Health & Social Care News

Within, Open Access Government’s Health and Social Care news section, we offer a variety of diverse material. With a focus on the most noteworthy stories in the sector from around the world.

Providing information on the most popular and interesting topics such as the NHS digital transformation and its ongoing developments along with the latest research on diabetes, rare diseases and potential cures. This section also offers articles on the funding to healthcare services and has a strong focus on mental health issues/research and much more.

This category also offers information on how environmental changes are affecting peoples health today along with how the LGBT community deals with health stigma surrounding it.

RAS – moving social care forward

Paul Clifford, CEO from FACE Recording & Measurement Systems explains the benefits of Resource Allocations Systems (RAS). I was not pleased to be informed in...

The FACE RAS

Effective information for health and social care. The FACE RAS is the country’s most widely used resource allocation system, being used by over 41 councils...

Talking about health inequalities

Public Health England is launching a national conversation about health inequalities to better understand the English public’s perception and experience. Where you live, what you...
living UK

Men outliving women in areas of UK

In some areas of the UK men are beginning to outlive females by as much of 13 years. Figures published by Public Health England reveal...
Whistleblowing Helpline

Open minds, open cultures

Rosemary Crockett, from the Whistleblowing Helpline, explains how managers should respond when a worker raises a concern. The Whistleblowing Helpline will shortly be publishing updated...

Pioneering work improves cancer survival rates

Queen’s University Belfast’s cancer specialist Professor Patrick Johnston, is leading a drive to improve survival rates for every European citizen. Professor Johnston, whose work has...
breast cancer

New campaign for breast cancer launched

Latest figures from Public Health England revealed that one in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are over 70. It was also revealed...
Diseases

MRI technology to treat IBS

Scientists at The University of Nottingham are leading the world in exploiting MRI technology to assist in the treatment and diagnosis of Irritable Bowel...

Winter months increase mental health risks

A mental health charity said people who go without daily sunlight are at risk of mental health problems. Mental Health Research UK (MHRUK) has said...

Vitamin E could be beneficial in dementia

New research suggests a daily dose of vitamin E could help people with dementia. A study carried out by US researchers in the journal JAMA...
mental

Mental wellbeing significant factor to overall health

According to a Public Health England (PHE) North West Mental Wellbeing Survey, significant changes in key factors can influence mental wellbeing. The PHE survey found that...
vital care

Community services vital to ease A&E pressure

Community services play a vital role in tackling growing A&E services pressures say UK health and social care provider. Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust...

Pets, people and pathogens

Clifford Warwick, Senior Scientific Consultant for the Emergent Disease Foundation examines the links between zoonotic pathogens and human disease. Introduction Whether priceless personal ‘friends’, hobbyists’ favoured...

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