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22 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Patient safety scheme being piloted in Scotland
By Rebecca Bellars @ 11:22 :: 11 Views

A "ground-breaking" scheme which aims to improve patient safety by ensuring better communication between GPs and pharmacists is to be piloted by health boards.

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22 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
The Office for Life Science's latest newsletter
By Rebecca Bellars @ 09:44 :: 8 Views

Strategy for UK Life Sciences, publication available here

22 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Diagnostics market growth
By Rebecca Bellars @ 09:14 :: 14 Views

World Tissue Diagnostics Market to Post 6.97% CAGR Through 2018, Says MarketsandMarkets in Its Report

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17 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
New Business Plan for the MHRA
By Rebecca Bellars @ 12:27 :: 35 Views

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published its business plan for 2014-15.

The document outlines the key strategic activities of the MHRA planned for the next year as well as listing notable achievements from 2013-14.  

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14 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
DH Policy Paper: Policy paper Plans to improve primary care
By Rebecca Bellars @ 13:40 :: 45 Views

Department of Health and NHS England’s joint plan to provide personalised, proactive care for people who need it most.

Click here for the link 

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07 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
NHS Press Release: Challenges and improvements in diagnostic services across seven days
By Rebecca Bellars @ 20:27 :: 58 Views

A new publication entitled has been released by the NHS - on seven day diagnostics. 

Click here to download publication 

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07 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
UK law passes sales of HIV home tests before they exist
By Rebecca Bellars @ 11:25 :: 70 Views

Home Testing Kits for HIV can now be purchased over the counter for the first time - but none as yet are available 

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01 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
PHE: Latest bowel cancer screening technique reaps benefits
By Rebecca Bellars @ 17:18 :: 66 Views

New figures released  31 March 2014, from Public Health England (PHE) show that nearly 37% (36.6%) of bowel scope screening centres in England are operational,  exceeding the 30% roll out target, set by the Department of Health in their ’Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer’ document (2011).

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01 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Simon Stevens steps into role of Chief Executive for NHS England
By Rebecca Bellars @ 15:07 :: 120 Views

Today, 1st April 2014 is Simon Stevens' first day as CEO of NHS England, and reportedly he has spent his morning in the North East where he will give his first speech to 300 NHS Staff. 

For more information on Simon Stevens, his role and his first speech click below. 

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01 April 2014  Rebecca Bellars
NHS Business Plan released
By Rebecca Bellars @ 12:24 :: 61 Views

NHS England has published a refreshed business plan, describing its role in delivering high quality care for all.  Putting Patients First: the NHS England business plan for 2014/15 - 2016/17 describes everything NHS England does as an organisation, both as a direct commissioner and to support the NHS commissioning system.

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