Publications

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Ensuring an open NHS culture

The Secretary of State for Health has written to chairs of all NHS trusts to remind them of the importance of ensuring an open culture within the NHS. His letter … Read more → – Ensuring an open NHS culture

Local decision-making around fluoridation of drinking water: consultation responses

The summary of responses to the consultation on arrangements for future decision-making on the fluoridation of drinking water has been published. The department received 136 responses to the original consultation … Read more → – Local decision-making around fluoridation of drinking water: consultation responses

HIV outpatient pathway updated guidance available

Further guidance is being published to support the implementation of the mandatory adult HIV outpatient and Payment by Results currency. This documentation replaces the previously published guidance. HIV outpatients – … Read more → – HIV outpatient pathway updated guidance available

New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths

A new pledge about making improvements to the health of children and young people has been launched today. The pledge is part of the government’s response to the Children and … Read more → – New national pledge to improve children’s health and reduce child deaths

Infection prevention and control in care homes: information resource published

An information resource and summary for care workers on the prevention and control of infection in care homes has been published. These aim to assist staff in taking all reasonable … Read more → – Infection prevention and control in care homes: information resource published

Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy service – fifth annual report

The Department has published the fifth annual report on the Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) service which also provides an overview of the last five years. It provides statistical information … Read more → – Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy service – fifth annual report

EU guidance on tolerance and analysis of fibre available

An alert to the publication of EU guidance on methods of analysis for fibre and application of tolerance to nutrition declarations was circulated to interested parties on 15 February 2013. … Read more → – EU guidance on tolerance and analysis of fibre available