Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Fewer adults dying from conditions directly caused by alcohol)

NHS England:  Consultation on Specialised Services clinical commissioning policies and service specifications – (NHS England:  New initiative aims to improve maternity services through patient feedback ~ A New Dementia Currency in Primary Care ~ NHS England:  Working together we can improve gender identity services ~ NHS England:  The power of partnerships ~ NHS England:  Offering real hope for people with hepatitis C)

NHS England:  NHS Chief announces plan to support 10 healthy new towns ~ HCA:  Health & well-being to be at the heart of Northstowe ~ LGA:  NHS England's healthy new towns programme

Monitor:  Gloucestershire Hospitals to improve waiting times in A&E

CQC welcomes drive to cut red tape

NAO:  Personalised commissioning in adult social care

Dr Margaret Chan delivers MHRA annual lecture ~ Patients Association warns of complacency over hospital superbugs

Patients Association responds to inquiry leak:  Urgent ambulance calls ‘secretly’ downgraded at SECamb – (Patients Association Warns Against Unintended Consequences of Medical Database Bill)

PHSO:  People not given answers when they complain to NHS, latest ombudsman report reveals

ScotGov:  Allocation of healthcare funding – (ScotGov:  Investing in cutting edge medical research ~ ScotGov:  Final Health Bill debate)

WAG:  Largest ever Welsh health research project launched)

LGA responds to childhood obesity strategy delay – (LGA:  Take action on salt to save lives, councils tell industry ~ LGA responds to National Audit Office report on personalised commissioning in adult social care ~ LGA responds to public health England alcohol figures)

STFC:  Improving cancer treatments with proton imaging technology

PHSO:  People not given answers when they complain to NHS, latest ombudsman report reveals

NICE approves sickle cell device that could save NHS £13m per year

Award Winning Cycle to Work Scheme