Department of Health (DH) -
This independent survey was undertaken in July 2013, shortly after major changes to the health service in England came into effect. Stakeholders recognised that the survey was undertaken during a time of transition, when the Department of Health and the wider health and care system were taking on new roles and responsibilities. The findings of the survey, shows that the DH is improving relationships with partners and becoming more effective in how they work with external stakeholders generally. The accompanying Departmental Plan outlines actions which are being taken in response to feedback from this survey.