Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  NHS 7 day services and the junior doctors' strike – (DH/PHE:  PHE urges parents to vaccinate against measles, mumps & rubella ~ PHE to unveil plans for Science Hub at Harlow public exhibition)

NHS England:  NICE recommends cabazitaxel for prostate cancer – (Nearly 2m patients to receive person-centred support to manage their own care ~ NHS England:  More time to have your say ~ NHS England:  Recognising excellence in continence care ~ NHS England:  Spring campaign on mental health ~ NHS England:  Don’t miss out on shaping the future)

CQC:  Chief Inspector of Hospitals reports on progress at two hospital trusts – (CQC publishes business plan for 2016/17)

NHS Confederation comments on junior doctors' planned strike action

LGA Responds to The Children's Society Report - (LGA:  Councils respond to Education Committee report on mental health of looked-after children ~ LGA:  Restaurants should offer tap water to help fight child obesity)

NAO:  Managing the welfare cap – (NAO:  The commissioning of specialised services in the NHS)

Food Standards Agency:  25% of people with food allergies suffer reactions when eating out

Government Chemist:  Strategy to address gaps in food allergen analysis needed

EU News:  Integrating patients’ views in clinical studies of anticancer medicines

BHF:  E-cigarettes are much less harmful than smoking according to report

NICE recommends ovarian cancer treatments – (NICE recommends combined drug therapy proven to extend life for skin cancer)

CLG:  Empty homes reach all time low

Homeless Link:  Transatlantic Practice Exchange 2016: let the learning begin...