Queen's Speech

December 2008
People Management;12/11/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p7
This article provides an overview of a speech on public health, welfare reform and job skills delivered by Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. According to Queen Elizabeth II, the National Health Service (NHS) is to have a written constitution for the first time, setting out the rights and responsibilities of staff as well as patients. The queen also noted that income support will be abolished. In addition, the queen stated that all employees will be given the right to request training to improve their skills.


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