Health, Social Care and Homelessness (Archive)

DH:  Patient safety visits – (DH:  More people will be able to give blood following scientific review ~ DH:  New Chief Commercial Officer appointed ~ DH:  Update on PrEP Impact trial in England ~ DH:  Public Health England encourages hepatitis C testing)

NHS England:  National survey shows cancer patients feel increasingly positive about their NHS care – (NHS England:  10-point plan sets out actions to deliver General Practice Nursing workforce for the future)

NHS England launches action plan to drive out wasteful & ineffective drug prescriptions, saving NHS over £190m a year ~ Patients Association: new drug rules are in many ways sensible, but NHS England is in danger of leaving patients behind in its rush to implement them

NHS Confederation response to the progress dashboard for STPs

Kings Fund: Mental health providers should adopt ‘quality improvement’

ScotGov:  Bursaries for new graduate medicine course

NHS Health Scotland:  New analysis explains increase & inequality in drugs deaths – (NHS Health Scotland:  Obesity inequalities persist in Scotland)

WAG:  Young Farmers show support to landmark health study – (WAG:  Blindness from diabetes halves in Wales, new research shows ~ WAG:  Fresh actions set out to treat neurological conditions in Wales)

Audit Scotland:  Scotland's NHS needs better workforce planning

techUK:  NHS Digital Request for Information for the Security Operations Centre

Innovate UK:  Diagnosing cancer earlier & faster: apply for funding ~ Innovate UK:  Digital technology for healthcare - apply for funding

RUSI:  How Will Britain’s Potential Withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty Affect the Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals?

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

BEIS:  Government announces additional support for social care providers

LGA responds to Age UK report on care home charges

Homeless Link:  Hardship payments to be available immediately to JSA claimants who are homeless

NICE:  Managing conflicts of interest – making good decisions – (NICE approval for nivolumab provides new treatment for advanced blood cancer ~ NICE:  Statins should be offered to everyone who has chronic kidney disease)