The Y2k (Year 2000) Bug did not cause noticeable adverse effects on medical software.
- NHS Executive abolished.
- National Service Frameworks.
- The NHS Plan – a plan for investment, a plan for reform Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) to take on commissioning and major Hospital investment (via rebranded Private Finance Initiative).
- Community Health Councils (CHC) to be replaced by patient advocacy service (PALS)
- Review of the Cardiac Unit at the Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital NHS Trust Alder Hey - Ashton Report
- Report of the inquiry into quality and practice within the National Health Service arising from the actions of Rodney Ledward - Ritchie Report