Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Reducing infections in the NHS

NHS England:  Innovative doctors invited to join unique training programme – (NHS England:  Opportunities for action around hypertension highlighted with new resource ~ NHS England:  New specialised commissioning consultation launched – new event details ~ NHS England:  Blood Pressure: How Can We Do Better? ~ NHS England:  National NHS campaign urges people to stay well this winter ~ NHS England takes new steps to improve learning disability employment ~ NHS England announces proposed action to cut sales of sugary drinks on NHS premises ~ NHS England:   Innovation in rural health & social care ~ NHS England announces sites to test maternity services of the future ~ NHS England:  Stay warm this winter ~ NHS England:  Mayor of London urges people to stay well this winter as he gets influenza vaccination)

NHS England:  Update on PrEP ~ LGA:  Councils respond to Appeal Court judgement on HIV prevention drug

CQC:  Changes to the NHS Patient Survey Programme following consultation

CQC:  Increase in the number of radiation incidents reported to CQC

ScotGov:  Brexit risk to NHS recruitment – (ScotGov:  Vale of Leven commemorative scholarship)

WAG:  Landmark Bill to boost the nation’s health introduced – (WAG:  Welsh GP practices congratulated for delivering high-quality care ~ WAG:  Health Secretary announces plans for new organisation - Health Education Wales (HEW) ~ WAG:  Made in Wales SepsisBox to be unveiled to international audience at Medica)

LGA:  Millions of 'unnecessary' GP visits are for coughs & colds – (LGA responds to latest drug misuse figures ~ LGA responds to latest childhood obesity figures)

The King’s Fund responds to latest NHS performance statistics

CMA protects prices for mental healthcare services

EU News:  Erucic acid a possible health risk for highly exposed children

ESRC:  Squeamish Brits struggle to accept maggot therapy

Webinar on regulatory & procedural aspects of applications for type I variations

CIPD:  A new approach to mental well-being training

TUC: 7 in 10 NHS staff say funding squeeze puts the quality of patient care at risk

CRUK:  1 in 6 women diagnosed with breast cancer have a symptom other than a lump – (CRUK:  Researchers find key to drug resistant bowel cancer)

ESRC:  Children with dyspraxia anxious and downhearted, teachers say

STFC:  India investment to boost UK drug discoveries

LGO:  Ombudsman’s annual review highlights concerns about quality of homecare ~ LGA responds to LGO report on adult social care complaints ~ Kings Fund:  Health charities warn of £1.9bn social care funding gap ~ LGA responds to health charities' warning of social care funding gap ~ NHS England:   Innovation in rural health & social care)

BEIS:  Government agrees to extend legal protections for whistleblowers in children’s social care sector

EHRC expresses disappointment over spare room Supreme Court ruling

ScotGov:  600 houses for Aberdeen – (ScotGov:  Average 2 bedroom private rents up by 1%)

JRF:  Poverty costs Wales £3.6bn every year

CBI: Step change needed in housing delivery and mindset

Homeless Link:  London Winter Shelters 2016-17 list published

NICE:  Price cuts pave the way for routine access to breast & lung cancer drugs

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