Health http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:49:46 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb ‘They cannot endure their suffering’: the case for assisted dying http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18458-they-cannot-endure-their-suffering-the-case-for-assisted-dying The House of Lords spent the best part of 10 hours debating the emotional and divisive topic of assisted dying on Friday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:19:43 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18458-they-cannot-endure-their-suffering-the-case-for-assisted-dying
‘People can be coerced’: the case against assisted dying http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18457-people-can-be-coerced-the-case-against-assisted-dying The House of Lords spent the best part of 10 hours debating the emotional and divisive topic of assisted dying on Friday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:20:28 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18457-people-can-be-coerced-the-case-against-assisted-dying
AMR will push us into 'dark ages' - Cameron http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18388-amr-will-push-us-into-dark-ages-cameron Following Govtoday's Reducing HCAIs conference last week, Prime Minister David Cameron said: "If we fail to act, we are looking at an almost unthinkable scenario where antibiotics no longer work and we are cast back into the dark ages of medicine where treatable infections and injuries will kill once again."

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:12:42 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18388-amr-will-push-us-into-dark-ages-cameron
Putting dementia at the centre of council thinking http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/18012-putting-dementia-at-the-centre-of-council-thinking There are 800,000 people across the UK living with dementia, and even more friends and family who are affected by the condition.

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:27:21 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/18012-putting-dementia-at-the-centre-of-council-thinking
Care home charity popular with residents http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17896-care-home-charity-popular-with-residents Care home charity Anchor has been praised by its residents in a national survey for the care they receive.

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:10:57 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17896-care-home-charity-popular-with-residents
Ban on smoking in cars with kids http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17836-ban-on-smoking-in-cars-with-kids MPs came out in force to protect children's health by voting massively in favour of legislation to enable a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:15:05 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17836-ban-on-smoking-in-cars-with-kids
Warm homes service points way for future http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17758-warm-homes-service-points-way-for-future A service designed to protect vulnerable people from the dangers of cold homes has proved highly effective in delivering targeted support quickly and efficiently, according to a new report.

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 09:47:04 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17758-warm-homes-service-points-way-for-future
Early years education series: the foundations of health and childcare http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17622-the-foundations-of-health-and-emotional-wellbeing In the fourth part of our early-years education series Rosie Renshaw looks at how brain development and reducing stress levels could affect a child's progress in education.

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Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:33:18 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17622-the-foundations-of-health-and-emotional-wellbeing
Dear Mr Cameron... http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17564-dear-mr-cameron Carers Trust, the largest charity for carers, welcomed the announcement of an increase in funding for dementia research at the recent G8 Dementia Summit. However research into the care and support needed by people with dementia, and unpaid carers – friends and family who support them – is also urgently needed.

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:58:10 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17564-dear-mr-cameron
Jeremy Hunt's Introduction to G8 Dementia http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17535-jeremy-hunt-s-introduction-to-g8dementia It is fantastic to see you all here today for the world's first G8 Dementia Summit. And it is right we should be here. As life expectancy goes up, our generation has a unique challenge: will those extra years at the end of our lives be ones we can look forward to with anticipation - or will they be ones we end up dreading?

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:17:30 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/43-social-care/17535-jeremy-hunt-s-introduction-to-g8dementia