Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Freshers urged to get meningitis and septicaemia jab – (DH:  Planes from Zika areas no longer need to use insecticide ~ DH:  Quitting smoking sweeps the nation as Stoptober returns ~ DH;  Exploring export options at the Health & Care Innovation Expo ~ DH:  UK secures historic UN Declaration on antimicrobial resistance)

NHS England:  Why is diagnosing frailty important? ~ ‘Frailty’ may be inevitable with age, but its ‘management’ can still allow an ‘active’ lifestyle ~ NHS England:  Transforming end of life care in hospitals: what’s happening? ~ NHS England and NHS Improvement set out next steps to implement the NHS 5-Year Forward View in 2017/18 & 2018/19 ~ Next steps for improving general practice services outlined by NHS England and NHS Improvement ~ NHS England takes next step on tackling conflicts of interest ~ NHS England:  Making personal health budgets work for all)

CQC:  Shropshire care home & manager fined in prosecution brought by the CQC – (CQC publishes independent review into data security breach)

ScotGov:  Dramatic fall in second-hand smoke exposure – (ScotGov:  £9m commitment to emergency care)

WAG:  NHS winter planning: we can all play our part

NHS Confederation:  More doctors are needed but healthcare will be at risk if numbers keep increasing – (NHS Confederation:  NHS Partners Network comments on managing conflicts of interest)

Kings Fund:  Clear & credible plan needed for digital health

BCS to speak at party conferences on how data can save lives

EU News:  New treatment for breast cancer – (EU News:  New treatment for patients with soft tissue sarcoma)

DIT:  NHS expertise in the international spotlight

Cancer Research UK:  Cancer survival improves in England

BHF:  Blood pressure treatment breakthrough

ScotGov:  PIP failing disabled people

Audit Scotland:  Social work faces watershed

Independent Age:  LGA responds to report on future of migrants in social care workforce

NICE:  Patients should be more involved in decisions about their care – (NICE:  Change in practice could prevent 250 people a year having major surgery ~ NICE issues first of its kind guidance on harmful sexual behaviour ~ NICE emphasises the importance of urgent referral in suspected melanoma ~ NICE:  Tailored care needed for people with more than one complex health condition ~ NICE to recommend new drug to treat rare inherited bone disorder in children)