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NHS England news
DigitalHealth.London goes online – Dr Mahiben Maruthappu and Dr Charlie Davie
NHS England
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 16:25

Founding members of DigitalHealth.London explain the importance of its launch.

NHS England | Official News Release
DigitalHealth.London goes online – Dr Mahiben Maruthappu and Dr Charlie Davie
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 16:20

Outlines what needs to be done to create the digital skills qualifications for the future that meet the needs of learners and employers.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
National Archives news
Join our User Advisory Group
National Archives
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 16:15

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve our services? National Archive are seeking three new voluntary representatives to join our User Advisory Group (UAG).

National Archives | Official News Release
Join our User Advisory Group
Big Lottery Fund news
Talking Hands helps Abigail express herself
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 16:10

At birth little Abigail was diagnosed with a rare condition that causes deafness and can also affect her heart and central nervous system. This kick-started a host of fears for her family including worries about how she would communicate with them.

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Talking Hands helps Abigail express herself
Scottish Government news
Tackling loneliness
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 16:05

A new fund has been set up to tackle loneliness and isolation, Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil announced today.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling loneliness
Welsh Government news
Number of nurse training places in Wales to increase by 10% in £85m Welsh Government investment
Welsh Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:47

The number of nurse training places will increase by 10% in 2016-17 as part of an £85m investment package by the Welsh Government in the next generation of healthcare professionals, the Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford announced today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Number of nurse training places in Wales to increase by 10% in £85m Welsh Government investment
Homeless Link news
Legal highs: are you ready for legislative change?
Homeless Link
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:25

With the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 coming into force in April, it’s a good opportunity to review current practice and what the legislative change will mean for people affected by homelessness and the services that support them.

Homeless Link | Official News Release
Legal highs: are you ready for legislative change?
Scottish Government news
Supporting women in science
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:20

Funding for undergraduate work placements confirmed.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Supporting women in science
National Crime Agency news
Crime group flew cocaine worth millions into rural airfield
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:15

Three members of a drug-smuggling crime group who flew millions of pounds worth of cocaine into the UK have been given prison sentences totalling 66 years.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Crime group flew cocaine worth millions into rural airfield
CESG news
New CESG scheme meets growing demand for cyber security advice
CESG
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:10

CESG announces the first group of organisations who will provide government and industry with certified cyber security expertise.

CESG | Official News Release
New CESG scheme meets growing demand for cyber security advice
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Climate change targets at risk without CCS investment
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 15:05

The Government’s decision to pull funding for carbon capture and storage (CCS) at the last minute will delay the development of the technology in the UK and could make it challenging for the UK to meet its climate change commitments agreed at the Paris COP21 summit, an Energy and Climate Change Committee report has warned.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Climate change targets at risk without CCS investment
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Not enough evidence to recommend routine use of promising new tests to help identify cause of sepsis says NICE in final guidance
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 14:25

In final diagnostics guidance published today NICE has recommended that further research is carried out on 3 promising new blood tests for speeding up the identification of bloodstream bacteria and fungi in people with suspected bloodstream infections.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Not enough evidence to recommend routine use of promising new tests to help identify cause of sepsis says NICE in final guidance
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC investigating police response to India Chipchase missing person report
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 14:20

The IPCC has begun an independent investigation into the Northamptonshire Police response to the missing persons report for India Chipchase.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC investigating police response to India Chipchase missing person report
Ofgem news
Ofgem publishes energy suppliers’ 2015 complaints data
Ofgem
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 14:15

Ofgem has today published updated energy supplier complaints information for 2015.

 

Ofgem | Official News Release
Ofgem publishes energy suppliers’ 2015 complaints data
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 14:10

Outlines what needs to be done to create the digital skills qualifications for the future that meet the needs of learners and employers.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
Scottish Government news
Making health services “fit for the future”
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 14:05

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will make a major speech this morning (Wednesday, February 10) on the future of health and care services in Scotland.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Making health services “fit for the future”
Welsh Government news
£45m of new investment for Welsh NHS to deal with winter pressures
Welsh Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:48

The NHS in Wales will receive an extra £45m of new investment to help it respond to winter pressures, the Welsh Government announced today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£45m of new investment for Welsh NHS to deal with winter pressures
National Crime Agency news
Draft Investigatory Powers Bill – law enforcement evidence
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:38

The National Crime Agency, National Police Chiefs Council and HM Revenue and Customs submitted a joint law enforcement response to the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill.

