Monthly Archives: March 2013

NHS pension scheme: government response to consultation

The government response to the consultation on draft NHS pension scheme regulations is published. The draft regulations were confirmed with some proposals modified or withdrawn based on the comments received. This document provides a summary of the consultation findings and … Read more → – NHS pension scheme: government response to consultation

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GP and Practice Team Bulletin: March 2013

Welcome to the March 2013 edition of the GP and Practice Team Bulletin. In this final edition to be issued by the Department of Health, Dame Barbara Hakin writes about the final stages of transition to the new commissing system. … Read more → – GP and Practice Team Bulletin: March 2013

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Update from Barbara Hakin

Welcome to the final GP and Practice Team Bulletin from the Department of Health. We have reached the point of transition to the new commissioning system – and from April 2013 the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) will take forward … Read more → – Update from Barbara Hakin

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Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the five major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. In a video, Jeremy Hunt outlines his ambition to cut … Read more → – Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

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CMO report calls for action to tackle threat of antimicrobial resistance

The Chief Medical Officer has launched the second volume of her annual report, calling for immediate action to tackle the threat of increasing antimicrobial resistance. Read the report

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