Major bid to prevent illness with launch of national diabetes prevention drive

The NHS and Public Health in England will today (Thursday 12 March ) start a major national initiative to prevent illness by unveiling the first ever at-scale National NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. The programme, which is a joint initiative with Diabetes UK, aims to significantly reduce the four million people in England otherwise expected to have Type […]

Smear Test Film for Women with mild and moderate learning disabilities

The Smear Test Film ‘The Smear Test Film’ is a health education film resource for women eligible for cervical screening (smear tests) who have mild and moderate learning disabilities. It has been made by Public Health England in association with Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. Professional guidance and support in the development of this resource was provided […]

Major Review of Commissioning NHS Maternity Services Underway

In line with the Five Year Forward View, NHS England this week has announced a national review of NHS maternity services is now underway. The review will assess current maternity care provision and consider how services should be developed to meet the changing needs of women and babies. In specific terms it will aim to; […]

Eating Disorder Awareness Week a chance to “focus on change” – Dr Jacqueline Cornish.

Follow this link to read Dr Cornish blog. Dr Jacqueline Cornish is NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Transition to Adulthood. Information on the projects the Children and Maternity Network are undertaking for improvements to Child and Adolescent Mental health can be found at this link National Eating Disorder Awareness Week […]