As part of the changes to the NHS brought about by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) ceased to exist on 31 March 2013. Their responsibilities were taken over by Clinical Commissioning Groups and the NHS Trust Development Authority.
For more details please see: www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/06/act-explained/ or click on the links below.
At the heart of the new health and care system making sure that NHS services deliver the best possible care for patients.
Provides public health leadership and expertise, and works to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and to reduce healthinequalities.
Health Education England are responsible for the education, training and development of the healthcare workforce.
Sets objectives and budgets and holds the system to account on behalf of the Secretary of State.
Minor injuries units are open 365 days a year and you don’t need an appointment.
If you have a minor injury or health problem, you may get seen more quickly in a minor injuries unit than at an A&E department, where serious cases have to take priority.
Minor injuries units are not normally equipped to treat children under three years of age.
If you're not sure whether your injury can be treated in a minor injuries unit, telephone NHS Direct on 0845 4647 for advice.
Minor injuries units (MIU) in Hampshire are at: