Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Warm welcome for UK diabetes prevention programme in Dubai

NHS England:  Patients with rare conditions to benefit from new treatments – (NHS England:  5 reasons why you should care about housing & health ~ NHS England:  Everyone can lead change; no matter what their role and wherever they work ~ NHS England:  Collaboration is key to the diabetes model of care)

CQC reports on the quality of hospital care in England – (NO:  CQC report shows NHS not learning lessons from mistakes)

NHS Improvement:  Supporting safer care for full-term babies

NHS Confederation:  Nuffield Trust report shows NHS organisations & partners are driving change - but plans could still derail

The Patients Association responds to breaking news that the Government is providing additional funds to extend CQC role to oversee care funding – (The Patients Association responds to NHS data loss ~ The Patients Association calls for regulation of home care assistants)

STFC:  Drug used to treat weak bones may reduce bone strength

CMA alleges anti-competitive agreements for hydrocortisone tablets

MHRA:  Regulator ready’ stem cell lines now available for clinical development

PC&PE:  United effort required to tackle huge challenges facing the NHS ~ Kings Fund:  Government and NHS bodies must work together

National Ombudsmen comments on new end of life care research

LGA responds to health visitor checks announcement

ScotGov:  Allocation of healthcare funding – (ScotGov:  Violence reduction project expanded ~ ScotGov:  Realising Realistic Medicine ~ ScotGov:  Developing diagnostic & elective capacity)

WAG:  Out of Work Service funding extended until 2020 – (WAG:  Green light for highly successful blue light model ~ WAG:  Nearly £14m for improvements to Ysbyty Gwynedd A&E department ~ WAG:  Research study has the potential to transform the health of the nation ~ Wales’ Year of Legends 2017 campaign goes live)

techUK:  Health Start-ups and SMEs sought for DigitalHealth.London Accelerator Support

Kings Fund - Community health & wellbeing charities win GSK IMPACT Awards for excellence – (Kings Fund:  Sicker patients the main reason for A&E winter pressures)

Work Foundation:  MS employment guide launched to support healthcare professionals

CIPD - Over 55s braced to work until 70 to ‘stay mentally fit’

EU News:  First hormone replacement therapy for parathyroid disorder – (EU News:  Diabetes patients reminded of importance of preventative foot care ~ MEPs propose ways to make medicines more affordable)

TUC analysis details risk to NHS & social care in England from loss of EU workers

LGA: Social care not just about elderly people - councils

Cancer Research UK:  Collection of celebrity short stories raises money for research into children’s cancers – (Hitgen and CRUK’s Manchester Institute enter licence agreement in lung cancer)

WAG:  £1m St David’s Day fund for children who have experienced care  - (WAG:  People across Wales could benefit from change to care home charging)

EHRC:  High court rules young asylum seekers must be housed properly

Homeless Link launches five core principles for the new supported housing system

NICE:  People who are dying should be asked about their spiritual beliefs, says NICE – (NICE says patients accessing more cancer drugs following price drops)

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