Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Cancer Research UK’s campaign about the Early Diagnosis Workforce – (DH:  New £15m programme to help train 1m in mental health first aid ~ DH:  New return on investment tool on musculoskeletal conditions ~ DH:  PHE urges those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated ~ DH:  Jeremy Hunt announces salary supplement for trainee GPs ~ DH; GP indemnity: development of state-backed scheme for England)

NHS England:  NHS leaders unveil action to boost flu vaccination and manage winter pressures

CQC:  Reporting on hospice services in England

NHS Confederation:  Greater awareness of mental health brings extra pressure on services – (NHS Confederation:  90% of health & care leaders "concerned" about ability to cope this winter)

ScotGov:  Get set to fight flu

WAG:  Women have their say on maternity services in Wales

Welsh NHS Confederation respond to Services Fit for the Future, Quality & Governance in Health & Care in Wales – (NHS Confederation:  Promoting the arts for Welsh health and well-being)

NHS Digital:  Audit report on pregnancy in diabetes released

King's Fund :  Number of NHS nurses & health visitors falls for first time since 2013

Children’s Commissioner:  Shining a light on the experiences of children with mental health needs

POST:  Mental Health Service Models for Young People

GDS:  It’s ok to talk about mental health

DLR gets customers suffering from mental illness ‘Back on Track’

EU News:  Better labelling of excipients for safe use of medicines

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

CQC:  Most people still getting good care – but health & care system is ‘straining at the seams’, making future quality precarious  ~ CQC:  Most people are getting good, safe care but future quality is precarious ~ LGA responds to CQC ‘State of Care’ report ~ LGA responds to ADASS social care budget survey ~ If social care goes down, we all go down, warns NHS Confederation in response to CQC report ~ Patients Association response to CQC State of Care report ~ The King’s Fund comments on the CQC’s annual State of Care report)

DfE:  £20m improvement programme for children’s social care

CLG:  Landmark package to tackle homelessness & rough sleeping in Manchester

Homeless Link:  Homelessness & Healthcare - the right to register

NICE:  People with learning disabilities & behaviour that challenges should be better cared for in the community – (NICE:  Responding to child abuse & neglect - a view from NICE ~ NICE:  The Quality Improvement Resource: An invaluable tool for commissioners ~ The NICE Guidance Implementation survey ~ NICE:  New treatment option for people with gastrointestinal cancer)

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