Norman Lamb

Type: Person
Name: Norman Lamb
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Learning disabled care campaign

People with learning disabilities can find themselves in care hundreds of miles from home and loved ones, with little or no choice on how they should be cared for, campaigners say. Now there are calls for a change in the law to allow disabled people and ... [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mental Health - Ending the Silence

One of the things I am most proud of our party for in government, is the emphasis we are putting on mental health. I want to pay tribute to Paul Burstow and Norman Lamb for their work on this and I also want to thank Lib Dem party members like Lee Dargue ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Turnaround plans for East of England Ambulance Trust

A hundred and fifty new vehicles on the road, 400 new frontline recruits, and more training for existing staff - the new chief executive of the East of England Ambulance Service, Anthony Marsh, today set out his plans to turn around the beleaguered t ... [Published itv.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Better out of hospital care for the elderly would reduce emergency admissions

Plans being put in place by The Department of Health and Department for Communities and Local Government aim to improve out of hospital care for the elderly and vulnerable to reduce emergency admissions.Following a review of the first set of local plans ... [Published Clinical Services Journal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sharp cuts leave NHS mental health services unable to cope, GPs say

Family doctors have warned of the deteriorating state of mental healthcare in England, after a survey revealed that one in five had seen a patient come to harm because they could not get specialist help. GPs reported that some patients had committed suicide ... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hospital car park chaos 'a battle'

A hospital car park has become a gridlocked "chaos" due to drivers leaving vehicles on double yellow lines and verges, the BBC has been told.Health Minister Norman Lamb said he would ask Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital chief executive Anna Dugdale ... [Published BBC - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

China: Gay ‘cure’ clinic sued by activists in landmark move

Campaigners in China have taken a clinic to court over its backing of gay-to-straight conversion therapy.It’s the first time a lawsuit of this kind has been staged in the country.China declassified homosexuality as a mental illness in 2001, but scores ... [Published Pink News - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Gay, China, ELECTRIC SHOCK
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Traditional treatment for depression is not always the answer

_ It might seem odd to hear someone who has had most of their adult life blighted by depression describe themselves as lucky but, in reality, I have been very lucky. I've managed to hold down full-time jobs since my mid-twenties and – barring one episode ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Outreach volunteers help combat loneliness with a cup of tea and a chat

They have been plugging away for two years, but volunteers visiting isolated people with reduced mobility for a cup of tea and a chat have finally been given funding.The Alfriston Day Centre team now hope to expand their outreach service across Kingston ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Berger warns of mental health 'postcode lottery'

The variation in standards of NHS mental health provision around the country amounts to an "alarming postcode lottery", the Shadow Public Health Minister has declared.Of the 142 GP-led clinical commissioning groups which responsed to freedom of information ... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 12 reports

Care Minister backs assisted dying

The Care Minister has expressed his support for changing the law on assisted dying.Norman Lamb told Newsnight that people should be able to “make their own decision about their life” and said he had come to his view through talking to people "who have ... [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Norman Lamb: NHS must reflect

CAMPAIGN: Norman LambThe NHS has failed to commit to the needs of different communities with its “one size fits all” service, but it could learn from Asians, Norman Lamb, the minister for care and support, said.Although admitting things were better than ... [Published Eastern Eye - Jul 17 2014]

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Unable to give a definitive date, Lamb says of the situation: "people with complex needs deserve the best possible care, in their own communities with the right support. i have shared the concern and frustrations of josh's parents. i am pleased that progress is now being made."
Mr Lamb said: "we've committed to introducing access and waiting time standards for mental health from next april, with a phased approach depending on affordability. we are also improving mental health training for gps so that more people get the right support at the right time."

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Learning disabled care campaign [Published BBC - Aug 01 2014]
Mental Health - Ending the Silence [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 31 2014]
Turnaround plans for East of England Ambulance ... [Published itv.com - Jul 30 2014]
Better out of hospital care for the elderly wou... [Published Clinical Services Journal - Jul 30 2014]
Sharp cuts leave NHS mental health services una... [Published The Independent - Jul 30 2014]
pic: Ted Eytan / Creative Commons [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 30 2014]
Hospital car park chaos 'a battle' [Published BBC - Jul 29 2014]
Watchdog issues standard to cut spread of hepat... [Published OnMedicanet - Jul 29 2014]
China: Gay ‘cure’ clinic sued by activists in l... [Published Pink News - Jul 29 2014]
Hand hospitals over to their staff, says Franci... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Why safeguarding adults boards’ role must be be... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Martin Narey defends social work education repo... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Traditional treatment for depression is not alw... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
Outreach volunteers help combat loneliness with... [Published Your Local Guardian - Jul 27 2014]
Berger warns of mental health 'postcode lottery' [Published PoliticsHome - Jul 26 2014]
Norman Lamb backs assisted dying bill [Published Healthcare Today - Jul 25 2014]
NHS accused of 'shunting' mentally ill children [Published Healthcare Today - Jul 25 2014]
Care minister Norman Lamb appeals for Redruth t... [Published This is Cornwall - Jul 25 2014]
‘Why Care Act changes risk shunting NHS respons... [Published Communitycare.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
Concern Over Mental-Health 'Funding Crisis' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
NHS treats mental health as 'second-class service' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Autistic boy 'could' return home [Published BBC - Jul 24 2014]
Autism charity wins youth participation grant [Published Children & Young People Now - Jul 24 2014]
Hospice charity wants to cut hospital deaths wi... [Published National Health Executive - Jul 24 2014]
I was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1... [Published Pink News - Jul 24 2014]
Hospices “the solution” to end of life care [Published Pharma Field - Jul 24 2014]
Parliament talks about top-ups [Published Careinfo.org - Jul 24 2014]
Government Awards £5.6 Million to Voluntary Sec... [Published J4bcommunity.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
Ambitious about Autism receives £528,000 grant ... [Published Enable Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Care minister says that older people are being ... [Published Care Home - Jul 23 2014]
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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 ...
9 Years Ago Today: An Electoral Obliteration & ... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - May 06 2014]
Nine years ago I stood as a candidate in the 2005 general election. It seems a very long time ago. It was one of those days which could have changed my life forever, and in some ways did. Five years ago I wrote a blogpost about polling day and the election ...
89 Year-Old British Woman Helped Into Swiss Cli... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 09 2014]
An 89 year-old retired British art teacher, who was able to be admitted to the Dignitas assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland with the help of the Society for Old Age Rational Suicide (SOARS), has committed suicide. The woman, Anne, from ...
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