Caroline Dinenage MP
Department of Health and Social Care
Caroline Dinenage was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care on 9 January 2018. Previously, Caroline has held Ministerial positions at the Department for Work and Pensions, the Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice.
She was elected Conservative MP for Gosport, Stubbington, Lee-on-the-Solent and Hill Head in 2010.
Caroline studied politics and English at Swansea University. Between 1998 and 2003 Caroline served on the City of Winchester local council. Caroline has more than 20 years of experience as a small business owner, having established her own manufacturing company before university.
The minister’s responsibilities include:
· overseeing all aspects of adult social care, including dementia, loneliness and disabilities
· hospital care quality and patient safety
· community health services
· health and social care integration
The Government’s commitment to delivering sustainable, high quality social care
The newly appointed Minister of State for Care will discuss the newly renamed Department for Health and Social Care’s renewed focus on the care sector. The speech will discuss the Government’s upcoming social care Green Paper and will cover Departmental priorities from workforce, integration, dementia and care quality.