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Bowel cancer campaign is relaunched

Be Clear on Cancer

The Department of Health has today relaunched the Be Clear on Cancer bowel cancer campaign. Incorporating TV and radio advertising as well as face-to-face events around the country, the campaign, … Read more → – Bowel cancer campaign is relaunched

Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

The details of how to apply for funding from the Capital Grant scheme for hospices are now available. The scheme was announced by Paul Burstow, Minister for Care Services in May. … Read more → – Applying for Capital Grant Scheme funding for hospices

Commitments announced on preventing homelessness

A report setting out Government commitments to preventing homelessness is published today by the Ministerial Working Group on preventing and tackling homelessness. ‘Making Every Contact Count: A joint approach to … Read more → – Commitments announced on preventing homelessness

Responsibility Deal: three new catering pledges launched

The Department today announced three new salt pledges, specifically focused on the catering sector, to encourage more companies to make their commitment to improving public health through salt reduction. Seventy-seven … Read more → – Responsibility Deal: three new catering pledges launched

Applications for Workforce Development Dementia Fund now open

The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to support the delivery of a national learning and development programme for the adult social care workforce supporting people with dementia. … Read more → – Applications for Workforce Development Dementia Fund now open

Tobacco packaging consultation extended

In response to requests, the deadline for responding to the plain packaging consultation has been extended by one month, to 10 August. The Department wants to maximise the opportunity that … Read more → – Tobacco packaging consultation extended

NICE to assess high cost low volume drugs

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) are to take forward work to assess very high cost drugs for people who suffer with rare conditions, work currently being … Read more → – NICE to assess high cost low volume drugs