Tag Archives: Former Care Services Minister Paul Burstow

Three Million Lives to be Improved by High Technology Health Project (Department of Health, National News Distribution Service)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary Three million lives could be improved across England by using new high-tech healthcare. After seeing the technology in practice in Cornwall on … Continue reading

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Concordat Between the Department of Health and Telehealth and Telecare Industry (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary Paul Burstow, Minister for Care Services, has confirmed the Department of Health‘s commitment to telehealth and telecare. This “”Concordat” (agreement of … Continue reading

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First Report of the National Audit of Dementia (BBC News / Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The national audit of dementia care across 210 hospitals in England and Wales, by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, has found … Continue reading

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CQC Inspections to Target Poor Home Care (Department of Health Media Centre)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary On November 22nd the Care Services Minister Paul Burstow praised the Care Quality Commission’s announcement that it has planned a programme of … Continue reading

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