Impact of the changing environment on local government complaints
The local government and social care ombudsman has told local authorities not to “throw out the rule book” when redesigning services in the face of budget and resource pressures. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Government Plans to Introduce Boat Ambulances Next Year
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health has included boat ambulances among its priorities in the next financial year 2019/2020 budget as one of the interventions to strengthen emergency care service delivery in the country, a top official has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Growing Pains
There is no one-size-fits-all model for pharma companies seeking input from patients. There was no blueprint when companies took their first tentative steps a few years ago and there is none now as they enter the next era – scaling up patient-centric efforts to become business as usual.“When I talk to patient organizations, many times they ask, Why does wanting better patient outcomes require a culture shift in pharma?” says Laura McKeaveney, Head of Global Patient Advocacy at Novartis. “But that’s not what requires the culture shift.”People who work in pharma want better patient outcome...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hugh Gosling Source Type: news

UNC Health Care to increase minimum wage for Triangle employees
UNC Health Care is planning a $15 million increase to its hourly employee budget – putting those dollars back into Triangle-area workers' pockets. This week, the health system announced its intention to raise the minimum wage for its Triangle-area employees to $15 per hour by July 2020. Currently, all minimum wage employees make at least $12 per hour. And the hospital say s about 3,750 UNC Health employees in the Triangle work between the $12-$15 threshold. In total, the system has about 21,500… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

Governor of Oregon spending millions in taxpayer dollars suing the Trump administration to protect illegals in Oregon
(Natural News) Left-wing progressives can’t stand spending a single taxpayer dollar on national defense as evidenced by the way they constantly complain about the Pentagon’s budget. But they have no problem spending taxpayer dollars to defend people who have no legal right to be in our country. As such, there is no clamor or outrage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calling the Shots?
The USA has the highest drug costs in the world, and they are increasing at the fastest rate too. With one in five Americans saying they have been forced to leave a prescription unfilled due to high costs, the situation is clearly unsustainable.Payers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), themselves facing increased criticism for blocking access to important medicines, are taking action by demanding that pharma companies justify the cost – and value – of their new medicines.“There is a point where a government, an employer or a healthcare plan has a finite amount of resources to spend,” says Brian H...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Osborne Source Type: news

HEE moves to offer reassurance over CPD funding for nurses
Health Education England is holding out an olive branch to NHS employers concerned about previous cuts to their budgets to upskill their nurses and midwives. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 7, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Divide Continues Between Nations and Companies at United Nations Climate Talks
(KATOWICE, Poland) — Divisions deepened at the U.N. climate talks Thursday, pitting rich nations against poor ones, oil exporters against vulnerable island nations, and those governments prepared to act on global warming against those who want to wait and see. The stakes were raised by a scientific report that warned achieving the most ambitious target in the 2015 Paris climate accord to limit emissions is getting increasingly difficult. Fresh figures released this week showed that emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped the highest in seven years, making the task of cutting those emissions one day to zero e...
Source: TIME: Science - December 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: FRANK JORDANS / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate onetime Source Type: news

Record recruitment figures announced at NEC meeting
UNISON’s final NEC meeting of 2018 opened with “good news to end the year on and a great way to start 2019”. A report on the month-long campaign for growth that the union ran in November – or Grovember as it was dubbed within the union – showed every region and every service group in growth. Assistant general secretary Liz Snape reported that November was a record recruitment month, with 18,000 people joining the union. And 75% of them joined online in a process that now takes less than three minutes. At the same time, 12,380 members left, giving a growth of just over 5,700 members in November...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article grovember NEC Source Type: news

RCGP Wales urges Government to give 11% of NHS budget to general practice
RCGP Wales has urged the Welsh Government to allocate a larger proportion of the NHS budget to general practice.  The college’s calls come after the findings of a recent RCGP workforce survey, presented in Transforming general practice: building a profession fit for the future report, found that 42% of GPs believe it is financially unsustainable to run a practice and 82% blame this on insufficient funding.  RCGP Wales put the suggestion forward on 4 December, on the day Welsh Assembly members debated the draft budget for 2019/20.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - December 6, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Registration is Open for Fundamentals Course Offering this January
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - December 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Redundancies raise their heads
UNISON branches in England and Wales are gearing up to defend members after the University of Gloucester and Cardiff University both announced plans for redundancies to deal with funding shortages. Gloucester warned unions at the weekend that it plans to cut 100 posts as it seeks to make savings of around £5m as part of its ‘Securing a Sustainable Future’ plan. The university has recently opened a new £16m business school, and a new sports centre is close to being completed. The local branch said it has been “aware for some time” that the university is trying to make savings, and had bee...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article education education services higher ed higher education redundancies redundancy universities Source Type: news

