UK Department of Health

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Name: UK Department of Health
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Figures expose true extent of female genital mutilation

Data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have revealed the number of female genital mutilation (FGM) cases recorded in England.In September 2014, acute NHS hospital trusts logged 467 newly identified women being treated for ... [Published Nursing In Practice - 41 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Press release: ‘Legal high’ and e-cigarette poison queries climb

The Public Health England commissioned National Poisons Information Service ( NPIS ) today publishes its annual report for 2013 to 2014 .And there it has noted further increases in enquiries about so-called ‘legal highs’, especially about man-made cannabis ... [Published Government UK - 10 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Wynyard Hospital plans suspended with NHS bosses blaming 'lack of government support'

Plans for a new £300m ‘super-hospital’ at Wynyard have been suspended with NHS bosses blaming “a lack of support” from Government.North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust first announced proposals for a new hospital to replace its ageing sites in ... [Published Gazette Live - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Speech: Home Secretary at the Policing and Mental Health Summit

Home Office and The Rt Hon Theresa May MPDelivered on:23 October 2014 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered)LocationCentral Hall, WestminsterFirst published:Part of:Helping the police fight crime more effectively and Crime and poli ... [Published Government UK - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

How NIHR Clinical Research Network supports health research in the NHS

This summer the first treatment for a rare genetic condition, which affects about 3,000 people in the west, was approved for use. The new drug for Morquio A syndrome was developed through clinical trials at Central Manchester NHS foundation trust, with ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Government to sell NHS Professionals?

The Huffington Post UK reports that Christina McAnea, head of health at the UNISON trade union, says: “The Government's plan to sell off its own NHS recruitment agency makes no sense. NHS Professionals was set up because private companies were ripping ... [Published Recruitment International - 9 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

National project seeks to reduce hospital baby deaths

Midwives have welcomed a new five-year project that aims to halve the number of baby deaths and brain injuries that happen during labour.Current estimates suggest around 500 babies a year die or are left severely disabled because something goes wrong ... [Published Nursing Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ilfracombe community hospital petition reaches Downing Street

The campaign to save community hospital beds at Ilfracombe’s Tyrrell Hospital reached Downing Street yesterday (Tuesday).Members of the community hospital’s league of friends were joined by North Devon MP Nick Harvey as they presented a 3,000-signature ... [Published Devon 24 - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lords to question BIS, NHS and DOH officials on EU Alcohol Strategy

20 October 2014The House of Lords Home Affairs, Health and Education EU Sub-Committee will question BIS, NHS and Department of Health officials in the second evidence session of its new inquiry, which is considering what the context of the next European ... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Health boss faces questions in health trust investigation

Sir Bruce Keogh, the medical director of the National Health Service is due to be interviewed as part of the investigation into University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.The investigation follows a series of damning reports which said ... [Published itv.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Secretary of State's guidance under section 42A of the National Health Service Act 2006

Department of Health (DH) -This document provides guidance on how the Department of Health can provide loans, public dividend capital or guarantees of payment to foundation trusts and NHS trusts. It covers   the type of finance that may be provided; how ... [Published King's Fund - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

The draft National Health Service pension scheme regulations 2015: consultation

Department of Health (DH) -This consultation seeks views on draft regulations to introduce the new NHS pension scheme in accordance with the Public Service Pensions Act 2013. The deadline for submissions to the consultation at  nhsregs15@dh.gsi.gov.uk ... [Published King's Fund - Oct 21 2014]

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"Officials have done the best they can," he said. "We could have had this done if we had had high-level political support."
...Senior author Ashley Cooper, Professor of Physical Activity and Public Health at the University of Bristol, concludes "While the introduction of further daylight savings measures certainly wouldn't solve the problem of low physical activity, we believe they are a step in the right direction." The study was funded by the UKUK National Prevention Research Initiative, and Anna Goodman's contribution was funded by the National Institute for Health...
"Putting on an extra jumper or walking around a bit more than usual doesn't really address the fact that fuel bills continue to go up way in excess of people's pensions."
"It is not unknown for some of our members to have to rely on food banks and payday loans, and other such issues" Gillan said

