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Wanless Report

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether she will implement the recommendations of the Wanless Report on “Securing Good Care for Older People” and if she will make a statement. (96450)

The Department welcomed the publication of “Securing Good Care for Older People”, the King’s Fund review led by Sir Derek Wanless into long-term social care for older people in England.

The report is an important starting point that we need to feed into our work on the 2007 comprehensive spending review. To inform this work we are bringing in external experts. We are delighted that Sir Derek Wanless has agreed to be one of these experts.