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The King’s Fund’s Anna Dixon to join Department of Health

Dr Anna Dixon, currently Director of Policy at The King’s Fund, will join the Department of Health in early May to take up the position of Director of Quality and Strategy and Chief Analyst. Anna has been with The King’s … Read more → – The King’s Fund’s Anna Dixon to join Department of Health

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Bed Availability and Occupancy – Quarter ending 31st December 2012

 Bed Availability and Occupancy – Quarter ending 31st December 2012 The KH03 is a Quarterly collection from all NHS organisations that operate beds, ordinary or daycase, both NHS Trusts and PCTs.  It collects the total number of available bed days … Read more → – Bed Availability and Occupancy – Quarter ending 31st December 2012

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Patients to get better care from healthcare assistants

New review will look at how healthcare and care assistants will be better trained and supported A new independent review will look at how the training and support of healthcare and care assistants can be strengthened so they give better … Read more → – Patients to get better care from healthcare assistants

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Independent review invites public to share their experiences of the Liverpool Care Pathway

Members of the public are invited to share their experiences of the Liverpool Care Pathway for Dying Patients (LCP), both good and bad, as part of the review being chaired by Senior Rabbi and Crossbench Peer, Baroness Julia Neuberger. Their … Read more → – Independent review invites public to share their experiences of the Liverpool Care Pathway

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£11 million funding boost to improve NHS prosthetic care for war veterans

  £11 million funding boost to improve NHS prosthetic care for war veterans Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter has announced today that NHS services across the country are set to benefit from additional funding to improve prosthetic and rehabilitation services … Read more → – £11 million funding boost to improve NHS prosthetic care for war veterans

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30 million reasons to smile this Valentine’s Day

  WOULD-be romantics are being given a helping hand to get a winning smile this Valentines Day thanks to a £30 million cash boost for dentistry. A healthy smile and fresh breath are essential ingredients for those hoping to make … Read more → – 30 million reasons to smile this Valentine’s Day

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Statistical Press Notice – NHS Referral To Treatment (RTT) Waiting Times Data – December 2012 & Annual Statistical Report 2012

Data are published on consultant-led Referral to Treatment (RTT) waiting times for patients who were treated during December 2012 and patients waiting to start treatment at the end of December 2012.   Main Findings – December 2012   During December … Read more → – Statistical Press Notice – NHS Referral To Treatment (RTT) Waiting Times Data – December 2012 & Annual Statistical Report 2012

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Statistical press notice: Direct Access Audiology Referral To Treatment (RTT) waiting times data – December 2012

Main Points Data are published on Direct Access Audiology patients whose referral to treatment (RTT) pathways were completed during December 2012 (completed pathways) and on those patients who were still waiting at the end of December 2012 (incomplete pathways). In … Read more → – Statistical press notice: Direct Access Audiology Referral To Treatment (RTT) waiting times data – December 2012

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Stuart Ralston confirmed as new Chair of the Commission on Human Medicines

Stuart Ralston has been confirmed as the new Chair of the Commission on Human Medicines (CHM), Lord Howe, Health Minister announced today. The CHM advises on matters relating to the safety, quality and efficacy of medicines as well as the … Read more → – Stuart Ralston confirmed as new Chair of the Commission on Human Medicines

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Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

IPMR statistics were released today by the Department of Health: Diabetes Access to Midwifery Stroke/Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) NHS Health Checks for the quarter ending 31st December 2012 The main findings were: Diabetes 98.4% of patients with diabetes were offered … Read more → – Statistical press notice: Integrated Performance Measures Return – quarterly update

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