Our health, our care, our say: A new direction for community services

01 January 2006
This briefing explains Payment by Results, implications for the NHS and key questions related to prices for mental health and community services, loss of income and funding for new services.
This briefing captures issues relevant to nursing from the Department of Health's White Paper. In this document, key messages about nursing are identified under the headings Nursing at the centre of the future of community services; Public involvement; Health inequalities and competitive tendering; Community hospitals; and Health and Social Care.

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