Department of Health

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New obesity treatments and technology to save the NHS billions

A £20 million research boost will help to develop new medicines and digital tools which have been shown to help people shed 20% of their weight.
27 November 2022, 12:15 am

Bird flu (avian influenza): latest situation in England

Find out about the latest bird flu situation in England and guidance for bird keepers and the public.
26 November 2022, 5:46 pm

UK Minister travels to Australia for talks on the Indo-Pacific

Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan will make her first visit in her new role to continue close UK-Australia cooperation and promote regional security and prosperity.
26 November 2022, 11:01 am

Social housing tenants put at the heart of government reforms

Social housing tenants from across England will come together to make their voices heard and drive change, as the Government launches new resident-led panel.
26 November 2022, 8:00 am

Boost for UK fishing industry with funding for new infrastructure projects

£20 million awarded to modernise and improve infrastructure across the seafood sector, with a further £30 million available from today.
25 November 2022, 4:57 pm

COP27 Summit – Forests and Climate Leaders’ Event Summary

A summary of the Forest and Climate Leaders' Event at COP27
25 November 2022, 4:38 pm

Solicitor General meets government lawyers in Bristol

The Solicitor thanked them for their vital contributions.
25 November 2022, 4:36 pm

Wales Freeport bidding process closes

Applications close from bidders interested in setting up a new Freeport in Wales.
25 November 2022, 3:55 pm

Kazakhstan 2022 Presidential elections: UK statement to the OSCE

Ambassador Bush welcomes Kazakhstan's engagement with ODIHR, whose report will support reform in Kazakhstan.
25 November 2022, 3:39 pm

12th Conference of the Pacific Community – Minister of State (Indo-Pacific) remarks

Minister for the Indo-Pacific, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, delivered the UK remarks at the 12th Conference of the Pacific Community in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
25 November 2022, 3:33 pm

Statement to the twenty-seventh session of the conference of the States Parties

Statement by Baroness Goldie DL, at the twenty-seventh session of the Conference of the States Parties of the OPCW.
25 November 2022, 3:27 pm

West Kent flood storage area expansion scheme

Approval for work from 2023. Properties better protected from flooding will increase to beyond 1,400. Basin will hold more than 7 million cubic metres of water
25 November 2022, 2:46 pm

Kyrgyzstan: call for bids for climate change projects in 2022/23

The British Embassy Bishkek is looking to support a project that will contribute to UK's efforts to support Kyrgyzstan on climate change.
25 November 2022, 2:41 pm

Government sets out plan to reduce water pollution

Plans will benefit protected wildlife sites and create new habitats for nature
25 November 2022, 2:13 pm

£15 million funding boost for women who are victims of violence

Millions of pounds are being allocated to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG), the Home Secretary has announced today (25 November).
25 November 2022, 1:39 pm

How to submit applications and complaints to the CAC

The submission of applications and complaints to the CAC.
25 November 2022, 1:17 pm

Changes to key stage 2 assessment dates in 2023

A change to the KS2 test schedule next year will be necessary due to the additional bank holiday in honour of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III taking place on Monday 8 May 2023.
25 November 2022, 11:20 am

Postgraduate Income Contingent Student Loans repayment threshold confirmed

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed the Postgraduate Income Contingent Student Loans repayment threshold.
25 November 2022, 11:06 am

Agreement with Singapore opens new fintech market for UK businesses

The UK and Singapore have agreed a new MoU boosting fintech trade and cooperation at their 7th Financial Dialogue in Singapore today (25 November).
25 November 2022, 10:43 am

UK reaches deal with Norway to secure opportunities for UK fishing industry

The UK has reached an agreement with Norway to secure increased opportunities for the UK fishing industry in 2023.
25 November 2022, 10:05 am