Rosie Winterton hails the progress made one year on from the publication of the Social Exclusion Unit's landmark report Mental Health and Social Exclusion.
Liam Byrne announces the thirteen councils who will start piloting individual budgets in 2006.
Rosie Winterton meets other members of the Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) to discuss the international response to naturally occuring threats to global health, such as pandemic 'flu.
Around 50 people who have received blood transfusions will be traced and notified of their potential exposure to vCJD.
Liam Byrne and the Stroke Association issue a joint statement setting out the shared vision for stroke services.
Promoting healthy lifestyles for people is an important governmental responsibility. DH runs initiatives to help people quit smoking, eat better and exercise more, as well as health screening projects and training and skills programmes.