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To coincide with ’No Smoking Day’ on the 10 March, the Department of Health released the first official NHS ‘Quit Smoking’

Employers across the social care sector can access a huge recruitment pool as record numbers of candidates

The Government has accepted all the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust


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Continued learning can have an overwhelmingly positive impact on older people’s health, confidence and dramatically


The NHS National Leadership Council has launched The Healthy NHS Board: Principles for Good Governance, highlighting


 More than one million mums already making healthier choices with Change4Life. They say their families are eating better


A new group has been set up to oversee the implementation of the Steele Review recommendations to improve


A blueprint for improving the quality of care patients receive from the NHS in Scotland has been announced.


 Smarter service provision could improve patient care and save £15bn. The CBI calls for a major shift in the way healthcare


Over 40 British companies are to receive more than £4.5 million from the Technology Strategy Board to support research


A sensor that switches on the lights when you get out of bed, a temperature detector to stop your house getting too hot


 The Government has plans for a new UK Life Sciences Super Cluster, supported by £1 million of Government investment.


 ACEVO takes case against " NHS as preferred supplier" to the DoH' own Co-operation and Competition Panel


   wherever patients are treated are being rolled out across London, the Department of Health has announced . The scheme is taking off across England over the next year as part of a national roll-out of the programme.


Personal health budgets are being piloted in primary care trusts until 2012 – direct payments will form part of these. Personal health budgets will help to create a more personalised NHS, by giving people more choice and control over how money is spent on their care


 This consultation document seeks views on the Government's proposals for piloting direct payments for health care. This is part of the wider pilot programme to explore personal health budgets announced in High Quality Care For All


Patients across Scotland could soon see a consultant over webcam and have their symptoms assessed electronically.


A new Blueprint to put innovation at the heart of healthcare delivery was launched by Lord Drayson and Lord Darzi at Imperial College, London


The futuristic items on display included a new resuscitation “crash” trolley, which will support the cardiac arrest team by improving communication, coordination and overall efficiency


Ten healthcare scientists from across England have been awarded research fellowships worth a total of over £1million for projects that will lead to improvements in patient care, Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) has announced


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