Tagged: Long-term conditions

Action needed on liver disease, as CMO takes temperature of the country’s health

Comprehensive action is needed to stop the rising tide of liver disease, is one of the key findings to emerge from Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies first annual report that is launched today. The report, which is the … Read more → – Action needed on liver disease, as CMO takes temperature of the country’s health

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UK to be ‘world leader’ on health technology, says Hunt

100,000 people with long-term conditions to benefit from technology in 2013 One hundred thousand people across the country are set to benefit from new health technologies, Jeremy Hunt said today as he set out his vision for improving the lives … Read more → – UK to be ‘world leader’ on health technology, says Hunt

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14 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Age UK

Thank you Michelle [Mitchell, Charity Director General]. I want to talk today about a great challenge facing our society. A challenge even more serious than the economic crisis, or the debt crisis facing young people.  Potentially even as serious as … Read more → – 14 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Age UK

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Historic NHS mandate published

Today, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt delivers the first mandate from the Government to the NHS. In a landmark moment for the health service, the Mandate sets out what every patient in England can expect from GPs, hospitals and the wider … Read more → – Historic NHS mandate published

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Speech: 10 November 2011, Paul Burstow, National Voices Annual Conference

I want to begin with a story you could take as one of two things. You could see it as a typical “day in the life” of a government minister. Or the example that tells you in a nutshell, why … Read more → – Speech: 10 November 2011, Paul Burstow, National Voices Annual Conference

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Summary Care Record to benefit millions of patients with long term conditions, say patient groups

A year on from a Ministerial review that confirmed the importance of  Summary Care Records in supporting urgent and emergency care, patient groups are advocating its use to improve care for the millions of people with long term conditions they … Read more → – Summary Care Record to benefit millions of patients with long term conditions, say patient groups

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Employees get more help to quit smoking and get active

New Responsibility Deal pledges on health at work and physical activity Typhoo, McCain and Centrica – who between them employ more than 35,000 people – have today signed up to help their employees to quit smoking by providing workplace stop … Read more → – Employees get more help to quit smoking and get active

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Innovative care could help over 15 million people with long-term conditions

The NHS could help improve the care of over 15 million people living with long-term conditions and reduce the number of unnecessary trips to hospital if the most innovative work being pioneered in other parts of the NHS were adopted … Read more → – Innovative care could help over 15 million people with long-term conditions

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