‘Disappointing’ lack of charities at PM’s health summit, say sector bodies

Charity infrastructure bodies have expressed disappointment after it was revealed that only two of 52 organisations that attended a recent health and social care policy meeting with the prime minister were
charities. The two charities in attendance at NHS Recovery Forum in January were think tank the King’s Fund and the Royal College of Surgeons, according to a Freedom of Information request from Local
Government Chronicle published this week. It found that the meeting had 52 attendees including Rishi Sunak and representatives of hospital trusts, NHS England and government departments.
The meeting brought together “social care leaders and outside experts on matters of NHS and care policy delivery” to discuss “social care and delayed discharge; urgent and emergency care; elective care
and primary care”. Read more here