UK Department of Health

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Name: UK Department of Health
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Confed wants e-mental health strategy

The Department of Health and NHS England should create a national strategy for e-mental health and invest in a national programme to support this, says a report by NHS Confederation.The report, entitled , surveyed the members of the Confederation’s Mental ... [Published E-Health Insider - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Members webinar – Ten ideas for better digital

As part of our social theme through September and October we are really pleased to announce the details of our webinar with Tim Lloyd, former head of Social Media at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.Tim will discuss te role of digital ... [Published CIPR - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

New contract changes promise personalised GP care for all

:50 in Medical Government/ NHS related news Every patient in England will get a named and accountable GP assigned to them under newly-announced changes to the GP contract. Unveiled by the Department of Health this week, the reforms will see all 53.9 million ... [Published Zenopa - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Children’s public health commissioning switches to councils a year today

01 . 10 .14 Public health commissioning responsibilities for children aged 0-5 will transfer from NHS England to local authorities on 1 October 2015, a year today.This includes the commissioning of the 0-5 Healthy Child Programme, the national public ... [Published National Health Executive - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Government: pay rise not an option

The Department of Health has insisted a pay rise for midwives is not affordable following news that midwives are to stage a walk out next month.In a Royal College of Midwives ballot, more than 80% of midwives in England voted in favour of industrial action ... [Published Midirs - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Hospital workers strike over pay

First published in NewsNURSES, ambulance workers, porters, paramedics, occupational therapists, cooks and healthcare assistants are among workers walking out from 7-11am on Monday, October 13, over pay.Workers will also stop working during their allotted ... [Published This is the West Country - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

The battle over GP opening

Article written by Nick Triggle Health correspondent More from Nick More from Nick Is it time for a mental health waiting target? What is the NHS there for? E-cigarettes: Debate - and confusion - is natural Failing GPs: A Pandora's Box? GPs are often ... [Published BBC - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Figures show NHS is struggling badly…and that is bad news for patients

WORRYING new reports have highlighted a mounting financial crisis across the NHS – as UK hospitals struggle to manage a relentless increase in the demand for care.Some hospital chief executives are describing the NHS’s current financial position as “a ... [Published Lexology - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

NHS plans rapid expansion of 'doctor's assistant' jobs

The NHS is to rapidly expand the number of people in "doctor's assistant" roles.Physician associates are usually science graduates who have two years of intense training.However, some concern has been raised that the more junior posts will be used to ... [Published Commissioning GP - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Midwives to strike for first time to join NHS mass protest over pay

England’s midwives have voted overwhelmingly to join thousands of other NHS staff in strike action next month. It will be the first time members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have gone on strike in the 133-year history of the organisation.Midwives ... [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate) survival data in chemotherapy-naïve men with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) revealed

Data from the final analysis of the Phase 3 study COU-AA-302 have shown that Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate) plus low dose prednisolone significantly prolongs overall survival (OS) with a median life extension of 4.4 months among men with metastatic castration ... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Website launched to improve NHS data transparency

22nd September 2014MyNHS launched by the Department of Health. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Sep 30 2014]

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A spokesperson from CSC told EHI: "We continue to work closely with Walsall as they execute their transformation programme.We are confident that Lorenzo is providing a firm foundation for improvement."
"The pressure on GP practices has rocketed, with a growing older population with multiple needs and increasing care moving out of hospital. This has not been matched by an increase in GPs and practice staff, leaving the service under unprecedented strain."

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Walsall misses BAU target with Lorenzo [Published E-Health Insider - 1 hour ago]
Confed wants e-mental health strategy [Published E-Health Insider - 1 hour ago]
Members webinar – Ten ideas for better digital [Published CIPR - 2 hours ago]
Across the divide: Legal perspectives on integr... [Published Local Government Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
GP 'workforce crisis' highlighted [Published Bucks Free Press - 3 hours ago]
Hundreds of GP practises threatened with closur... [Published The Independent - 3 hours ago]
Study finds potential new target to treat asthm... [Published EurekAlert! - 8 hours ago]
Standard Disposal of Fetal Tissue OK for Most A... [Published American Journal of Public Health - 8 hours ago]
Pharmacy staff at Miller's Chemist in Cheddleto... [Published Leek News - 9 hours ago]
Thousands of East Riding schoolchildren first t... [Published Hull Daily Mail - 10 hours ago]
New contract changes promise personalised GP ca... [Published Zenopa - 10 hours ago]
Children’s public health commissioning switches... [Published National Health Executive - 14 hours ago]
Gay people have 'poorer health' and 'GP issues' [Published Carluke Gazette - 15 hours ago]
Ebola: US confirms first case of virus [Published The Week UK - 18 hours ago]
Simvastatin in the Acute Respiratory Distress S... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - 18 hours ago]
Tokyo Electron Launches its Open Innovation Ste... [Published Scottrade - 18 hours ago]
North West London Hospitals and Ealing NHS Trus... [Published Kilburn Times - 20 hours ago]
Prostate cancer patients 'discriminated against... [Published Telegraph - 21 hours ago]
Press release: Employers get behind Stoptober q... [Published Government UK - Oct 01 2014]
Black and dangerous? Listening to patients’ exp... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 01 2014]
'Hundreds of lives lost' over failure to bring ... [Published The Independent - Sep 30 2014]
Hospital workers strike over pay [Published This is the West Country - Sep 30 2014]
Figures show NHS is struggling badly…and that i... [Published Lexology - Sep 30 2014]
Government: pay rise not an option [Published Midirs - Sep 30 2014]
Half of stillbirths 'preventable', says doctor [Published BootsWebMD - Sep 30 2014]
NHS plans rapid expansion of 'doctor's assistan... [Published Commissioning GP - Sep 30 2014]
All GP practices to publish doctor earnings und... [Published Nursing Times - Sep 30 2014]
A 'named GP' for every patient next year, under... [Published Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
Zytiga® (abiraterone acetate) survival data in ... [Published Medical News Today - Sep 30 2014]
Reporting of drug induced depression and fatal ... [Published 7thSpace - Sep 30 2014]
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Liberia: Ebola: UK government response [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: Department for International DevelopmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus. Ebola is only transmitted by ...
Liberia: Ebola: government response [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 23 2014]
Source: Department for International DevelopmentCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus. Ebola is only transmitted by ...
Which way now for the Cancer Drug Fund? by Andr... [Published PharmaGossip - Sep 09 2014]
BMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5524 (Published 09 September 2014)Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5524Andrew Jack, deputy editor, analysis, Financial Times, London, UKandrew.jack@ft.comThe government has extended the Cancer Drug Fund for ...
WHO Lied As Congo Admits To Ebola Outbreak Whil... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 24 2014]
Last week, when we reported on the latest breakout of a mysterious Ebola-like disease, which had claimed at least 70 people's live at last check, we were skeptical by the WHO's attempts to mask the fact that an Ebola outbreak is something else entirely, ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: More on the cases of the... [Published H5N1 - Aug 24 2014]
Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this KITV.com report: First WHO worker stricken with Ebola. It's now clear that the British case is not the WHO worker first reported today. Excerpt:For the first time, a worker with the World Health Organization ...
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