 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Draft Investigatory Powers Bill – law enforcement evidence
Transport for London news
STATION IMPROVEMENTS IN PREPARATION FOR CROSSRAIL
Transport for London
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:25

Improvements at Manor Park, Seven Kings and Ilford include deep-cleaning, refurbishment and new ticket machines

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
STATION IMPROVEMENTS IN PREPARATION FOR CROSSRAIL
Department of Health news
Citizen Go’s campaign about crisis pregnancy
Department of Health
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:20

The department's response outlines how it plans to make improvements to perinatal mental health.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Citizen Go’s campaign about crisis pregnancy
Natural England news
Connecting with nature offers a new approach to mental health care
Natural England
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:15

A new study has been published by Natural England which reviews the benefits and outcomes of approaches to green care for mental ill-health.

Natural England | Official News Release
Connecting with nature offers a new approach to mental health care
Cabinet Office news
Prince’s Trust celebrates 40th anniversary
Cabinet Office
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:10

Minister for the Cabinet Office, Matt Hancock, joined MPs and ambassadors of the Prince's Trust to celebrate the charity's 40th anniversary.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Prince’s Trust celebrates 40th anniversary
Scottish Government news
Councils secure full share of £10.3 billion
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 13:05

Householders, workers, healthcare and schools will all benefit from the continued Scottish Government financing of Scotland’s local authorities.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Councils secure full share of £10.3 billion
Skills Funding Agency news
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
Skills Funding Agency
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 12:32

Outlines what needs to be done to create the digital skills qualifications for the future that meet the needs of learners and employers.

Skills Funding Agency | Official News Release
Review of publicly funded digital skills qualifications
techUK news
techUK Welcomes Intelligence and Security Committee report into IP Bill
techUK
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 12:25

ISC report calls Investigatory Powers Bill a "missed opportunity" and highlights need for further clarity and privacy protections.

techUK | Official News Release
techUK Welcomes Intelligence and Security Committee report into IP Bill
Competition & Markets Authority news
Aircraft de-icing fluids merger faces in-depth investigation
Competition & Markets Authority
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 12:20

Clariant’s anticipated acquisition of Kilfrost’s de-/anti-icing fluids business faces being referred for an in-depth investigation by the CMA.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Aircraft de-icing fluids merger faces in-depth investigation
Ministry of Justice news
Review of the youth justice system
Ministry of Justice
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 12:10

An interim report of emerging findings from the review of the youth justice system.

Ministry of Justice | Official News Release
Review of the youth justice system
Scottish Government news
Protecting our seas
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 12:05

Environment Secretary calls for powers to regulate ship to ship oil transfer.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Protecting our seas
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
NHS Confederation: Mental Health Network responds to Commission report on adult acute mental healthcare
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:40

Stephen Dalton, Chief Executive, Mental Health Network, responded to the independent Commission report on acute mental health care led by Lord Nigel Crisp

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
NHS Confederation: Mental Health Network responds to Commission report on adult acute mental healthcare
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
Developing novel materials with synthetic biology
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:25

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
Developing novel materials with synthetic biology
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
18th April 2016 Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:20

The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1SZ on the 18th April 2016. The Panel will be reviewing one project proposal.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
18th April 2016 Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Investigation into the acceptance of gifts and hospitality
National Audit Office Press Releases
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:15

The NAO has published the findings from its investigation into the acceptance of gifts and hospitality by government officials.

 

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Investigation into the acceptance of gifts and hospitality
Financial Conduct Authority news
FCA fines former Head of JP Morgan’s CIO International £792,900 for failing to be open and co-operative
Financial Conduct Authority
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:10

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has yesterday fined Achilles Macris £792,900 for failing to be open and co-operative with the Authority.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
FCA fines former Head of JP Morgan’s CIO International £792,900 for failing to be open and co-operative
Welsh Government news
Up to 2,000 jobs boost thanks to £120m infrastructure investment
Welsh Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 11:05

Up to 2,000 jobs are set to be created thanks to a £120m capital investment for infrastructure projects across Wales during 2016-17, Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt announced yesterday.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Up to 2,000 jobs boost thanks to £120m infrastructure investment
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA Responds to Local Government Finance Settlement
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:40

Lord Porter, Chairman of the Local Government Association responds to the final Local Government Finance Settlement announced this week.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA Responds to Local Government Finance Settlement
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) news
Alternative provision: progress made, but more still to be done
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:25

An Ofsted report on alternative provision for schools has set out its findings and made a number of recommendations for school leaders.

