• New research into funding for adult social care published

    7 June 2018

    The Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae is a report on a review of adult social care funding. It was commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care in 2012 and produced by the University of Kent, the London School of Economics, and LG Futures.

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  • Breaking down barriers to better health and care

    7 June 2018

    NHS England has produced a pamphlet describing how NHS organisations and local councils in England are moving from fragmented services to local partnerships and integrated care systems.

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  • Lung cancer immunotherapy drug to be available on the NHS

    7 June 2018

    NHS England has agreed with pharmaceutical company MSD to make the lung cancer drug pembrolizumab available for routine use on the NHS.

    New trial results show pembrolizumab extends life for certain adults with lung cancer for more than a year.

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  • Surviving change: essential skills for managers

    7 June 2018

    Seventy percent of change programmes fail. Successful change leaders are able to adapt to changing circumstances and to bring their teams with them. This requires sound judgement, decision-making skills in an uncertain environment, personal resilience and an ability to understand and support others at different stages of change.

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  • New data reveals 420,000 cases of STIs diagnosed in 2017

    6 June 2018

    Public Health England figures show there were 420,000 cases of sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in 2017, with cases of syphilis continuing to rise.

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