Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Local public health intelligence online community – (DH:  Recovering the cost of NHS treatments given to overseas visitors)

NHS England:  Designing mental health care for young people ~ NHS England:  Revolutionising children’s mental health care ~ NHS England publish new guidelines on tackling conflicts of interest ~ NHS England:  Building Bridges to make devolution & integration happen ~ NHS England:  Consultation launched to ensure excellent care for patients with congenital heart disease)

NHS England, Government and BMA agree new GP contract for 2017/18

NHS Improvement:  Operational productivity – expanding to community and mental health

Audit Scotland:  New audit briefing sets out key data on NHS workforce

IPPR:  Colleges are struggling to find ways to cope with increased demand for mental health support

CQC’s first round of adult social care and GP practice inspections completed

NAO:  Health & social care integration ~ LGA responds to NAO report on health & social care integration ~ The King’s Fund responds to National Audit Office report on health & social care integration ~ IPPR - Social care sector must have post-Brexit action plan to raise poor standards

Work Foundation:  Social prescribing is missing the opportunity to help people with long-term health conditions into meaningful work

ScotGov:  Refugee Doctors Programme

WAG:  Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Plan will save lives – (WAG:  Swansea school receives prestigious health award ~ WAG:  Healthier living NOW can reduce dementia risk)

CMA:  Manchester hospital trusts request fast track merger reference

Celebrating 120 years of The King's Fund

EU News:  EC awards €1m to breakthrough test which distinguishes between viral or bacterial infections

MHRA: Oxford men admit to illegally supplying medicines

AHA: 66% of the public back increased tax on cider ~ IEA Response to the Alcohol Health Alliance: Tax all alcohol at the same rate ~ LGA responds to latest alcohol-related death figures

Cancer Research UK:  E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study – (CRUK:  Women’s cancer rates rising faster than men’s)

Age UK responds to the Government's Fuller Working Lives Strategy ~ Age UK - Being ‘creative’ & ‘open’ boosts wellbeing in later life

Homeless Link:  Why PIE? The rationale for psychologically informed environments – (Homeless Link:  Will the housing White Paper make a difference to homelessness?)

NICE:  Breast cancer drug costs too high in relation to benefits for routine NHS funding  - (NICE seeks to support new mothers with mental health problems ~ NICE recommends controlled use of targeted breast cancer radiotherapy treatment alongside further research)

Solent NHS the latest Trust to roll out the Energy-Saving Initiative of choice for UK Public Sector