Radiation protection research: Call for stage 1 applications

The Department’s Policy Research Programme (PRP) commissions high quality, research-based evidence. The PRP would like to invite applications in the areas of Radiation Protection Research including: Priority Area 1: Studies to test the linear no threshold (LNT) hypothesis at low (<100mSv)… Read more →Radiation protection research: Call for stage 1 applications

Transfer of Southern Cross Healthcare to new operators

Southern Cross Healthcare, the largest independent care home operator in the country (with over 750 care and nursing homes and some 31,000 residents, most of who are older people), has been engaged in restructuring since early 2011. A restructuring committee,… Read more →Transfer of Southern Cross Healthcare to new operators

Live webchat with Dame Barbara Hakin today

Dame Barbara Hakin, Managing Director of Commissioning Development at the Department of Health, will answer your commissioning questions in a live webchat today, Monday 5 September at 4.30pm.

Ambulance Quality Indicators

New figures published today show that there is variation in how well ambulance trusts treat patients across the country. The ambulance clinical quality indicators measure  the overall quality of care and end-results. The publication of this  information, will highlight areas… Read more →Ambulance Quality Indicators

Further amendments in response to NHS Future Forum

New Government amendments to make further changes to the Health and Social Care Bill are now available . These continue the process of taking forward recommendations made by the NHS Future Forum, as well as from the wider listening exercise.… Read more →Further amendments in response to NHS Future Forum