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Named GPs to Improve Care for Elderly (BBC News)

Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for improved care for elderly people by GPs. This section of the population could usually be treated more effectively and cheaply at home or in the community, yet their carers and families often consider there to be no practical alternative … Continue reading

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Refreshing the NHS Mandate (Department of Health)

Summary The government is consulting on an update to the Mandate to NHS England for 2014 to 2015. The NHS Mandate (published first in November 2012) defines the government’s ambitions for the NHS and relates these to the funding available. The … Continue reading

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