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The investment in adult social care this winter will help local authorities reduce pressures on the NHS by getting patients home quicker and freeing up hospital beds across England.
Health leaders from around the world will gather in London next month to address the issue of mental ill-health.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s speech to staff at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.
The NHS can become the most advanced health system in the world by embracing the best innovations in new technology and artificial intelligence, says Matt Hancock.
A new code of conduct for artificial intelligence (AI) and other data-driven technologies will allow NHS patients to benefit from the latest innovations.
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to work with partners on projects to provide affordable and accessible healthcare in India.
Businesses can apply for a share of £15 million to better detect, prevent, manage and treat disease and chronic health conditions.
A cross-government working group will be set up to review how to improve the support available to families in the period around childbirth to the age of 2.
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care sets out his ambitions for the future of the NHS and talks about the potential of technology to improve healthcare.
The new law seeks to protect the rights of people who do not have the mental capacity to make decisions about their care and to reduce the burden on local authorities.
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks the handover of the Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre.
The Review of Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae proposes a new formula to be used with the Local Government Finance Settlement.
The 2-year plan will raise the profile of carers, improve employment opportunities and help to better identify young carers.
Damian Hinds visited Sussex Coast College in Hastings to learn about the mental health support services available through the Opportunity Area programme.
The government has announced a renewed focus on brain cancer research, in honour of Tessa Jowell.
We’ve been awarded the Gold standard at this year’s Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards for our commitment to staff and mental health.
The Prime Minister has intervened to establish a Funeral Fund for grieving parents who have lost their child.
Sellafield Ltd has marked World Autism Awareness Week by shining a light on those affected by the condition.
Eleanor Schooling shares some of the common themes that have emerged as local authorities improve from inadequate.
Jeremy Hunt outlines the 7 key principles that will guide the government’s thinking ahead of the social care green paper, to be published later in 2018.