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NHS England chief executive praises Northern approach to supporting older people

The North’s innovative approach to addressing the challenges posed by an ageing population was heralded as a driving forcing for change at a recent...

Care England welcomes NHS England’s offer of free flu jabs for care staff

NHS England, Public Health England, the Department of Health and NHS Improvement have today unveiled measures to boost the uptake of flu vaccinations along...

Guidance for commissioners on hearing loss and ageing launched

New guidance for commissioners published by NHS England has for the first time comprehensively addressed social and medical care for older people with hearing...

NICE and NHS England to introduce budget test for new treatments

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and NHS England have announced changes to the way drugs are evaluated and funded. Under the...

National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

The National Quality Board (NQB) has today published a new framework that will promote improved quality criteria across all national health organisations for the first time. The new publication provides...

NHS pressures risk making the health service more vulnerable to serious lapses in care

NHS vulnerable to serious lapses in care even as healthcare quality improves in some areas, report warns Ongoing pressures on the NHS risk making the...

Lords to hear from NHS England on NHS long term future

The House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS will this week take evidence from NHS England and leading health think...

Older people’s charity reacts to Jeremy Hunt’s reappointment as Secretary of State for Health

In reaction to the reappointment of Jeremy Hunt as Secretary of State for Health, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people’s...

RNHA calls for help in improving the oral health of older people in care homes

NHS dental services need to become more easily available to care home residents if their oral health is to be improved in future years,...

Inadequate social care funding is leading to further pressures on hospitals beds

As new figures highlight continued pressure on hospital beds and social care, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and Care England...

Reduced NHS capacity fuels growth in independent mental health hospitals

REDUCED NHS CAPACITY, INCREASING SPECIALITIES & RISING DEMANDS FUELLING GROWTH IN UK INDEPENDENT MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS-Says latest research Having pulled through the 2011 halt in...

NHS England announces £5 million to spearhead dementia diagnosis drive

Speaking at the Royal College of General Practitioners conference, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced a £5 million funding boost for GPs...

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