Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  PHE announces areas for IPS alcohol and drug dependency trial – (DH:  Review finds PHE a ‘public health agency that rivals any in the world’ ~ DH:  Cold weather alerts and health warnings issued ~ DH:  Men and women asked not to miss out on bowel screening)

NHS England action to save lives by catching more cancers early – (NHS England announces plans to break down barriers for research ~ NHS England:  Black and ethnic minority cancer patients encouraged to give feedback on their NHS care ~ NHS England:  App that helps pregnant women monitor hypertension among new NHS innovations that will save lives and improve treatment)

NHS Digital:  CareCERT uses SMS alerts to boost secure NHS communications for cyber incidents

ScotGov:  Bowel cancer screening test – (ScotGov:  Reducing planned waiting times)

WAG:  Cancer services in Wales continue to improve – (WAG:  New Accessible Information Standard to ensure people with sensory loss can access information that ‘Makes Sense’)

LGA responds to iHV call to reverse public health cuts ~ LGA:  Budget 2017 - Councils respond to announcement of new funding for NHS)

techUK:  NHS Digital Security Operations Centre Procurement Now Live

EU News:  New EudraVigilance system is live – (EC diagnoses the state of health in the EU)

NHS Confederation:  Public supports paying more tax for the NHS – (NHS Confederation:  Lack of urgency on care Green Paper is "highly regrettable" ~The King's Fund responds to the government's announcement on the social care Green Paper ~ The King's Fund responds to the 2017 Autumn Budget ~ NHS Confederation:  Budget is another "missed opportunity" and falls well short)

Patients Association:  Budget response: Patients alarmed at Chancellor’s short measure for the NHS

Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee:  New licensing system for administration of radioactive substances

Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency:  Help make medicines safer by reporting suspected side effects

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

NO:  Ombudsman highlights the power of complaints to improve social care ~ LGA responds to LGO report on adult social care complaints

Homeless Link:  Good practice in end of life care for people who are homeless – (HL:  Supportive shared housing – A solution for those at risk of homelessness?)

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