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NHS England May 24
This is testament to our excellent stroke specialist staff and specialist stroke units. We are committed to continuing this progress and through the will ensure that our systems for stroke care are able to deliver the best care and treatment for patients
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Department of Health and Social Care May 24
Getting vaccinated is essential to protecting yourself and your children from harm. We support in calling for all parents to get their children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella, to ensure we all live long and healthy lives.
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Department of Health and Social Care May 24
"I want to talk about: - the problem we’re trying to solve in digital healthcare - the approach we’ve taken to solving it - and what the future looks like if we succeed" Read 's speech from yesterday
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Department of Health and Social Care May 24
"If you have got the passion in your heart, and you are dedicated to it, you can reach great heights" Blesson works as a Care Manager, he started out as a carer & used his experience to further his training.
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Caroline Dinenage May 23
The footage is disturbing & appalling. I completely condemn it & offer those affected my heartfelt apologies on behalf of Police are investigating & we’re working hard to understand why this heartbreaking abuse was missed & take urgent action.
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FCO travel advice May 23
Going abroad for half term? Avoid unnecessary delays. Visit: to check the entry requirements when travelling with children. If you're a family member travelling with children visit: for info.
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Department of Health and Social Care May 23
At the World Health Assembly on Tuesday, announced that the UK-funded Global Patient Safety Collaborative will enable India, Mongolia, Kenya and Pakistan to receive targeted support from to improve safety in their healthcare systems.
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Nicola Blackwood May 21
Ebola is back in East DRC where instability is making beating the outbreak incredibly dangerous for brave & international staff. We will significantly increase the funding & expertise to help. Infectious disease does not respect borders
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Stephen Hammond MP May 21
Good talk with the fantastic people at in Essex, finding out how they are improving the care patients receive, and how staff are supported by their managers.
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
We want your views via on which employee benefits schemes you want to see more of in social care workplaces 👩‍⚕️ See Care Minister reaction to one suggestion for an employee exchange programme 👇 Do you agree? Let us know:
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
We’ve been working with to share our campaign – see the latest video which is about Botox®
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
Health Secretary spoke at the conference this morning on social care reform, prevention, research & social prescribing He also met & , winners of funding for ideas to help people with dementia live better
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
Respond to our consultation on updating the government buying standards for food and catering services to ensure healthier food and drink options are available across the public sector (GBSF)
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
“I want us to do everything we can to keep you in love with the job.” Minister congratulated on their launch of ‘Fit for the Future: A vision for general practice’ yesterday, building on commitments in for primary care.
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Department of Health and Social Care May 22
Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal mortality and pre-term births We're raising awareness on and highlighting what the NHS is doing improve the outcomes for mothers and babies. Read more about pre-eclampsia
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Lyn Romeo May 21
Have you seen the latest chat on about employee schemes in social care yet ? I’m keen to hear your views as are ministers - I’ll be keeping an eye on new ideas over the next few weeks and will reply. Have your say :
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DHSC Media Centre May 21
Minister for Care is speaking on an panel about joining up health, social care and public health & developing solutions for an older population living with dementia
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Department of Health and Social Care May 21
Health Secretary announced the 100% rollout of a NHS safeguarding network across London, as featured on . The system can protect vulnerable children from being exploited by sharing information between the NHS and social care services
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Department of Health and Social Care May 21
Yesterday Health Secretary officially opened the new Emergency Department at Croydon University Hospital – a modern, spacious facility that will give the people of the best possible care
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Department of Health and Social Care May 21
We’re seeking views on the updates to the government buying standards for food & catering services. The aim of the policy we’re proposing is to ensure healthier food & drink options are available across the public sector inc NHS, prisons and armed forces.
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