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Local support for people with a learning disability

Good progress has been made by the Department of Health and NHS England in setting up a programme to close hospital beds for people with a learning disability, but the programme is not yet on track to achieve value for money. The report examines how the NHS in England and local authorities seek to improve the lives of the 129,000 people aged 18 to 64 who use local authority learning disability support services.

Appointment of new NAO Executive Leaders

The National Audit Office today announces the appointment of four new members to its Leadership Team. This follows the appointment of Abdool Kara who joined the Leadership Team on 27 February 2017 as Executive Leader with strategic oversight of our work relating to local service delivery. The Leadership team is the executive group responsible for … Read more