Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  New innovation scorecard platform launched

NHS England:  Update on PrEP Impact trial in England – (NHS England:  Stroke patients in England set to receive revolutionary new treatment ~ NHS England:  Up to 6m people set to benefit from more clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries ~ NHS England:  Mental health patients set to benefit from pioneering new digital services)

CQC:  What do the forthcoming elections mean for CQC? – (CQC:  York care home owner prosecuted)

NHS Confederation:  Analysis shows patients waiting longer for surgery could double

MoD:  Headley Court team leading ground breaking hip pain research

Update of EMA recommendations for 2017/2018 seasonal flu vaccine composition

ScotGov:  Making medicine more effective – (ScotGov:  Safe & effective NHS staffing ~ ScotGov:  Widening access to nursing & midwifery ~ ScotGov:  Baby boxes raise safety awareness)

WAG:  “Culture of steady & sustained improvement in NHS Wales” – (WAG:  £144m investment in community pharmacy protected confirms Vaughan Gething ~ WAG:  £6.8m for medicine revolution to boost Welsh health and economy ~ WAG:  11 innovative health technology projects successful in £7.3m funding bid)

BHF:  Targeted genetic testing for inherited condition is lifesaving and cost effective

Demos:  New study reveals untapped potential of online forums for health policy

CRUK:  Breast cancer drug approved for use in Scotland, though concerns remain about patients getting the drug across the UK

LGA responds to Independent Age report on care homes ~ Age UK responds to Independent Age report on variations in care home quality

Homeless Link:  Health Select Committee launches inquiry into Sustainability & Transformation Plans (STPs)

ScotGov:  Funding for social and community care

WAG:  People in residential care to keep more of their money

Homeless Link:  Communities of Practice – (Homeless Link:  Working together to tackle multiple needs ~ Homeless Link:  Homeless 18-21 year olds still entitled to housing cost element of Universal Credit)

NICE says head & neck cancer drug is not cost effective – (NICE:  Test people for infections as they enter prison)
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