Department of Health/NHS Publications

All the key clinical governance publications, White Papers and reports from the NHS and Department of Health (DH) since 1997 are published on the DH Website. Here are links to the main ones.

Department of Health (1996) The Regulation of the Health Professions Steering Group Report. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (1997) The New NHS. Modern. Dependable.. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (1998) A First Class Service: Quality in the New NHS. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (1998) Working Together: securing a quality workforce for the NHS. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (1999) Patient and Public Involvement in the New NHS. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (1999) Supporting Doctors, Protecting Patients. A Consultation Paper on Preventing, Recognising and Dealing with Poor Clinical Performance of Doctors in the NHS in England. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2000) An Organisation with a Memory.. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2001) Building a safer NHS for patients: implementing an organisation with a memory.. London: Department of Health

Department of Health (2001) Investment and Reform for NHS staff – Taking forward the NHS Plan.London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2001) Working Together - Learning Together. A Framework for Lifelong Learning for the NHS.London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2002) Learning from Bristol. The Department of Health's Response to the Report of the Public Enquiry into Children's Heart Surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary 1984-95.London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2002) NHS Performance Indicators: Acute NHS Hospital Trusts. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2003) Building on the Best: Choice, Responsiveness and Equity in the NHS. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2004) The NHS Improvement Plan : Putting people at the heart of public services. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2006) The Essence of Care benchmarks for promoting health. London: Department of Health.

Department of Health (2007) Trust, Assurance and Safety: the Regulation of Health Professionals. London: Department of Health.