Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  PHE response to the National Obesity Forum & Public Health Collaboration opinion paper – (DH:  Health & travel advice for Rio 2016)

NHS England:  Great strides are being made in dementia awareness – (NHS England:  Consultation on Specialised Services clinical commissioning policies ~ Chemo drug optimisation to improve patient experience of cancer treatment ~ Entries pour in for Compassionate Care Awards ~ NHS England:  Innovative doctors & entrepreneurs get together to kick off first-ever Clinical Entrepreneur training programme ~ NHS England:  People with a learning disability have a key role ~ NHS England establishes national service to treat rare kidney condition aHUS ~ NHS England:  Tackling capacity constraints in the trans pathway ~ Challenge Prize cash supporting GP surgery to fight antibiotic resistance)

NHS England:  Make a pledge for Mental Health Awareness Week ~ ScotGov:  Mental Health Awareness Week ~ NHS England:  Giving children the mental health care they need ~ NHS England:  Mental health pilot scheme doubles numbers getting key physical health checks

PHSO:  Ombudsman report highlights the devastating impact of service failures & poor complaints handling across the public sector ~ NHS Confed:  Response to patient complaints published by Ombudsman

NAO:  Discharging older patients from hospital ~ LGA: Response to NAO report on delayed discharges ~  NHS Confed:  Response to NAO report about processes for discharging older people ~ This is NOT just a case of inadequate resources ~ NICE guidance addresses the need for safe & appropriate discharge from hospital)

Patients Association:  Reaction to new End of Life report on needs of dying people

CQC looks at quality of care across two local areas – (CQC:  Our new 5-year strategy 'Shaping the future' ~ CQC:  Inspections reveal care home improvement ~ CQC:  Consultation on changes to the NHS Patient Survey Programme ~ CQC:  New agreement with Health Education England)

WAG:  Emergency ambulance response continues to improve ~ Welsh NHS Confed welcomes new ambulance response time figures – (WAG:  Vaughan Gething delivers first major speech to nursing & midwifery professions in Wales)

techUK response to Parliamentary Online Suicide Prevention Call for Evidence

STFC:  Designer nanomaterials caught by laser octopus

Cancer Research UK:  Cancer clinical trials to be streamlined to bring new treatments to UK patients sooner– (Cancer Research UK:  Cancer clinical trials to be streamlined to bring new treatments to UK patients sooner)

Food Standards Agency:  Campylobacter quarter 3 results published

NICE recommends three diabetes treatments

Homeless Link:  Gambling & Homelessness - what don’t we know?