Responses to campaigns

The Department’s latest responses to current health and social care campaigns

Response to safer medicines campaign

Department of Health’s response to ‘Safer Medicines’ campaign The Department is aware of suggestions that the testing of medicines has not evolved and that newer scientific in vitro methods, including those using human tissue, are not being used or recognised … Read more → – Response to safer medicines campaign

Response to Arrhythmia Alliance’s know your pulse campaign

Department of Health’s response to Arrhythmia Alliance’s Know Your Pulse campaign The Department of Health appreciates the Arrhythmia Alliance’s concerns about atrial fibrillation (AF).  The Department knows how important AF is as it affects at least 600,000 people in England … Read more → – Response to Arrhythmia Alliance’s know your pulse campaign

Response to the campaign about a national strategy for neurological conditions

Department of Health’s response to the campaign about the Public Accounts Committee’s report on neurological services The Government published its response to the Public Accounts Committee’s report on 30 April.  The Committee has quite rightly made it clear that the … Read more → – Response to the campaign about a national strategy for neurological conditions

Response to campaigns about social care reform

Government’s response to campaigns about social care reform On 11 July the Government published a care and support White Paper, a draft Care and Support Bill and a progress report on funding reform.  These set out the Government’s ambitious plans … Read more → – Response to campaigns about social care reform

Response to the ‘end cage cruelty’ campaign about Government procurement of eggs

Department of Health’s response to the ‘End Cage Cruelty’ campaign about Government procurement of eggs The Government does not intend to include a ban on all eggs produced by caged hens, although a number of Government Departments do choose to use … Read more → – Response to the ‘end cage cruelty’ campaign about Government procurement of eggs

Response to Age UK’s ‘Hungry to be Heard’ campaign

The Department of Health’s responses to Age UK’s campaign about publishing data on malnutrition rates in hospital wards. It is for local health and social care providers to develop their own nutrition and hydration policies. All providers of regulated activities … Read more → – Response to Age UK’s ‘Hungry to be Heard’ campaign