NHS White Paper

On this page, you will find all the related documents to the Department of Health and Social Care's White Paper on legislative proposals for a Health and Care Bill.  

Health and Care Bill factsheets
Published 19 July 2021
Information about the Health and Care Bill.


Integrated Care Systems: Design framework - 16 June 2021

These documents set out the headlines for how we will ask NHS leaders and organisations to operate with their partners in Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from April 2022 and guidance in respect of what the employment commitment is, its application in practice and how it affects people.


Legislating on the future of health and care in England - NHS Confederation - March 2021

This report outlines the views of healthcare leaders on the recent white paper on the future of health and care in England, the implications for the forthcoming health and care bill and a set of recommendations to government as it develops the finer detail of the legislation.


Integration and Innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all - DHSC - 11 February 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care's legislative proposals for a Health and Care Bill. 
These proposals are designed to support our health and care system to work together to provide high-quality health and care, so that we live longer, healthier, active and more independent lives.