Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

Health Secretary's NHS pay comments welcomed by NHS Confederation – (DH:  Hepatitis A among gay & bisexual men)

NHS England:  New parts of the country set to benefit from expansion of diabetes prevention programme – (NHS England to invest in building the right support for people with a learning disability ~ NHS England: 
State of the art cancer-treating cyclotron arrives at UK’s first high energy proton beam centre at The Christie
~ NHS England  announces new sites to redesign mental health services and cut out of area placements)

NHS Confed.:  We welcome Government commitment to prioritising mental health

CQC:  How can we assess how well providers review, investigate and learn from deaths?

Patients Association:  Queen’s Speech shows a government in denial of the looming NHS crisis

Food Standards Agency:  CMO, Michael McBride, announces new standards for food served to staff & visitors in health & social care

NHS Digital:  Interactive dashboard provides new insight into cervical screening coverage – (NHS Digital:  Figures on surplus land in NHS estate published ~ NHS Digital:  New challenge for David Hughes to focus on mental health analytics)

LGA responds to Localis report on children’s mental health

ESRC:  Care system not to blame for children being more at risk of mental health issues

ScotGov:  NHS workforce of the future

NHS Health Scotland:  Scotland's alcohol problem persists

WAG:  £850,000 for new Maggie’s Centre for South East Wales – (WAG:  Breast cancer drug approved for use in Wales ~ WAG:  NHS Wales performance stable, despite growing demand”)

ASI:  Medical monoliths can be smashed after Brexit

EU News:  CJEU: Proof of vaccine defect

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

Homeless Link:  Homeless numbers shine spotlight on broken housing market

NICE:  New type of treatment for Crohn’s disease is approved by NICE – (NICE:  New programme will assess how digital therapies can help treat anxiety & depression ~ NICE approves COPD treatment roflumilast for routine NHS use)

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