financial implications of all the proposals. In particular:

          a)      How the department will implement the changes.       

          b)      How the plan will be delivered.

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