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The King's Fund responds to reports on NHS sustainability and transformation plans
Think Tanks
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 16:20

Chris Ham, Chief Executive of The King’s Fund has commented on the recent reports about sustainability and transformation plans.

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The King's Fund responds to reports on NHS sustainability and transformation plans
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB: Payday lenders still failing to carry out credit checks on all borrowers
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 16:15

Some payday lenders are still failing to carry out basic checks to make sure borrowers can afford to pay back their loans, new Citizens Advice research has uncovered.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB: Payday lenders still failing to carry out credit checks on all borrowers
Department for Transport news
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands
Department for Transport
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 16:10

Rail Minister Paul Maynard announces a host of extra benefits and services for passengers in the West Midlands.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands
Scottish Government news
IVF performance on target
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 16:05

The Scottish Government has once again exceeded its IVF target, ahead of changes which will mean more people are eligible for treatment.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
IVF performance on target
AXELOS news
The unknown unknowns: tackling the ongoing challenge of cyber resilience
AXELOS
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 15:15

Blog posted by: Victor Murineanu, AXELOS Information Security Manager, 30 August 2016.

AXELOS | Official News Release
The unknown unknowns: tackling the ongoing challenge of cyber resilience
Scottish Government news
Inpatient Experience Survey – 2016
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 15:10

A survey of over 17,000 people has found that the majority of hospital patients report a positive experience of their care, in particular with their experiences with hospital staff.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Inpatient Experience Survey – 2016
EU News news
Commission proposes fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2017
EU News
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 15:05

The proposal is based on the recently adopted multiannual fisheries management plan for the Baltic Sea, and takes into consideration scientific advice received in May 2016. 

EU News | Official News Release
Commission proposes fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2017
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA: 'Tombstoning' youngsters could be leaping to their deaths, councils and fire chiefs warn
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 14:20

Reckless young thrill-seekers leaping from 60-foot high harbour walls and bridges into water are dicing with death or serious disability after a surge in the dangerous activity during the summer holidays, councils are warning.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA: 'Tombstoning' youngsters could be leaping to their deaths, councils and fire chiefs warn
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) news
Commission responds to UN report on racial discrimination in the UK
Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 14:20

EHRC Chair David Isaac has responded to the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) | Official News Release
Commission responds to UN report on racial discrimination in the UK
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CBI: Growth softens in service sector as optimism falls
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 14:15

The pace of business volumes growth in the business and professional service sector slowed, and remained stable in consumer services, in the three months to August. But optimism fell sharply, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly Service Sector Survey.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CBI: Growth softens in service sector as optimism falls
Information Commissioner's Office news
Statement on changes to WhatsApp and Facebook’s handling of personal data
Information Commissioner's Office
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 14:10

The Information Commissioner has responded to changes WhatsApp and Facebook are making to how they handle customers’ personal data.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Statement on changes to WhatsApp and Facebook’s handling of personal data
Scottish Government news
Patient satisfaction continues to rise
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 14:05

Patient satisfaction with Scotland’s health service continues to rise, according to this year’s inpatient experience survey, published today.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Patient satisfaction continues to rise
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA refers cashpoint merger for in-depth investigation
Competition & Markets Authority
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 13:20

The CMA has referred the Diebold/Wincor merger for an in-depth investigation.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA refers cashpoint merger for in-depth investigation
Think Tanks news
5 million adults lack basic literacy and numeracy skills
Think Tanks
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 13:15

Five million adults are lacking basic reading, writing and numeracy skills essential to everyday life and being able to find and secure work, according to analysis for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) yesterday.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
5 million adults lack basic literacy and numeracy skills
EU News news
Organised crime group specialised in sexual exploitation dismantled
EU News
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 13:10

0n 24 August, in Ploieşti, Romania, Romanian and UK authorities* conducted 18 house searches of members of an organised crime group specialised in trafficking of women for sexual exploitation.  Eight suspects were detained, 18 premises were searched and assets were seized.

