Funding

Funding boost for research

In August 2011, the Government announced £800 million in funding to boost translational research in new biomedical research centres and units. This investment will help develop medicines, treatments and care for patients with diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart … Read more → – Funding boost for research

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Creating a fair and sustainable care and support system

The Government today welcomed the report from the independent commission chaired by Andrew Dilnot as a valuable contribution to meeting the long term challenge of an ageing population. The Commission on the Funding of Care and Support, established by the … Read more → – Creating a fair and sustainable care and support system

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More funding for dementia research

More money and expertise will be ploughed in to dementia research in the hope of moving closer to finding a cure or better treatment for the millions of families affected by this devastating condition, Care Services Minister Paul Burstow announced … Read more → – More funding for dementia research

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Funding: first ever DH Volunteering Fund National Awards announced

The DH Volunteering Fund National Awards were announced during Volunteering Week. Through this scheme, the Department has committed to delivering £6m to support volunteering projects in health and social care. The fund will be divided between 13 organisations over three … Read more → – Funding: first ever DH Volunteering Fund National Awards announced

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Update on Payment by Results (PbR) for Mental Health services for working age adults and older people

This letter from Bob Alexander, Director of NHS Finance, and Bruce Calderwood, Director of Mental Health Policy, provides an update on the latest developments on Payment by Results (PbR) for Mental Health services for working age adults and older people, … Read more → – Update on Payment by Results (PbR) for Mental Health services for working age adults and older people

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