Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt has announced new measures to increase patient choice.

The NHS Choices website will go live in July, and a pilot will see trained librarians helping the public to access choose and book.

Ms Hewitt also said there will be 'free' choice of any hospital provider in the country for patients needing orthopaedic and hip replacement treatments from July.

Find out more here

Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt has announced new measures to increase patient choice.

The NHS Choices website will go live in July, and a pilot will see trained librarians helping the public to access choose and book.

Ms Hewitt also said there will be 'free' choice of any hospital provider in the country for patients needing orthopaedic and hip replacement treatments from July.

Find out more here