More SSPs for HRT medicines
Reacting to the news thatmore Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) have been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care to cover HRT products, Professor Claire Anderson, President of the Royal Ph (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - May 20, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comment on revisions to the ASPA COVID-19 Public Education Campaign Evaluation Surveys, which includes the COVID-19 Attitudes and Beliefs Survey (CABS) and the Monthly Outcome Survey (MOS). Information collected will be used to determine whether the campaign is having the intended impact on target audiences' knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs as they relate to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, and adherence to preventative behaviors. Comments are due by June 21, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 20, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

DHS Provides Tips for Families During National Infant Formula Shortage
In response to the ongoing national infant formula shortage, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has tips for families dealing with the shortage and struggling to find substitute formulas. “This is a very stressful time for a lot of Wisconsin families, and we want to make sure they have the information they need so they can keep their babies healthy and well-fed with suitable substitutes if they can’t find their usual brand of formula,” said Wisconsin DHS Secretary-designee Kare n...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 19, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Executive Voice: Kody Kinsley takes reins from Mandy Cohen at NCDHHS
Although he may not be a doctor, North Carolina native Kody Kinsley, the new leader of the state's Department of Health and Human Services, has years of experience shaping health care policy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?
A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine. The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public. It’s the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in Montreal, Radio-Canada...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Damian Shepherd and Alex Millson / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire Disease healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request
Notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking comment on a proposed information collection titled "Understanding Economic Risk for Low Income Families: Economic Security, Program Benefits, and Decisions about Work." The primary purpose of this study is to identify the risks that federal program benefit recipients weigh when faced with an opportunity to increase earnings. The study will also explore whether different preferences are exhibited by parents with children and by persons of different races and ethnicities. Comments are due by June 21, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Ru...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 19, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Testing giant Randox gained 'no benefit' from former MP Owen Paterson
Shona Dunn, a Department of Health official, today told MPs in London that Randox did not benefit from its association with Mr Paterson. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As the Virus Evolves, COVID-19 Reinfections Are Going to Keep Happening
After the Omicron variant caused massive numbers of infections this past winter, lots of people looked on the bright side, hoping it would be “a free shot for the country,” says Eli Rosenberg, deputy director for science at the New York State Department of Health’s Office of Public Health. Even though lots of people got infected with the highly contagious variant, at least they would then have immunity against the virus, protecting them from getting sick in the future. In theory. But that hasn’t turned out to be true. Many people—even those who are vaccinated, boosted, and previously infected&...
Source: TIME: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

HHS: Request for Information (RFI): 2022 HHS Environmental Justice Strategy and Implementation Plan Draft Outline; Comment Period Extended
Notice from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extending the comment period for the draft outline for its 2022 Environmental Justice Strategy and Implementation Plan. The 2022 Environmental Justice Strategy and Implementation Plan will serve as a guide to confront environmental and health disparities and implement a multifaceted approach that will serve vulnerable populations and communities disproportionately impacted by environmental burdens. Comments are now due by June 18, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 17, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HHS: Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on the reinstatement of an information collection titled "Think Cultural Health (TCH) website Quality Improvement Effort." The THC website is a repository of resources and tools to promote cultural and linguistic competency in health and healthcare. The data will be used to ensure that the offerings on the TCH website are relevant, useful, and appropriate to their target audiences. Comments are due by July 18, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 17, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

$5M in funds available to detect cancer sooner
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that $5 millio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: House subcommittee delays USPSTF mammo recommendation VA and IBM Watson Health extend AI partnership Moonshot group to award $1M for lung cancer detection U.S. Senate passes 21st Century Cures Act U.S. House passes 21st Century Cures Act (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NHS bureaucracy has DOUBLED since start of Covid while frontline medic workforce has stagnated
Analysis by the Policy Exchange thinktank showed there were 14,515 officials working in NHS England the Department of Health in February - up from 7,883 in 2020. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Calls for Increased Precautions to Protect Health Statewide
As the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) continues to monitor an increase in the spread and impact of COVID-19 across the state, DHS recommends that Wisconsinites know their COVID-19 Community Level and increase take additional precautions against COVID-19 to protect health and save lives. “Although the virus continues to change, we have the tools to fight it thanks to effective vaccines, accessible testing, and new treatments,” said Karen Timberlake, DHS Secretary-designee. “As...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 16, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities
 https://www.healthwatch.co.uk/news/2022-05-09/lack-nhs-dental-appointments-widens-health-inequalities News – 9 May 2022A new survey of public attitudes to NHS dentistry shows that half of the adults in England find dental charges unfair amid escalating living costs. We have warned decision-makers that NHS dentistry is in desperate need of reform.NHS dentisrtyWith living costs on the rise, our new findings show that health inequalities are widening as people in every part of the country struggle to pay for dental care. When people find it hard to access NHS dental care, they feel pressured to go priva...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 13, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

DHS Announces the Moving Forward Together Grant Program to Support Health Equity Efforts in COVID-19 Vaccinations
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced theMoving Forward Together Grant Program, a new funding opportunity to support continued efforts to promote health equity in COVID-19 vaccination in Wisconsin. Eligible organizations can apply for awards of up to $400,000 to advance efforts to address barriers to COVID-19 vaccination. Eligible organizations include, but are not limited to, licensed residential and...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - May 12, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news