Tagged: Paul Burstow

Statement on Cancer Drugs Fund usage

Extra funding this Government has provided for cancer drugs has helped almost 18,500 people since October 2010. Included below is information on the number of patients who have received cancer drugs and spend by strategic health authority (SHA) under the … Read more → – Statement on Cancer Drugs Fund usage

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People too embarassed to consult GP about bowel cancer

BOWEL CANCER CAMPAIGN GETS CELEBRITY BACKING  One in three people are embarrassed to talk to their doctor about poo even though having blood in poo is a key symptom of bowel cancer which can kill. Knowing the symptoms of bowel … Read more → – People too embarassed to consult GP about bowel cancer

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Patients to get the latest drugs and treatments more quickly

The NHS will have to comply with NICE guidance on new drugs and treatments or explain to patients why there is a delay, under a new scheme announced today. This will help end the unfair practice where some parts of … Read more → – Patients to get the latest drugs and treatments more quickly

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Employers urged to take 3 steps to improve mental health

How mental health will be treated the same as other health problems Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Care Services Minister Paul Burstow will today call upon employers to take three simple steps to improve the mental health of their … Read more → – Employers urged to take 3 steps to improve mental health

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Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

FIXING BEVERIDGE’S ORPHAN: PUTTING IDEAS INTO ACTION Thank you for the invitation to take part in your conference today. Just seven days have passed since the publication of the Care and Support White Paper and draft Bill.  And of course … Read more → – Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

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16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be speaking about the progress that has been made in developing IAPT for children and young people. There are some statistics that never lose their impact.  That demand a response.  Demand action. For me … Read more → – 16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

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Department of Health to revamp outdated Victorian hospital deemed ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator

A high security hospital that has been branded ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator is to get an upgrade to facilities for patients and staff. The Department of Health is to invest in the Victorian site at Broadmoor Hospital, … Read more → – Department of Health to revamp outdated Victorian hospital deemed ‘not fit for purpose’ by the regulator

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Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence

The most radical reform of the social care system in 64 years is announced today. The overhaul will mean people will get the care and support they need so they don’t reach crisis point. The draft Care and Support Bill … Read more → – Reforming care and support – better quality care, peace of mind and promoting independence

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First national survey of bereaved people shines light on end of life care

In a world first, the Government has turned the spotlight on the quality of care received by people in the last three months of their life.  In a ground breaking survey published today the Office for National Statistics reports significant … Read more → – First national survey of bereaved people shines light on end of life care

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Department of Health publishes interim report to drive up standards and prevent abuse

Care Services Minister Paul Burstow today announced a series of national actions aimed at tackling the worst aspects of the care of people with learning disabilities or autism and challenging behaviour, which can lead to inexcusable abuse. In response to … Read more → – Department of Health publishes interim report to drive up standards and prevent abuse

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