Axing millions from youth work puts futures at risk, says UNISON
Young people’s futures are being put at risk as a result of the government axing £13.3m from youth services across the UK in just three years, according to a UNISON report published today (Monday). The report – Youth Services at Breaking Point – reveals that between 2016 and 2019*, nearly 900 youth worker jobs have been cut and at least 160 youth centres have closed their doors. Youth Services at Breaking Point is based on responses to a freedom of information request (FoI), which was sent to all UK local authorities that provide youth services, and from a survey of youth workers employed by council...
Source: UNISON Health care news - December 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Press release austerity local government young members Source Type: news

Cost effectiveness and budget impact of tisagenlecleucel
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - December 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Governor's budget addresses $950M Oregon Medicaid budget hole
The funding package is broader-based and longer-term than the last time around. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Governor's budget addresses $950M Oregon Medicaid budget hole
The funding package is broader-based and longer-term than the last time around. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 30, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Grimethorpe dinner ladies save their jobs
Dinner ladies at Ladywood school in Grimethorpe return to work today, having seen off a bid to make them all redundant. The school meals supervisors in the historic mining village just outside Barnsley, South Yorkshire, had taken 36 days of strike, beginning in September. UNISON reached an agreement with the school management to address the deficit in the school’s budget without any redundancies, due to expected natural staff turnover. The school had planned to have teaching assistants cover the work done by the school meals workers, leading to them joining the strike. “It was completely unacceptable to attempt...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 29, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News education services Industrial action local government redundancies redundancy school staff schools yorkshire Source Type: news

Comment on "Contrasting carbon cycle responses of the tropical continents to the 2015-2016 El Nino"
Liu et al. (Research Articles, 13 October 2017) inferred carbon flux anomalies in tropical continents with enough confidence to constrain the driving carbon-exchange processes. I show that they underestimated their error budget and that more effort must be invested in the satellite concentration retrievals and in the atmospheric transport models before such precision can be achieved. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - November 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Chevallier, F. Tags: Atmospheric Science t-comment Source Type: news

Blog: Universal credit has been a disaster for the poor and vulnerable – it must be halted
Universal Credit has “real problems”. Not my words but those of Amber Rudd, the fifth Secretary of State for Work and Pensions since 2016. Her description is a masterclass in political understatement. Universal Credit has been a disaster. Now six years behind schedule, each of the programme’s many (and necessary) delays have only served to reveal more of its inherent flaws. Those already suffering from its implementation know only too well the damage it has already caused. And millions more fear being subjected to Universal Credit in future. Only a few weeks ago, MPs on the Work and Pensions Select Commit...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 28, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Universal credit Source Type: news

More than 3,000 veterans waited over a year for Ottawa to process disability claims
Well over 3,000 veterans waited over a year for their disability claims to be processed, reassessed or reviewed by Veterans Affairs Canada during the last budget year, according to new statistics tabled in Parliament. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Save our services – celebrate our unsung heroes
Join UNISON activists across the country on Thursday 6 December for SOS Day! This year, we are focusing on the role our members in local government play in keeping people safe. Workers in trading standards, environmental health, social services, schools and many others are the unsung heroes of our communities. Cuts to council budgets have put jobs under pressure and our communities at risk. Less money is spent on prevention and enforcement. Staff shortages, long hours and high levels of stress take their toll on staff and risk putting people and communities at risk. Do you work in a service that helps to keep communities s...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article activists local government local government and financing Save Our Local Services Source Type: news

CCG admin budgets to be cut by a fifth
Clinical commissioning groups will have their administration budget cut by 20 per cent in a push to save money and spread integrated care systems. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Forces of Change in America ’s Local Public Health System 2018
Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Published: 11/2018. This 65-page report on the 2018 Forces of Change survey assesses the impact of a variety of trends affecting change in local health departments (LHDs). The survey focused on six topics: Budget Cuts and Job Losses, Response to Opioid Use and Abuse, Population Health Activities, Influenza Preparedness and Response, Informatics Capacity, and Environmental Health Activities. It also discussed vector-borne diseases, bioterrorism, and natural disaster-related illnesses or injuries. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disas...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Premier to Appear Before Senate Over Family Planning Interventions
[New Times] Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente will this Thursday appear before Senate where he will give a briefing on what changes the government is making in terms of budget, sensitisation, education and service provision with regard to promoting family planning in line with the country's vision 2050. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Increase in NHS drugs budget capped at 2%
Patients to benefit from £1bn savings and fast-tracking of new treatments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Houston, we have a spaceport: can the city stay ahead in space travel?
Famously the home of Nasa ’s Mission Control, Houston has a problem: how to stay relevant in the modern space race. Is a new spaceport the answer?Houston has a long and proud connection with space exploration. It is home to the Johnson Space Center, the Nasa hub best known for hosting Mission Control. But as the US government squeezes Nasa ’s budget and cedes much of its work to private industry, high-profile tycoons such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson are generating most of the buzz around the future of American spaceflight. And they are elsewhere.In an attempt to stay relevant, Houston is tr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tom Dart in Houston Tags: Cities Space Science Houston Nasa Future of cities Source Type: news

