Tagged: Lord Howe

Atlas maps out variation in NHS

The Government today showed its commitment to improving health outcomes for patients by shining a light on variation in NHS healthcare services. The NHS Atlas of Variation has today been published by the Department of Health to highlight the amount … Read more → – Atlas maps out variation in NHS

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Speech: 31 October 2011, Lord Howe, Ask Your Pharmacist Week

Thank you Kevin [Barron] for inviting me here today.  I am very pleased to be here supporting the 2011 Ask Your Pharmacist Week.  This year’s theme, that pharmacies offer more than just medicines, contains a message from which almost everyone … Read more → – Speech: 31 October 2011, Lord Howe, Ask Your Pharmacist Week

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New research partnerships set to boost patient treatments and economic growth

The Government has launched the first two National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnerships for early stage health research, which will usher in a new era for clinical trials – accelerating the development of innovative treatments from the lab to … Read more → – New research partnerships set to boost patient treatments and economic growth

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Speech – 7 Spetember 2011, Lord Howe – Laing & Buisson’s Independent Healthcare Forum

[Check against delivery] Thank you, Sue [Saville]. If you were to stop and ask anyone in the street or down your local pub about what they are most proud of in Britain, it wouldn’t be long until you heard the … Read more → – Speech – 7 Spetember 2011, Lord Howe – Laing & Buisson’s Independent Healthcare Forum

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Improving medicine use and cutting wastage to be tackled

A new group set up to tackle the £300 million being lost every year in the NHS due to medicine wastage, at least half of which is avoidable, has been announced by Health Minister Lord Howe today. With over 900 … Read more → – Improving medicine use and cutting wastage to be tackled

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