Health outcomes

New era of dementia research in UK places ‘new treatments front and centre’

The United Kingdom’s leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has launched a new strategy dedicated to driving forward treatment development. The strategy is supported by Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, who described it as “an important step … Read more → – New era of dementia research in UK places ‘new treatments front and centre’

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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 as part of the government’s response to the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum. More information is available here

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Anna Soubry on improving respiratory disease care and outcomes

Health Minister Anna Soubry discusses the importance of improving care and outcomes for people with respiratory disease at the Better Value, Better Outcomes national respiratory learning event. Read more

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First UK-wide audit of epilepsy in children shows variation in care

The first national audit of epilepsy care for children and young people has been published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). The Epilepsy12 Audit report examines the provision of healthcare for children with suspected epileptic seizures … Read more → – First UK-wide audit of epilepsy in children shows variation in care

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Cancer awareness campaigns announced

The Department of Health (DH) has announced a series of public cancer awareness campaigns to achieve earlier diagnosis of cancer and improve cancer survival rates across the country. An eight-week campaign on bowel cancer will be rolled out across England … Read more → – Cancer awareness campaigns announced

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