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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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12 February 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Reform, An NHS that treats people as individuals

Thank you, Andrew [Haldenby, Director, Reform]. A central tenet of the medical profession is to ‘first, do no harm’. Last week, Robert Francis published his report on the culture of the NHS in the wake of the disaster of Mid … Read more → – 12 February 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Reform, An NHS that treats people as individuals

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Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

The Coalition Government is today announcing unprecedented support for the elderly in paying for their long-term care costs. As part of the Mid-Term Review, the Government is introducing major, long-term reform that will mean no one who has worked hard … Read more → – Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

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South London Healthcare NHS Trust to be dissolved by 1 October 2013

The most financially challenged NHS Trust in England is to be dissolved by October 2013 to address the risk it carries for ongoing patient care and the pressure it is placing on other parts of the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy … Read more → – South London Healthcare NHS Trust to be dissolved by 1 October 2013

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16 January 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Policy Exchange, From notepad to iPad: technology and the NHS

In 1953, when the NHS was just five years old, two men named Smith took a flight from LA to New York.  They started chatting. One Mr Smith was the head of American Airlines.  He was having a nightmare coping … Read more → – 16 January 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Policy Exchange, From notepad to iPad: technology and the NHS

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Government invests £120 million to boost health research

Health Secretary invites researchers to help tackle the country’s biggest health challenges Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, announced today that £120 million will be invested in health research to benefit millions of patients and tackle some of the … Read more → – Government invests £120 million to boost health research

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David Haslam confirmed as Chair of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

David Haslam has today been confirmed as Chair of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Professor David Haslam is currently the National Clinical Adviser to the Care Quality Commission, Chair of the NICE Evidence Accreditation Advisory Board … Read more → – David Haslam confirmed as Chair of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

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David Prior confirmed as new Chair of the Care Quality Commission

Following Parliamentary endorsement, David Prior has been confirmed as the new Chair of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health announced today. The CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care services. … Read more → – David Prior confirmed as new Chair of the Care Quality Commission

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Thousands of patients with long-term conditions and dementia could benefit as GP contract proposals are unveiled

THOUSANDS more patients are set to receive potentially life saving care as the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt today unveiled the Government’s blueprint for changes to the GP contract. The proposals will change the way GPs are rewarded for the care … Read more → – Thousands of patients with long-term conditions and dementia could benefit as GP contract proposals are unveiled

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NHS and Department of Health update on Savile investigations

The Department of Health and NHS are publishing terms of reference for the investigations into the abuse by Jimmy Savile it was announced today. Details on how victims or witnesses can contact the investigations have also been released, alongside helplines … Read more → – NHS and Department of Health update on Savile investigations

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