Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Public health advice following the Grenfell Tower fire – (DH:  Reducing delays for people moving from hospital to social care ~ DH:  Parents urged to remind teenagers to get MenACWY vaccine ~ DH:  Over 150,000 annual deaths from lung cancer, lung & heart disease)

NHS England:  Chief Nurse backs Stomp it Out drugs campaign – (NHS England:  NHS patients with rare bone disease to benefit from potentially life-transforming drug due to “first of a kind” agreement between NHS England & the manufacturer ~ NHS England:  8 out of 10 patients are positive about GPs – new survey)

CQC:  The state of adult social care services 2014 to 2017 report published ~ Findings from CQC’s initial programme of comprehensive inspections in adult social ~ CQC:  Most services meet the ‘Mum Test’ but there is still too much poor care ~ CQC and the National Federation of Women's Institutes working together to help carers ~ LGA responds to CQC report on adult social care ~ NO:  Ombudsman supports CQC report ~ CQC to conduct 12 local system reviews of health & social care)

NHS Confederation:  Government needs to announce ring-fenced funding for transformation

MHRA:  Maloff Protect antimalarial tablets to be available to buy from pharmacies

NHS Digital:  Annual statistical publication for FGM shows 5,391 newly recorded cases during 2016-17

ScotGov:  New vaccination programme begins – (ScotGov:  Scotland’s NHS leads by example)

NHS Health Scotland:  Young People – what chance have they got? – (NHS Health Scotland:  JRF’s Minimum Income Standard for the UK)

WAG:  €1.5m EU investment helps Welsh company fight global infections – (WAG:  Public Health Bill receives Royal Assent ~ WAG:  Vaughan Gething welcomes success of 111 pilot ~ WAG:  Majority of cancer patients in Wales say they receive high quality care – new survey shows ~ WAG:  “Better understanding the diseases of today will help us develop the personalised treatments of tomorrow”)

WAG:  “New Treatment Fund is delivering for the people of Wales” ~ NHS Confederation response to New Treatment Fund Progress Report from the Welsh Government

Welsh NHS Confederation:  Leading health organisations join forces to increase transparency & tackle stigma of mental health in Wales – (NHS Confederation: Integrated services can help improve well-being)

ICO:  Royal Free - Google DeepMind trial failed to comply with data protection law ~ National Data Guardian statement on ICO decision on Royal Free ~ ICO:  4 lessons NHS Trusts can learn from the Royal Free case

IEA:  UK needs pre-funded healthcare system to tackle demographic time bomb

Innovate UK:  Miniature pump for failing heart to be trialled with 50 patients

Link to latest news from the British Heart Foundation ~ Link to latest news from Cancer Research UK ~ Link to latest news from Diabetes UK ~ Link to latest news from Age UK

Homeless Link:  How young people with experiences of homelessness inform our research

Social Mobility Commission:  Government housing schemes have little impact on social mobility

NICE:  NHS needs more advanced paramedics to ease A & E pressure – (NICE:  Strensiq new deal paves way for NICE approval of life saving drug)

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