Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Increase in scarlet fever across England – (DH:  MMR vaccination call following recent measles cases ~ DH:  British Science Week - showcasing uses of genomics in healthcare ~ DH:  Child Health Profiles 2016 published by Public Health England ~ DH:  Future in Mind: 1 year on ~ DH/PHE:  Levy on high sugar drinks: PHE statement ~ DH:  New Eatwell Guide illustrates a healthy, balanced diet)

NHS England:   Consultation on Specialised Services clinical commissioning policies and service specifications – (NHS England:  Throwing the spotlight on the Friends & Family Test ~ NHS England:  Celebrating the incredible work of healthcare scientists ~ NHS England:  Hospital radio helps broadcast the message on patient feedback ~ NHS England:  Nursing a person, not just their illnesses – care home manager Joy Allen ~ NHS England:  Health & care bodies reveal the map that will transform healthcare in England ~ NHS England:  The Friends & Family Test is driving up standards ~ New care models – the case for change ~ NHS England:  Awards showcase array of NHS improvements arising from patient feedback)

VAPC:  Veterans urged to tell NHS England what you think about mental health services

Monitor  Major programme launched to help NHS providers boost their finances – (Monitor:  Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust to get support to improve finances ~ Monitor:  NHS Improvement forms new advisory panels to bring together expertise from across the NHS)

PC&PE:  Deepening concerns over financial future of national health service ~ NHS Confed: Response to PAC report on acute hospital finances

NHS Confed:  Response to STP footprints and leaders

ScotGov:  £50m for radiotherapy services – (ScotGov:  Health & social care integration due to go live ~ ScotGov:  Mentors for children in care ~ ScotGov:  £100m strategy to beat cancer ~ Extra £20m for infected blood support ~ ScotGov:  Child sexual exploitation ~ ScotGov:  Avian influenza probe concludes)

WAG:  New plan to transform urology services in the Welsh NHS – (WAG:  Plans to develop neonatal intensive care unit for North Wales approved ~ WAG:  £4m to improve support for elderly & disabled people ~ Key cancer waiting times in Wales improve ~ WAG:  New drug to treat Morquio Syndrome to be made available in Wales ~ WAG:  New legislation will improve health & well-being in Wales ~ WAG:  Statement by the Minister for Health & Social Services: Public Health (Wales) Bill ~ WAG:  Flagship adult mental health unit opens its doors ~ WAG:  £1.5m for new South East Wales cancer support centre)

LGA:  Pharmacies must remain at the heart of communities, warn councils – (LGA responds to sugar levy on soft drinks ~ LGA:  Give councils powers to ban junk food advertising near schools & nurseries, say town halls ~ LGA:  Budget 2016: Councils respond to homelessness measures)

GCEU: The Court confirms that a number of health claims relating to glucose may not be authorised

The King's Fund responds to NHS performance data for January – (TKF responds to the 2016 Budget)

ESRC:  Taking the long view

NLGN:  Take short term politics out of the NHS - Commission calls for new approach to health

Collaborate:  New Report: Place-Based Collaboration that can Transform Health and Care

Homeless Link:  Is England fairer...for people who become homeless? – (Homeless Link:  New homelessness measures could have a huge impact)

NICE:  Putting patients, excellence and experience at the heart of care – (NICE:  Antibiotic resistance 'high among children with urinary tract infections' ~ Lost in transition: NICE seeks to streamline mental health care in England ~ NICE consults on ‘no’ recommendation for skin cancer drug talimogene laherparepvec)

Click here for more information