Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

NHS England:  Health as a Social Movement – (NHS England:  DigitalHealth.London goes online)

Monitor to investigate how Southend Hospital keeps track of healthcare costs – (Monitor:  NHS Improvement to set out its vision for providers in 2020 ~ Monitor:  Junior doctors' contract – statement  ~ Monitor & NHS England seek views on 2016/17 NHS payment system)

DH:  Planes returning from Zika areas to be sprayed with insecticide – (DH:  Female genital mutilation prevention week of action ~ DH:  Review of information technology in NHS ~ DH:  Middle-aged men rate their health as more important than their money or career ~ DH:  Citizen Go’s campaign about crisis pregnancy ~ DH:  Independent review of junior doctors' morale, training and support)

NHS Confed:  Responding to British Social Attitudes findings – (NHS Confed: Mental Health Network responds to Commission report on adult acute mental healthcare ~ NHS Confed:  Response to QualityWatch Winter Pressures report)

Kings Fund:  British public's satisfaction with the NHS falls by 5 percentage points

Patients Association:  Rise in Agency Nurses Risks Patient Safety

Home Office:  Restricting the use of police cells for those experiencing a mental health crisis

Natural England:  Connecting with nature offers a new approach to mental health care

ScotGov:  Investing in the healthcare of the future – (ScotGov:  Drive to attract more junior doctors ~ ScotGov:  Proposed consultation on organ transplant opt-out system ~ ScotGov:  Making health services “fit for the future” ~ ScotGov:  A modern health workforce ~ ScotGov:  Public health review ~ ScotGov:  Report recognises quality of Scottish healthcare ~ Scottish Refugee Doctors Project)

WAG:  New measures to tackle liver disease in Wales – (WAG:  New plan to improve ear, nose & throat services in the Welsh NHS ~ WAG:  £45m of new investment for Welsh NHS to deal with winter pressures ~ Number of nurse training places in Wales to increase by 10% in £85m WAG investment ~ WAG:  Care & support in Wales is changing: giving you more of a say over the things that matter to you ~ WAG:  Health Minister announces radical shake-up of outpatient services)

PC&PE:  Reform of cancer drugs fund must consider benefits to patients

NAO:  Managing the supply of NHS clinical staff in England

WAO:  Health boards need to strengthen their arrangements for managing the impact of private practice on the NHS

LGA:  Response to Lord Carter's report on delayed discharges ~ techUK:  Lord Carter is right to demand greater digital maturity & integration in the NHS ~ Patients Association welcomes the findings of the Carter Review ~ NHS Confed:  Lord Carter review can help control costs)

Health minister Schippers calls on EU member states to act against antimicrobial resistance ~ Video: how fast can bacteria spread?

Homeless Link:  Help make Housing First a viable accommodation option in England - join the movement now

NICE issues draft guidance on alirocumab for lipid disorder – (NICE publishes new guidelines to help weigh-up the risks & benefits of sunlight exposure ~ Not enough evidence to recommend routine use of promising new tests to help identify cause of sepsis says NICE in final guidance ~ NICE publishes new guidance to improve care for people with incurable blood cancer ~ NICE guidance recommends integrated automated glucose monitoring system for people with type 1 diabetes

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