New Health Research Authority comes a step closer

Legislation to establish the Health Research Authority (HRA), which will provide a new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research, was laid before Parliament today. Created initially as a Special Health Authority, the HRA will have the National… Read more →New Health Research Authority comes a step closer

Raising dementia awareness

Blogs

In his latest video blog, National Clinical Director for Dementia Professor Alistair Burns talks about World Alzheimer’s Day and some of the other national campaigns that are currently working to raise awareness of dementia.  

Bowel cancer awareness campaign to go national

The first ever cancer campaign to increase awareness of bowel cancer will start in January following a successful trial. The ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness ads will aim to make people aware of the early signs of bowel cancer and… Read more →Bowel cancer awareness campaign to go national

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Proposals to introduce independent prescribing for physiotherapists and podiatrists

In conjunction with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), two public consultations have been launched; one concerning proposals for independent prescribing for physiotherapists and one proposal concerning independent prescribing for podiatrists. Complete the consultation for podiatrists Complete the… Read more →Proposals to introduce independent prescribing for physiotherapists and podiatrists

Healthcare at the heart of British society

German born Dr Claudia Bausewein discusses the UK’s leadership in palliative care In a Foreign Office film launched today. The film is one of the ‘See Britain through my eyes’ series featuring individuals from home and abroad talking about their… Read more →Healthcare at the heart of British society