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NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

More than 100,000 people have already signed up to receive online advice about looking after their baby – and a quarter of these are fathers. The NHS Information Service for … Read more → – NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

Improvements announced in NHS prosthetic care for war veterans

NHS services across the country are set to benefit from additional funding to improve prosthetic and rehabilitation services for ex-servicemen and women. The government is making £11 million available over … Read more → – Improvements announced in NHS prosthetic care for war veterans

New funding reforms announced for care and support

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The Government has announced new measures for funding care to ensure that the elderly and those with disabilities get the care they need without facing unlimited costs. The new measures … Read more → – New funding reforms announced for care and support

NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt and NHS Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson have asked NHS leaders around the country to hold staff listening events following the publication of Robert Francis’s report … Read more → – NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt led a panel discussion earlier this week on achieving his ambition for a paperless NHS by 2018. He pledged that one region in England would have … Read more → – Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion

South London Healthcare NHS Trust: Decision by Secretary of State

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In accordance with his statutory duty, the Secretary of State for Health has today published a notice of his decision in relation to South London Healthcare NHS Trust to secure sustainable … Read more → – South London Healthcare NHS Trust: Decision by Secretary of State

Healthcare UK launches in Dubai

Earl Howe, UK Health Minister, and Professor Lord Darzi, UK Business Ambassador, speaking at the launch of Healthcare UK at the Arab Health Congress in Dubai.

Health Minister Lord Howe is today launching Healthcare UK at the Arab Health Congress in Dubai. A joint initiative between the Department of Health, NHS Commissioning Board and UK Trade … Read more → – Healthcare UK launches in Dubai