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Survey of plans to tender for genito-urinary medicine services

Details of any current or future plans to tender sexual health genito-urinary medicine (GUM) services are being sought from strategic health authorities, primary care trusts and specialist commissioning groups. In … Read more → – Survey of plans to tender for genito-urinary medicine services

More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

The Department wants to maximise the opportunity for all interested parties to contribute to the Nursery Milk Scheme consultation, particularly all schools and nurseries across Great Britain. Therefore, and in … Read more → – More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

New chair and non executives directors announced for the MHRA

Professor Sir Gordon Duff has been appointed as the new Chair of Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) with effect from 1 January 2013 and three non executive directors … Read more → – New chair and non executives directors announced for the MHRA

Consultation on the arrangements for consideration of proposals on the fluoridation of drinking water

The Department is consulting on the process local authorities will use to conduct consultations on fluoridation of drinking water. We are not consulting on the benefits or disadvantages of fluoridation. … Read more → – Consultation on the arrangements for consideration of proposals on the fluoridation of drinking water

Join in the conversation on how to strengthen the NHS Constitution

The NHS Future Forum, which is advising the Government on how the NHS Constitution might be strengthened, is talking about what the NHS Constitution means to them and are keen … Read more → – Join in the conversation on how to strengthen the NHS Constitution

Health Protection in Local Government

The Department has published provisional guidance on health protection arrangements in the new public health system for local authorities and public health professionals. Read Health Protection in Local Government This … Read more → – Health Protection in Local Government

Information sharing challenge funding to help develop digital services announced

Local NHS organisations could be awarded funding to develop new digital services that improve patient care and can be used to share information more easily across the NHS announced today. … Read more → – Information sharing challenge funding to help develop digital services announced