EU News | Official News Release
Organised crime group specialised in sexual exploitation dismantled
Scottish Government news
Driving our rural economy
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 13:05

Series of summits to discuss investment and actions.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Driving our rural economy
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Export bar to save Queen Victoria’s Coronet
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 12:20

Culture Minister steps in to prevent Queen Victoria’s coronet from export.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Export bar to save Queen Victoria’s Coronet
Ministry of Defence news
UK warship to join campaign against Daesh
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 12:15

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced that warship HMS Daring will deploy to the Gulf as the UK’s latest contribution to the campaign against Daesh.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
UK warship to join campaign against Daesh
10 Downing Street news
Prime Minister orders government audit to tackle racial disparities in public service outcomes
10 Downing Street
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 12:10

Theresa May launches an audit of public services to reveal racial disparities and to help end the injustices that many people experience.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Prime Minister orders government audit to tackle racial disparities in public service outcomes
Scottish Government news
Funding for peace training
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 12:05

FM confirms up to £300,000 for women in resolution roles.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Funding for peace training
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Minister Ellwood statement on Syria
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 11:20

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood statement on reports of an agreement to allow civilians and opposition fighters to leave Syrian town of Daraya.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Minister Ellwood statement on Syria
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC: Give go-ahead to a new Heathrow runway when parliament returns
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 11:20

Trade unions have called on Theresa May to prove her commitment to industry and growth by giving the go-ahead to a new Heathrow runway when parliament returns a week from now.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC: Give go-ahead to a new Heathrow runway when parliament returns
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Government invests £40 million and cuts red tape to boost tourism across England
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 11:10

First Discover England fund recipients announced to encourage tourists to travel beyond London as Government publishes Tourism Action Plan.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Government invests £40 million and cuts red tape to boost tourism across England
Scottish Government news
Labour Market Strategy
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 11:05

Boosting competitiveness and tackling inequality.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Labour Market Strategy
Department for Transport news
Government announces £20 million fund for new railway stations
Department for Transport
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 10:20

Rail Minister Paul Maynard announces funding for new stations which will deliver better journeys, boost local economies and link communities.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Government announces £20 million fund for new railway stations
NHS England news
NHS England statement on Sustainability and Transformation Plans
NHS England
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 10:15

A spokesperson for NHS England has commented on stories recently on local Sustainability and Transformation Plans

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS England statement on Sustainability and Transformation Plans
Home Office news
Headshops closed and offenders arrested after 'legal highs' ban
Home Office
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 10:10

Three months after landmark legislation commenced on 26 May 2016, figures show 332 retailers no longer selling psychoactive substances and 186 arrests.

Home Office | Official News Release
Headshops closed and offenders arrested after 'legal highs' ban
Welsh Government news
Survival rates improving in critical care but more progress is needed
Welsh Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 10:05

Survival rates are improving in critical care services in Wales, but more progress is still needed, according to the Annual report for the Critically Ill, published recently.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Survival rates improving in critical care but more progress is needed
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE set to recommend device to help spot heart disease using 3D models of blood vessels
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 09:20

Medical software that creates 3D models of blood vessels in the heart to help clinicians diagnose heart disease is the subject of NICE’s latest draft medical technologies guidance.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE set to recommend device to help spot heart disease using 3D models of blood vessels
AXELOS news
ITIL® Practitioner Guiding Principles in action: Start Where You Are
AXELOS
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 09:15

Blog posted by: Derrick Van Der Merwe, Liberty Life, 26 August 2016.

AXELOS | Official News Release
ITIL® Practitioner Guiding Principles in action: Start Where You Are
Land Registry news
July 2016 Price Paid Data
Land Registry
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 09:05

Land Registry Price Paid Data tracks land and property sales in England and Wales submitted to them for registration.

Land Registry | Official News Release
July 2016 Price Paid Data
Scottish Government news
Natural health service
Scottish Government
Tuesday 30 August 2016 @ 09:05

Older people could benefit from green prescriptions.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Natural health service

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