Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  New guidance to improve vision screening for young children – (DH:  Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them puts you at risk ~

10DS:  Millions to benefit from ground-breaking mental health support

CQC’s second consultation on the next phase of regulation – (CQC reports on radiation incidents ~ CQC seeks views on proposed changes to how providers should pay their regulatory fees in 2018/19 ~ CQC:  Putting the public at the heart of our work)

NHS Digital:  Report shows prevalence of key conditions across England – (NHS Digital:  Health & Social Care Network (HSCN) successfully launches with first live customer)

ScotGov:  10,000 baby boxes delivered – (ScotGov:  Widening access to medicine ~ ScotGov:  NHS in Scotland 2017)

NHS Health Scotland:  Local groups funded to promote healthy eating – (NHS Health Scotland:  Consultation on Diet & Obesity Strategy)

Audit Scotland:  Reform of NHS is progressing but fundamentals still need addressed

WAG:  New cancer drug to be available in Wales – (WAG:  ‘Baby teeth DO matter’ – Vaughan Gething)

EU  News:  New action plan to foster development of advanced therapies – (EU News:  Unparalleled access to clinical data - one year on)

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

NHS Digital:  Social care spending up £556m as costs also rise ~ LGA responds to social care spending figures ~  Social care budget is woeful says NHS Confederation

Homeless Link:  Raising the profile of Housing First – reflections from the 2017 party conferences – (HL:  UK Dementia Congress 2017: dementia and housing session)

NICE:  Antibiotic resistance is now “common” in urinary tract infections – (NICE approves gene therapy for rare ‘bubble baby syndrome’ ~ NICE:  People with cystic fibrosis could be monitored through phone or video messaging ~ NICE:  Antibiotics should not be used to treat the majority of sinus infections, NICE says)

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