We have a problem: can a city spaceport keep Houston in the space race?
Famously the home of Nasa ’s Mission Control, Houston is struggling how to stay relevant to modern spaceflight. Is a new spaceport the answer?Houston has a long and proud connection with space exploration. It is home to the Johnson Space Center, the Nasa hub best known for hosting Mission Control. But as the US government squeezes Nasa ’s budget and cedes much of its work to private industry, high-profile tycoons such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson are generating most of the buzz around the future of American spaceflight. And they are elsewhere.In an attempt to stay relevant, Houston is transf...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Tom Dart in Houston Tags: Cities Space Science Houston Nasa Future of cities SpaceX Virgin Galactic The space shuttle Source Type: news

Student nurses to lobby MPs as bursary row reaches Parliament
The future of student nurse funding will be the topic of discussion at Westminster today as campaigners demand the government reverses “disastrous” cuts to nursing education budgets. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 21, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Nigeria: Experts Decry Non-Release of N55bn 2018 Basic Health Fund
[Premium Times] Health experts have decried the failure of the Nigerian government to release the one per cent of consolidated revenue appropriated in the 2018 Budget for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

FDA lays out plans to improve post-market medical device oversight
The FDA today laid out plans for improving post-market medical device oversight, including a significant investment in its new National Evaluation System for health Technology. In an official posting, FDA head Dr. Scott Gottliebb and FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health head Dr. Jeff Shuren laid out plans that they, and the agency, hope will address safety concerns that emerge after new devices hit the market and that will improve general overall safety in medical devices. To begin, the FDA said that it set an “ambitious new goal” in device safety: Ensuring that the FDA is consistently first among the...
Source: Mass Device - November 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

What We Can Learn From 20 Years of the International Space Station
At a time when most gadgets, on average, last only a handful of years, it’s heartening to note that one of the most complex technological instruments ever built is still going strong. On Nov. 20, the International Space Station (ISS) reached a two-decade milestone since the launch of its first module. Beyond just a feat of engineering, the ISS serves as an all too rare example in this hyper-partisan era of what can be achieved when our desire to cooperate triumphs over our divisions. It was on this day in 1998 that aerospace engineers from former rivals Russia and the United States celebrated the lift off of the Mosc...
Source: TIME: Science - November 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kamakshi Ayyar Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight space Source Type: news

VA pushes estimated cost for Cerner EHR revamp past $16B
The Department of Veterans Affairs added $350 million to the estimate for its new Cerner Corp. electronic health record modernization  program, pushing the 10-year cost of implementing the system past $16.1 billion. In May, the VA’s initial contract with the North Kansas City-based health IT company (Nasdaq: CERN) was for $10 billion. Project cost estimates have increased primarily because the VA failed to budget for governmen t employees. This was one of many topics Congress expressed concerns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

VA pushes estimated cost for Cerner EHR revamp past $16B
The Department of Veterans Affairs added $350 million to the estimate for its new Cerner Corp. electronic health record modernization  program, pushing the 10-year cost of implementing the system past $16.1 billion. In May, the VA’s initial contract with the North Kansas City-based health IT company (Nasdaq: CERN) was for $10 billion. Project cost estimates have increased primarily because the VA failed to budget for governmen t employees. This was one of many topics Congress expressed concerns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Congress Needs to Keep Medicare 'Donut Hole' Deal
Getty Images ... The giant pharmaceutical lobby is pressing Congress to roll back a recent budget deal provision that gives some financial relief to millions of Medicare beneficiaries with high pre... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Feedback from people with personal health budgets
NHS England commissioned an independent survey of people with a personal health budget (PHB) to understand their experience. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Spending our carbon budgets wisely
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Our carbon emissions are much higher than are needed for us to have happy, healthy lives. But cutting these emissions requires us to think differently about how we measure growth and progress. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNISON comments on health think-tank joint briefing into staffing shortfall in the NHS
14 November 2018 Embargo: 00.01hrs Thursday 15 November 2018 UNISON comments on health think-tank joint briefing into staffing shortfall in the NHS  Commenting on the latest joint briefing by the King’s Fund, the Health Foundation and the Nuffield Trust into shortages of staff in the NHS, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “This briefing reminds us all of the damage inflicted on the NHS by the repeated failure to plan, fund and support the health and care workforce. “Instead of investing in staffing, ministers introduced restrictive immigration policies and cut trai...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: News Press release care workers NHS NHS funding Sara Gorton social care staff shortages Source Type: news

