Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  PHE responds to cases of Candida auris in England – (DH:  E.coli O157 investigation continues ~ DH:  Health advice for people travelling to a Zika affected area ~ DH:  New STI figures show continued increases among gay men ~ DH:  Update as E. coli O157 investigation continues ~ DH:  Government commits to high quality end of life care ~ DH:  Vaping in public places: advice for employers & organisations ~ DH:  Review of health & care data security and consent ~ DH:  Changes to cervical cancer screening)

NHS England:  A national approach to reducing fragility fractures – (Kate Granger Award entries hit new high ~ Over 55m patients in England set to benefit from accessing their GP record online ~ NHS England:  Cancer Patient Survey is key tool in tackling variation in experience of care ~ NHS England successfully negotiates access to new drug treatment for children with duchenne muscular dystrophy ~ Congenital Heart Disease: NHS England takes action to deliver consistent & high quality services now and for the future)

WAG:  NHS Wales continues to provide world-class care

CQC seeks feedback from providers on adult social care PIR form – (CQC:  'Care Act for carers - One year on' ~ CQC:  Celebrating National Coproduction Week ~ CQC:  Improvements needed for how newborn babies & infants with complex health problems are cared for ~ CQC:  Not seen, not heard)

FCO:  'Bengaluru is the focal point for life science activity in India'

DfE:  New ‘gold standard’ in paediatric first aid launched

ScotGov:  Medical help for Malawi

ESRC:  Ebola crisis team wins award for lifesaving advice – (ESRC:  RCUK statement on international collaboration post EU referendum)

Patient safety at risk over new blood test shifts on Merseyside, warns Unite – (Unite: Renewed call for NHS (Ebola virus) volunteers to receive £4,000 payment)

CQC seeks feedback from providers on adult social care PIR form

DfE:  Nicky Morgan’s vision for children’s social care & social work

SOCITM:  Social care leaders urged to consider options for managing identity & authentication online for service users and providers

NICE guidance on end of life care for children aims to end inconsistences in treatment – (NICE:  Oral health should be a priority in care homes ~ NICE:  Project to improve management of painful bowel condition wins 2016 Shared Learning Award ~ NICE:  approves first drug from old Cancer Drugs Fund)

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