Norman Lamb

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Name: Norman Lamb
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Mental health patients waiting ‘unacceptably’ long times for treatment

17 . 09 .14 Some people with mental health problems are waiting more than a year to access psychological therapies, with many contemplating or attempting suicide in the intervening time.In a survey of more than 2,000 people who have tried to access therapies ... [Published National Health Executive - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

Article written by Nick Triggle Health correspondent More from Nick More from Nick Failing GPs: A Pandora's Box? Cancer drugs row: A sign of things to come? NHS waits: Getting the excuses in early? The secret to transforming a failing hospital Waiting ... [Published BBC - 16 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, Cancer, England
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

RCP goes to party conferences

With just under eight months until the 2015 general election this autumn’s party political conferences will be one of the last opportunities for party leaders to rally their grass-roots, cement their policies, and plan how they’re going to win your v ... [Published Royal College of Physicians - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

'More to do' to cut wait times for mental health patients

Patients having to wait more than a year for psychological treatment is unacceptable, Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has said, following a report that found almost one in six with mental health problems attempted suicide."More people than ever ... [Published itv.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Call to screen drivers for sleep disorders

A Sheffield MP has called for hauliers to routinely screen their drivers to ensure they are not suffering from a health disorder that causes them to fall asleep at the wheel.Labour and Co-op MP Meg Munn said she had been alerted to the problem of obstructive ... [Published Commercial Motor - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Care Act – ‘The Care Act is Coming!’

NELC and the CCG are liaising with key partners and providers across North East Lincolnshire to ensure readiness for the first of the Act’s provisions to come into force in April 2015 (followed by further provisions in April 2016).Care and Support Minister ... [Published North East Lincolnshire Council - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mental health is top priority across area

Comments (0)MENTAL health services across East Staffordshire look set to come under the spotlight of an independent watchdog.Healthwatch Staffordshire is being urged to make the area a top priority for its work within the county this year after it was ... [Published Uttoxeter News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fines for A&E drunks - minister

Report by bethan evansMonday, September 15, 20149:00 AMFINING drunks £50 for abusing A&E staff is one of the latest proposals to come from health ministers - but a North Somerset councillor says it may create barriers for Weston General Hospital.To send ... [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Call for deaths investigation of four patients at St Andrew’s Hospital in Northampton...

Calls for an independent inquiry into the deaths of four patients at St Andrew’s Hospital have been formally rejected by the NHS.The deaths in question, all patients on anti-psychotic medication, had happened within eight months of each other in 2010 ... [Published Northampton Chronicle and Echo - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Campaigners visit minister over Blakeney Marine Conservation Zone fears

Campaigners concerned about the impact of a possible Marine Conservation Zone on a north Norfolk beauty spot have met with a government minister to outline their concerns.Natural England have mooted plans for a Marine Conservation Zone reference area ... [Published North Norfolk News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mental health: too many patients, not enough beds

Almost two thirds of mental health trusts in England that responded to a Channel 4 News freedom of information request say their funding has been cut, with a shortage of beds threatening patient care.Every morning Rebecca Julian (pictured above with son ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

£93m scheme will see more patients cared for at home

Patients will be cared for more at home and have greater independence under a new £93 million healthcare plan - which will slash unnecessary hospital admissions.Nottinghamshire County Council is one of five local authorities chosen by the Government to ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]

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"more people than ever before are getting talking therapies thanks to our £400 million investment" , Mr Lamb said

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What is stopping a digital revolution in health... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
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Is it time for a mental health waiting target? [Published BBC - 16 hours ago]
RCP goes to party conferences [Published Royal College of Physicians - 21 hours ago]
Call to screen drivers for sleep disorders [Published Commercial Motor - Sep 16 2014]
Hospitals face legal requirement to display CQC... [Published National Health Executive - Sep 16 2014]
'More to do' to cut wait times for mental healt... [Published itv.com - Sep 16 2014]
Mental health patients facing ‘unacceptably lon... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
Thousands attempt suicide while on NHS waiting ... [Published The Independent - Sep 16 2014]
The Care Act – ‘The Care Act is Coming!’ [Published North East Lincolnshire Council - Sep 15 2014]
Mental health is top priority across area [Published Uttoxeter News - Sep 15 2014]
Fines for A&E drunks - minister [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Sep 15 2014]
Call for deaths investigation of four patients ... [Published Northampton Chronicle and Echo - Sep 15 2014]
NHS is accused of a 'cruel betrayal' of couples... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 13 2014]
Norfolk PCC Stephen Bett defends his role after... [Published Evening News 24 - Sep 13 2014]
Campaigners visit minister over Blakeney Marine... [Published North Norfolk News - Sep 12 2014]
Mental health: too many patients, not enough beds [Published Channel 4 - Sep 12 2014]
Psychiatrists in police cells plea [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 12 2014]
£93m scheme will see more patients cared for at... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
'Appalling' figures show region's troubled ambu... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - Sep 11 2014]
Independent report: Improving NHS staff engagement [Published Skills Funding Agency - Sep 10 2014]
Greater flexibility for CCGs backed [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 09 2014]
Mental health costs ‘astounding’ [Published Pharma Field - Sep 09 2014]
Chief medical officer: Make mental health bigge... [Published Posability - Sep 09 2014]
Make mental health a bigger priority, says CMO [Published National Health Executive - Sep 09 2014]
Make mental health 'bigger priority' [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
Kids self harming soars by 41% in just 5 years ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
Mental health trust funding concerns [Published BBC - Sep 08 2014]
Hospital addresses parking 'chaos' [Published BBC - Sep 06 2014]
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Challenge to EU Tobacco Law Backed by British H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 23 2014]
The EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is set to be challenged in court by an e-cigarette manufacturer, in a move that has the surprise backing of British Secretary of State for Heath Jeremy Hunt. This appears to be something of a U-turn for Hunt, ...
VIDEO: How Sweden cares for its elderly [Published BBC News Video - Health - Aug 05 2014]
The system for looking after older people in England is "horribly fragmented", Care Minister Norman Lamb has said during a visit Sweden to see how the elderly are cared for there. ...
VIDEO: Lamb changes view on assisted dying [Published BBC News Video - Politics - Jul 17 2014]
Minister for Care and Support Norman Lamb changes his position on assisted dying, saying there would be "very clear safeguards". ...
UPDATED SEAT BY SEAT FORECAST: Why the LibDems ... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Jul 06 2014]
A few months ago I posted a prediction that the LibDems would win 30-35 seats at the next election. I went through each LibDem seat and predicted what would happen to it. Clearly any such exercise is fraught with difficulty, and I freely admitted ...
NHS 'Fails Thousands of Children and Adults wit... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 31 2014]
Children and adults with disabilities are at risk of "sickening abuse" because the NHS has failed to transfer them to suitable accommodation. The Telegraph reports that ministers had pledged that around 3,000 people with autism and learning disabilities ...
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