Tag Archives: UK Faculty of Public Health

Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Homes and Patient Activation: Five Prescriptions to Transform the NHS (BBC News / BBC Radio Four)

Summary The Radio 4 Healthy Visions series invited five health leaders and thinkers to offer personal “prescriptions” for the future of healthcare. The final Healthy Visions program entitled “A health-creating society” was first broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on Friday … Continue reading

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Government Response Health Select Committee’s Report on Public Health England (Department of Health)

Summary The government has responded to the House of Commons Health Select Committee (HSC) report on Public Health England, published in February 2014. The response addresses concerns about PHE’s independence, policy work and relationship with the government. PHE has to be … Continue reading

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Local Public Health Functions (Faculty of Public Health)

Summary This Faculty of Public Health document defines the public health functions of local authorities in England. Full Text Link Reference Functions of the Local Public Health System. London: Faculty of Public Health [of the Royal College of Physicians of … Continue reading

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Elderly Malnutrition: Malnutrition Prevention Project (BBC News / Age UK)

Summary The charity Age UK is to lead the government-backed Malnutrition Prevention Project to raise awareness of malnutrition among elderly people and in the population at large. It has been estimated that up to one million over-65s in England may suffer from undiagnosed and … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Bill: List of the Organisations For and Against? (Guardian.co.uk)

Summary Regarding the Health and Social Care Bill which was passed earlier this week, here is a complete list of those organisations which were for and against. Read more: Health and social care bill: who’s against (and for) it? Full list visualised (Guardian.co.uk).

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NHS Future Forum Reports (Second Phase, January 2012)

Summary The NHS Future Forum has published a second set of reports for the Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. These reports present recommendations for improving the quality of patient care and achieving better outcomes. The full documentation set includes: Summary Report. … Continue reading

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