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How we are delivering innovation in health and social care services

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innovation in health and social care

Innovation is crucial for enabling the NHS to increase the speed of diagnosis and deliver better outcomes for patients. We know patients benefit enormously from new technologies, with breakthroughs enabling prevention of ill-health, earlier diagnosis, more effective treatments, and faster …

Government proposals to end gluten-free prescribing could save NHS over £25m a year

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The Department of Health is today (31st March 2017) launching a consultation seeking views on the prescribing of gluten-free foods, in a bid to save the NHS millions each year. This follows on from NHS England’s announcement this week of …

UK leading the global fight against drug resistant bugs

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- Tough new targets to limit inappropriate use of antibiotics - Commitment to halve drug-resistant infections by 2020 - New drive to encourage development of new antibiotics The UK will lead the international fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by bringing …