Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Plans for fixed cap on legal costs for medical negligence cases – (DH:  Quarter of people would not call 999 at the first signs of stroke)

NHS England launches new measures to help GPs and patients access the care they need

CQC:  Care provider prosecuted after burns incident at care home

10DS:  Time to Talk Day 2017 - PM's message

PC&PE:  Still no open culture of learning in NHS in England, say MPs ~ National Ombudsmen:  Ombudsman comments on parliamentary report into avoidable deaths in the NHS

PC&PE:  'Chaotic' recovery of NHS costs is adding to pressure on finances

ScotGov:  Treatment for minor conditions – (ScotGov:  Details of ScotRail’s ‘free week’ offer announced

WAG:  “Reform is an essential part of the future” says Vaughan Gething  - (WAG:  Improving access to critical care key)

NHS Confederation:  Whole system shift towards preventative services needed as new survey shows public understanding to take action on their health and wellbeing- (NHS Confed:   West Midlands mental health action plan is 'unprecedented' ~ NHS Confederation:  Royal Assent of the Policing & Crime Bill is a step forward for coordinated mental health support

Cancer Research UK:  £760m annual bill from smoking ‘adding to social care crisis’ ~ LGA responds to research from ASH on cost of smoking to social care

Cancer Research UK:  Big data brings breast cancer research forwards by 'decades'

BHF:  Hundreds of thousands at risk of sudden death from silent heart conditions

Home Office:  Local alcohol action areas will tackle alcohol related harms

STFC spin-out announces £650,000 funding round

Unite:  Campaigners to protest against plans to slash Humber health visitors by 25%

RoSPA response to RCPCH State of Child Health report)

IPPR:  NHS change must be funded properly & championed by ministers to make service fit for the 21st Century

Homeless Link:  Supported housing consultation: resources for members

NICE:  Preventing falls in older people through conversation

Webinar Recording: AI for local government - staff shortages