On the day briefing: Queen's Speech 2022
HRH The Prince of Wales outlined the government's priorities for the year ahead, highlighting laws that the government intends to pass in the coming year. The Queen’s Speech has four key themes:
- growing the economy to address the cost of living
- making the streets safer
- funding the NHS to clear the COVID-19 backlogs
- providing the leadership needed in challenging times
Our briefing contains an overview of key announcements relevant to health and social care, along with a summary of other legislation and policies of interest. The key health announcement is the draft Mental Health Act Reform Bill, which we expect to see published in the summer.