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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly to meet in Liverpool – two UK Government Ministers to address plenary

The British Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) meets in Liverpool on 16 and 17 October for its 55th plenary. The focus of the session will be two of the central issues of Brexit- the future of the Irish border and the implications for trade. ...

Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (Section 28A)(Optical Registration Board) Regulations 2017 SI No. 436 of 2017

These regulations prescribe the number of persons from the designated profession of optometrist and from the designated profession of dispensing optician to be appointed to the Optical Registration Board on their election by the registrants of their profe ...

Research paper of the Year Winner

support adult talking therapies www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40752060. Only through greater investment will ...

Research and analysis: Condom distribution schemes in England

This study provides: an assessment of the number and types of condom distribution schemes in England a knowledge base from which to develop a standardised framework for the evaluation and benchmarking of C-Card scheme ...

Invitation to attend Social Science in the FSA event

Registration is now open for the Symposium on Social Science in the Food Standards Agency being held as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. The event will take place in London on 6 November 2017. ...

Childhood obesity soars worldwide

spreading across the globe. BBC News, October 11 2017 Shocking figures show there are now 124 million obese ...

One Stop Shop evaluations

Thu, 12/10/2017 Directorate:  Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Format:  A4 Pdf Target group:  Healthcare professionals and general public The Public Health Agency commissioned Social MarketResearch (www.socialmarketrese ...

Press release: PHE urges those at highest risk of flu to get vaccinated

People who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged to get their free vaccination from today (12 October 2017), ahead of the winter period when the virus is most common. This year, Public Health England (PHE) is offering the vaccination to more peop ...

Highlights from the RCGP Annual Conference- Day 1

Almost 2000 GPs and primary care professionals from across the world will converge on Liverpool today for RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference – now in its 11th year. Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard will address conference for her first time as RCGP Chair, ...

News story: New return on investment tool on musculoskeletal conditions

Public Health England (PHE) today (11 October 2017) launched its latest return on investment (RoI) tool, this time helping local commissioners decide the best approach to preventing musculoskeletal conditions (MSK) within their populations. RoI assessment ...

Housing Committee to scrutinise two pieces of Private Members Business

The Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government will meet tomorrow to commence scrutiny of two Private Members Bills (PMBs). ...

Stop smoking in Stoptober!

good news is that help is at hand. read more ...

Ulster University to lead an International Research Consortium on Motor Neuron Disease

Ulster University to lead an International Research Consortium on Motor Neuron Disease ...

Press Release Budget 2018: We welcome investment in welfare and services. Now we need a much more ambitious plan to fight poverty

European Anti-Poverty Network Ireland Press Release on Budget 2018 10th October 2017 – for immediate release We welcome investment in welfare and services. Now we need a much more ambitious plan to fight poverty The European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Ir ...

Break down the barriers stopping overseas GPs working in the UK, demands RCGP

Writing to Home Secretary Amber Rudd today, RCGP Chair Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard highlights how current visa processes for GPs from abroad wanting to work in the UK are contributing to a workforce shortage in general practice, which saw patients unab ...

Guidance: Musculoskeletal conditions: return on investment tool

The return on investment tool pulls together evidence on the effectiveness and associated costs for a number of interventions for musculoskeletal conditions. The tool allows results to be tailored to local situations based on the knowledge of the user. Al ...

Natural Products Targeting Clinically Relevant Enzymes

  The past decade has seen the reappearance of natural products as a valuable source of potent therapeutics. Here, experts on bioactive natural products cover the full spectrum of clinically relevant enzymes that are known to be targeted by natural produc ...

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO ...

Improvement Knowledge and Skills Guide: Development Assessment Tool for all staff

Title: Improvement Knowledge and Skills Guide: Development Assessment Tool for all staff Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) Quality and Patient Safety Directorate Description: Improvement is everyone’s role and responsibility and this is clear from th ...

New advice on eating runny eggs

The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs- infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice. ...

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