Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  PHE publishes alcohol evidence review – (DH:  NHS England & PHE extend HIV prevention programme ~ LGA responds to NHS announcement on HIV treatment PrEP ~ DH:  Health of the ‘baby boomer’ generation ~ DH:  New report looks at the mental health of children in London ~ DH:  New pay deal for paramedics ~ DH:  First major survey of Britain’s attitudes on obesity published)

NHS England:  New hub provides invaluable learning – (NHS England:  Flu fighters urged to roll up their sleeves ~ NHS England:  New NHS leadership framework – Developing people improving care ~ NHS England:  Simon Stevens sets out ambitious action to improve survival and quality of life for people with cancer ~ CRUK:  Plans for £200m NHS England cancer investment announced ~ NHS England:  A thank you to paediatric intensive care staff, as winter starts to bite – Dr Jonathan Fielden)

ScotGov:  Mental health workforce – (ScotGov:  Obesity Indicators statistics published ~ ScotGov:  Increasing organ donation and transplantation ~ ScotGov:  Legacy in action)

WAG:  “NHS Bursary to stay in Wales”- says Health Secretary

Partnership to protect public health – MHRA and HTA sign agreement

LGA responds to Black review on employment outcomes – (LGA responds to ONS suicide statistics ~ LGA responds to PHE alcohol review ~ LGA responds to MIND data on public mental health funding)

The King’s Fund welcomes launch of new NHS leadership framework

Cancer Research UK:   App launched to help doctors assess risk of lung cancer in people with lung nodules – (CRUK:  Cancer Research Technology pioneer fund announces investment in blood cancer drugs ~ CRUK:  Naturally occurring symptoms may be mistaken for tamoxifen side-effects)

BHF:  Study highlights heart disease risk for pregnant women

CMA launches review of UK care & nursing homes ~ Citizens Advice responds to launch of CMA investigation into care homes – (CMA fines Pfizer and Flynn £90 million for drug price hike to NHS)

NICE recommends new lung cancer drug pembrolizumab - (NICE calls on third sector and public bodies to work together to prevent loneliness in older people ~ NICE:  End of life care must be for the whole family not just the dying child, says NICE in new guidance)

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