Shifting NHS spend away from hospitals ‘can’t wait’, says health secretary
Increasing the share of the NHS budget spent on primary and community “can’t wait” and should begin next year, health secretary Matt Hancock has told HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Call for tax rises to fund adult social care services
‘Effective care system vital for NHS’s survival’ Related items fromOnMedica Funding social care through budget will help NHS meet demands Trusts welcome additional social care funding Still no plan for joined-up care, MPs warn in report Every day 5,100 adults seek social care support £20.5 billion for NHS over five years confirmed in Budget (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Birmingham contractor tapped for UAB Health System project
A Birmingham contractor has been awarded the project to add 59 beds to the UAB Women& Infants Center. The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on Friday approved the authorization of a contract with Hoar Construction LLC for the project. The construction costs will not exceed $14.75 million. The final project budget for the entire project is expected to be $24.5 million. UAB applied for a certificate of need over the summer to build out additional space at its Women& Infants Center, … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Two-thirds of land proceeds go into revenue, despite reinvestment pledge
Nearly two thirds of the money raised from NHS land sales last year was diverted into day to day spending budgets, despite a government commitment for the proceeds to be reinvested into new estates’ projects. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Budget Cuts Sacrifice Eight Hospitals
[Namibian] THE government sacrificed the construction and renovation of eight hospitals and three health centres across the country when the finance minister presented his mid-term budget. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2018 CFO of the Year finalist: Weldon Gage, CFO, Texas Children's Hospital
The Houston Business Journal celebrated its 2018 CFO of the Year awards at an event Nov. 8 and profiled all of the finalists in the Nov. 9 weekly edition. All interviews are edited for length and clarity. I hope they would say “listener.” “You need to ‘play your CFO card’ and just tell them what to do.” While there are always times when leaders have to step in and make a decision, it’s always better to listen and use influence rather than authority. The budget process is alwa ys… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Modeling day-to-day dynamics of travelers' risky route choices under the influence of predictive traffic information - Lou X, Cheng L, Li D, Zhu S, Zhou J.
In stochastic transport networks, travelers tend to reserve a "travel time budget" (TTB) for every alternative route to assure their punctual arrival with a predefined confidence level. This paper incorporates the concept of TTB into a deterministic nonlin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Rough roads ahead 2: economic implications of deteriorating highway conditions - Knudson B, Bettinardi A.
This study presents a high-level, strategic assessment of the long-range implications of Oregon's current forecast budget for highways. The current highway budget is insufficient to meet current state goals with respect to transportation system condition, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

AHRQ: Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality will hold an open meeting on November 15, 2018. Agenda items include an update on AHRQ's budget, programs, and initiatives, as well as updates on AHRQ data, analytics, and insights; and AHRQ's efforts around opioids and drug pricing. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 7, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Govt to Recruit 240 Medical Graduates
[New Era] Windhoek -The Permanent Secretary of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, yesterday said the additional N$175 million allocated to the health and social services ministry, which received N$6.5 billion in the main budget, will among others be used to recruit health professionals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Turning over a new leaf – taking the fight for libraries to the streets
“Libraries are the heart of our communities,” UNISON’s London regional secretary Maggi Ferncombe told demonstrators at Saturday’s Save our Libraries event in Parliament Square. Several hundred people, from library workers to users, readers to writers, from young to old, gathered at the British Library and marched to Parliament Square, to protest against the crippling underfunding of the country’s arts and culture. Supporting the march, award-winning author, Philip Pullman said: “Our great museums and our once superb library service should be the very least we can do for our people. ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article library and culture service local government love your libraries Save Our Local Services Source Type: news

Ambitious Agenda, Ambitious Financing? UNGA Shows a Long Way Still to Go for SDGs
Discussions around the strategy’s launch revealed plenty of evidence recognising the urgency of transforming economic and financial systems to advance sustainable development. Research by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched on the morning of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting, points to alarming trends in several of the SDGs.Four hundred million people are likely to be living in extreme poverty in 2030; there is slow progress in reducing inequalities in wealth, income or gender; world hunger is on the rise; and access to safe water and sanitation is actually in decline in some countries.T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Garett and Kathryn Tobin Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Primary care funding boost key to prevention strategy, says Hancock
Primary and community care’s share of the NHS England budget will rise in the long-term plan, health and social care secretary Matt Hancock announced today. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news