Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  More than 4m children to be offered flu vaccination – (DH:  PHE welcome over 200 people to latest public exhibition)

NHS England:  Building a new clinical community to deliver the NHS Five Year Forward View – (NHS England:  Value vs Values ~ NHS England:  Caring for patients with pregnancy loss ~ NHS England:  Seeking your views ~ NHS England:  Two leading clinicians offer an insight into the work of the care homes vanguards ~ NHS England:  The dancing doctor on delivering a lifesaving asthma message ~ NHS England:  Patients to get faster access to the most cost effective treatments under proposed changes to NICE process ~ NHS England:  New specialised commissioning consultation launched)

CQC satisfied that serious concerns responded to as Marie Stopes International begins to resume specific terminations across England

Patients Association responds to study revealing patients are put off seeing a doctor because of receptionists' questions

ScotGov:  Infected blood awareness – (ScotGov:  Flu can hit heart conditions hard)

Audit Scotland:  Auditor General signposts major challenges at two health boards

WAG:  We must continue to improve rates of organ donation in Wales, says Vaughan Gething

MHRA:  Faulty defibrillator warning

Cancer Research UK:  Receptionists could put people off seeing their GP – (CRUK:  1.7m children started secondary school overweight or obese in last decade ~ CRUK:  Annual UK cancer cases set to soar to half a million in less than 20 years)

WAG:  New delivery plan to improve mental health & well-being in Wales, launched by Vaughan Gething

NHS Confederation:  CQC report shows a stretched NHS that needs social care to be better funded ~ LGA responds to CQC Report on Adult Social Care ~ LGA warns £2.6bn could be needed to fix social care ~ CQC:  Caring Across Generations Twitter Q&A)

CMA consults on mental healthcare merger remedies

Age UK:  Mental health services are failing older people

ESRC:  Feeling connected could alleviate depression  - (ESRC:  Psychological distress on the rise for younger generations as men feel the strain in middle age ~ ESRC:  Poorer girls over twice as likely to start period by 11)

Unite:  Psychologists’ survey highlights NHS mental health funding crisis

TUC: Workplace stress at record levels, say union H&S reps

ScotGov:  Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare – (ScotGov:  Public to design social security system)

NAO:  Children in need of help or protection ~ Children’s Commissioner comments on NAO's report on Children in Need of Care or Protection ~ LGA responds to National Audit Office report on children in need of help or protection

PC&PE:  Homelessness Reduction Bill supported by Committee

WAG:  Communities & Children Secretary welcomes figures that show how homes are improving lives

NICE address mental health within the criminal justice system – ( NICE:  Patients to get faster access to the most cost effective treatments under proposed changes to NICE's process)

COVID, data, and decision-making – an exclusive webinar and Q&A