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Figures expose true extent of female genital mu... [Published Nursing In Practice - 41 mins ago]
Wynyard Hospital plans suspended with NHS bosse... [Published Gazette Live - 3 hours ago]
Speech: Home Secretary at the Policing and Ment... [Published Government UK - 5 hours ago]
Time for change -- additional daylight saving c... [Published EurekAlert! - 5 hours ago]
Wynyard Hospital: How project has suffered year... [Published Gazette Live - 6 hours ago]
80 people die in Britain every DAY from flu and... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
Secure Hospital Strike: 'Prison Officers Turnin... [Published International Business Times UK - 6 hours ago]
Legal Immunity For Toxic Swine Flu Vaccine Makers [Published Boston IMC - 6 hours ago]
The man with the plan [Published E-Health Insider - 7 hours ago]
How NIHR Clinical Research Network supports hea... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
In for a bad XPerience [Published E-Health Insider - 9 hours ago]
NHS boss Simon Stevens defends privatisation [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
RCOG launches Each Baby Counts initiative [Published Midirs - 9 hours ago]
NHS Five Year Forward View: biggest challenge i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
Government to sell NHS Professionals? [Published Recruitment International - 9 hours ago]
Stroud meningitis charity urges Government to f... [Published The Citizen Online - 10 hours ago]
Press release: ‘Legal high’ and e-cigarette poi... [Published Government UK - 10 hours ago]
Ebola's Missing Vaccine: Europe Is Being Caught... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 11 hours ago]
Winter is coming: vaccine negotiations should b... [Published British Medical Journal - 11 hours ago]
Dicing with debt [Published Spectator - 13 hours ago]
West Accused of Draining Ebola-hit W. Africa of... [Published VOA News - 17 hours ago]
CNO leads nurses on powerlist of top 100 clinic... [Published Nursing Times - 18 hours ago]
National project seeks to reduce hospital baby ... [Published Nursing Times - 20 hours ago]
Theresa May: police use Tasers too often agains... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
Disappointment at decision to ignore call to ca... [Published Pharmaceutical Journal - 23 hours ago]
Private companies hold NHS to ransom [Published Socialist Party - Oct 22 2014]
GSK-MaxiNutrition loses protein health claims a... [Published Food and Drink Europe - Oct 22 2014]
Unions In Uproar As Hunt Mulls Privatising Anot... [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 22 2014]
Ilfracombe community hospital petition reaches ... [Published Devon 24 - Oct 22 2014]
NICE recommends another new skin cancer drug, G... [Published Pharma Letter - Oct 22 2014]
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Corrie’s Cilla to reveal osteoporosis storyline [Published CisionWire - English - Oct 21 2014]
The National Osteoporosis Society is delighted that legendary soap, Coronation Street, will be raising the issue of osteoporosis in a forthcoming storyline to be aired on October 22 2014.More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by osteoporosis, ...
Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 17 2014]
Nearly 500 new FGM cases identified  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29642997 Half the reported cases were in London Continue reading the main story Related Stories Call to end FGM 'in this generation' First UK genital mutilation charges Hospitals ...
[News] Critical care of Ebola patients: a crisi... [Published The Lancet Respiratory Medicine online - Oct 15 2014]
Last month, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) published an article titled “Preparing for Critical Care Services to Patients with Ebola”. It proved timely; 6 days later, the country saw its first case of the disease. As The Lancet Respiratory ...
UK — Establishing food standards for NHS hospitals [Published Full Text Reports... - Oct 14 2014]
Establishing food standards for NHS hospitals Source: Department of Health The report looks at standards relating to patient nutrition and hydration, healthier eating across hospitals and sustainable food and catering services. NHS adoption of the recommended ...
News story: Mental health support in defence [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Oct 10 2014]
The Ministry of Defence is committed to supporting personnel, their families and veterans who have been affected by mental health issues. For those serving in the armed forces (including mobilised reservists), MOD has worked hard to improve patient care. ...
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