Yearly Archives: 2012

Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

The responses to the cosmetic surgery review call for evidence have been published today. The call for evidence was issued to enable the public, cosmetic interventions industry and patient groups … Read more → – Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

Opportunities for placement students in research and statistical teams

The Department of Health and Department for Work and Pensions have opportunities for placement students to work for 9 to12 months in our operational research and statistical teams. Operational research … Read more → – Opportunities for placement students in research and statistical teams

Action plan for improving the use of medicines and reducing waste published

A report commissioned by the Department of Health looks at the ways in which the NHS is working to improve the use of medicines and tackle avoidable medicines wastage. The … Read more → – Action plan for improving the use of medicines and reducing waste published

Smoking health harm campaign launched

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The department has launched a new campaign to encourage smokers to quit in the New Year. The campaign aims to increase awareness by highlighting the immediate damage being done by every … Read more → – Smoking health harm campaign launched

New child abuse alert system for hospitals announced

Hospitals will have a new system to help doctors and nurses spot children suffering from abuse and neglect, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced today. Work on the system will … Read more → – New child abuse alert system for hospitals announced

Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin – December 2012

This month’s edition features information about: improving birthing environments capital grant programme integrated review pilot testing new NHS information service for parents – service is extended Child Line’s Report – … Read more → – Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin – December 2012

PiP one year on: thousands of women have turned to NHS for help

One year on since serious problems with PiP breast implants emerged, almost 8,000 women, who had their implants put in privately, have turned to the NHS for help. The latest … Read more → – PiP one year on: thousands of women have turned to NHS for help