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) | Official News Release
Alternative provision: progress made, but more still to be done
Government Digital Service (GDS) news
Notes from a Swedish explorer
Government Digital Service (GDS)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:20

Lars Boström is a Team Leader and Web Coordinator at the Swedish Consumer Agency: a government agency under the Swedish Financial department. Lars is responsible for web development of Hallå Konsument; a web service that gives guidance to consumers in need of help.

Government Digital Service (GDS) | Official News Release
Notes from a Swedish explorer
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE publishes new guidelines to help weigh-up the risks and benefits of sunlight exposure
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:15

NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – has published guidance which will help us all to enjoy the sunshine safely.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE publishes new guidelines to help weigh-up the risks and benefits of sunlight exposure
Department of Health news
Middle-aged men rate their health as more important than their money or career
Department of Health
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:05

National Heart Month 2016: new research shows a discrepancy between how much men value their health, and what they do to look after it.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Middle-aged men rate their health as more important than their money or career
Scottish Government news
Let’s talk about maths
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 10:05

A group set up to challenge negative attitudes towards mathematics across Scotland has called on members of the public to make their voices heard.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Let’s talk about maths
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
BMF joins with WWF for a sustainable future
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:40

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is joining with WWF’s Global Forest and Trade Network in the UK (GFTN-UK) to promote responsible forest trade throughout the merchant supply chain. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
BMF joins with WWF for a sustainable future
techUK news
Open Standard Application Programming Interface (API) in banking
techUK
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:25

HM Treasury publishes report of the Open Banking Working Group (OBWG), outlining the framework for standard open APIs.

techUK | Official News Release
Open Standard Application Programming Interface (API) in banking
BCS news
BCS urges Government to consider reckless disclosure of data to be a criminal offence under the Investigatory Powers Bill
BCS
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:20

85% of IT professionals surveyed by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, agreed that it should be a criminal offence if a professional designs and implements a system to store website history and fails to appropriately protect access to that data through the use of good practice in information security (e.g. reckless disclosure).

BCS | Official News Release
BCS urges Government to consider reckless disclosure of data to be a criminal offence under the Investigatory Powers Bill
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
UK space tech uncovers gassy bed bugs
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:15

With bed bugs supposedly on the rise in the UK, a quick and easy to use cost saving bed bug detector has been developed for the hotel industry by a UK space technology company.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
UK space tech uncovers gassy bed bugs
EU News news
Young, innovative and internationally-active SMEs driving job-growth in Europe
EU News
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:10

Small and medium-sized enterprises that are largely young, innovative, internationally-active and run by skilled managers are driving significant job growth across the European Union. 

EU News | Official News Release
Young, innovative and internationally-active SMEs driving job-growth in Europe
Welsh Government news
New plan to improve ear, nose and throat services in the Welsh NHS
Welsh Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 09:05

New community-based audiology services capable of managing direct referrals from primary care for hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness are to be set up in Wales, freeing up hospital-based services to treat the most complex cases, Deputy Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced yesterday.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New plan to improve ear, nose and throat services in the Welsh NHS
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Extended Sunday trading due in the autumn
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 08:10

The government is to hand local authorities the power to extend Sunday opening hours.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Extended Sunday trading due in the autumn
NHS England news
Health as a Social Movement
NHS England
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 08:05

Building on the agenda set out in the Five Year Forward View, NHS England has yesterday launched a new three year programme to support social movements in health and care.

NHS England | Official News Release
Health as a Social Movement
Transport for London news
TFL’S STREETSCAPE GUIDANCE SETS THE STANDARD FOR URBAN DESIGN
Transport for London
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 07:10

Transport for London (TfL) yesterday (Tuesday 9 February) launched the third edition of its Streetscape Guidance, building on past successes and setting the standard for how the Capital's streets and public spaces will look and feel in the years to come. The document was launched as part of the Streets Ahead exhibition at New London Architecture (NLA), which runs until the end of February.

Transport for London | Official News Release
TFL’S STREETSCAPE GUIDANCE SETS THE STANDARD FOR URBAN DESIGN
Scottish Government news
A&E performance
Scottish Government
Wednesday 10 February 2016 @ 07:05

A&E performance figures published yesterday show during the week ending January 31, 90.4 per cent of patients were seen and subsequently admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours at ‘core’ A&E departments in Scotland.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
A&E performance

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