Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Government funds school resource for drug & alcohol prevention ~ Welcome to Mentor-ADEPIS – (DH:  More undergraduate medical education places ~ DH:  NHS prescription charges from April 2017 ~ DH:  NHS-funded nursing care rate for 2017 to 2018)

NHS England:  NHS England’s Chief Nurse looks to the future – (NHS England:  NHS England extends support for GPs on rising indemnity costs ~ NHS England:  Winning projects announced for latest round of Maternity Challenge Fund)

CQC:  Regulatory fees for providers

Patients Association:  Nutrition & Hydration week 13th-19th March

Kings Fund:  NHS financial pressures are having a widespread but often unseen impact on patient care ~ NHS Confederation:  The King's Fund report helpfully highlights block contracts' adverse impact on care

Children’s Commissioner responds to research for BBC School Report on children's mental health

ScotGov:  Supporting General Practice

GDS:  Clear writing training helps the whole organisation

Age UK:  Weight loss in later life not a normal part of ageing

Cancer Research UK:  'Unacceptable' plans revealed by NICE that could delay availability of drugs on the NHS in England

LC: People with dementia & learning difficulties detained in care without checks due to “failing” law ~ LGA responds to Law Commission report on DoLS

ScotGov:  Help for carers

Patients Association:  Publication of Health & Social Care Funding – Interim Report

NEF:  £115m of budget cash for social care will go to investors in five biggest firms

Falls prevention on the agenda for RoSPA Home Safety Congress

CLG:  New grant for council homelessness services

ScotGov:  Increased funding for affordable housing

Homeless Link launches a new offer to the supported housing sector

Homes & Communities Agency:  £45m to accelerate 4,500 homes in Cambridgeshire

NICE:  Treat life-threatening sepsis within the hour, says NICE – (NICE gets go-ahead to fast-track more drug approvals)

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