Department of Health

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Rugby World Cup 2019

Guidance and tips for fans travelling for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.
17 October 2019, 1:25 am

Thousands more people to be given step up onto the housing ladder

Plans for a new national model for shared ownership will help thousands of lower earners step onto the housing ladder.
16 October 2019, 11:15 pm

The final voyage of Captain Matthew Flinders

Over 200 years after his death, Captain Matthew Flinders, the Royal Navy explorer discovered at St.
16 October 2019, 11:15 pm

15 Paraguayans in the UK with Chevening scholarships

Chevening welcomed 2019-20 scholars in London for the orientation event where Paraguayan scholars joined scholars from around the globe.
16 October 2019, 7:29 pm

The DBS Conference

DBS is hosting its first national conference aimed at professionals and safeguarding organisations.
16 October 2019, 3:42 pm

Minister for Equalities awards Lewisham GP Practice for trailblazing programme for LGBT patients

Today Minister for Equalities, Baroness Williams, congratulated Woolstone Medical Centre, based in Lewisham, for spearheading a new programme which trains GPs and staff in primary care organisations to fully support LGBT pat…
16 October 2019, 3:30 pm

British Embassy outreach events in Luxembourg

The British Embassy in Luxembourg is holding a series of meetings to inform UK nationals living in Luxembourg about their rights as the UK leaves the EU.
16 October 2019, 3:25 pm

UK fisheries agreement signed with the Faroe Islands

UK and the Faroe islands have signed a continuity agreement which enables UK vessels to continue fishing in Faroese waters after 31 October.
16 October 2019, 2:57 pm

UK and Indonesia announce new Joint Trade Review

The UK and Indonesia have today agreed to begin exploratory trade talks.
16 October 2019, 2:39 pm

Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration remit letter: 2020 to 2021

Letter about the pay round for the financial year 2020 to 2021, from the Health and Social Care Secretary to the DDRB.
16 October 2019, 2:38 pm

Modernising access to smart energy data: apply for contracts

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £1.9 million to design and build systems that will modernise the use of data in the energy sector.
16 October 2019, 2:35 pm

Essential maintenance to our online services

Maintenance work on Wednesday 16 October has now been cancelled.
16 October 2019, 2:34 pm

ESFA Update: 16 October 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.
16 October 2019, 2:19 pm

Dstl announces latest free IP opportunities

Lower limb protection and a digital forensics tool are the latest technologies to be offered for free licensed commercial exploitation by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
16 October 2019, 1:39 pm

Information and events for British citizens in Spain

The British Embassy and Consulates regularly hold events across Spain to update British citizens on the UK’s departure from the European Union.
16 October 2019, 1:34 pm

Outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in 2019

The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) have found Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in fish at the following sites in England and Wales
16 October 2019, 1:33 pm

Treasury publishes Isle of Man VAT review

No evidence of aircraft VAT avoidance in the Isle of Man but further compliance checks should be implemented, finds Treasury review.
16 October 2019, 1:31 pm

Plant a tree seed and decorate a plant pot in Kendal with local artist

The Environment Agency is inviting Kendal children, families and local residents to get involved in a family fun day during half term planting tree seeds and painting plant pots as part of their tree planting efforts through…
16 October 2019, 1:27 pm

Joint statement on UK- Indonesia Joint Trade Review

Joint statement by The Department for International Trade and the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia on the signing of the terms of reference of the Trade Review between the UK and Indonesia.
16 October 2019, 12:24 pm

Contracts awarded to deliver urgent medicines into UK after Brexit

Three companies have been awarded contracts for the express freight service to deliver medicines and medical products within 24 to 48 hours if there's a no-deal Brexit.
16 October 2019, 11:45 am