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BSC responds to rollercoaster sentencing
Government agencies and authorities : 30 September, 2016
The British Safety Council has commenting on the recent sentencing of Merlin Entertainments regarding roller coaster crash
 
BSC to speak at work and safety forum
Government agencies and authorities : 23 September, 2016
Experts from the British Safety Council will meet in Beijing for the Work and Safety forum to speak on the topic of leadership within the industry
 
Health Protection Agency is fit for Olympics challenge
Government agencies and authorities : 04 July, 2012
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) declares that the organisation is 'Games ready' for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, after an ongoing programme of work over the past seven years.
 
HPA releases guidelines to Control Group A Streptococcal infections
Government agencies and authorities : 12 January, 2012
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) together with the group A streptococcal (GAS) Working Group is launching new guidelines for the investigation, control and prevention of GAS infection in acute healthcare settings, including maternity units, in the UK.
 
Post natal women have an increased risk of TB
Government agencies and authorities : 12 December, 2011
A new UK-wide study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine shows that the risk of TB diagnosis is significantly increased in women during the first six months after pregnancy.
 
HPA reveals new guidelines for the management of norovirus
Government agencies and authorities : 28 November, 2011
The Health Protection Agency (HPA), in conjunction with other professional bodies from the norovirus working group, are launching the new 'Guidelines for the management of Norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settings'.
 
UK Stem Cell Bank shares expertise with UMASS Human Stem Cell Bank
Government agencies and authorities : 17 March, 2011
The UK Stem Cell Bank based at the HPA's National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) is planning to share stem cell expertise and technology with the Human Stem Cell Bank and Registry at the University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Medical School.
 
HPA and ARHAI issue new guidance on tackling emerging antibiotic resistance
Government agencies and authorities : 03 February, 2011
The Health Protection Agency (HPA), in conjunction with the Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections (ARHAI), is offering new guidance to advise on the management of patients who are infected with bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics.
 
HPA pinpoints 140 per cent increase in CT examinations
Government agencies and authorities : 05 January, 2011
Research from the Health Protection Agency shows that greater use of X-rays over the last ten years, including a 140 per cent increase in CT examinations, has raised the annual radiation dose the UK public has received.
 
HPA shows cancer patients have a five-fold increased risk of developing listeria
Government agencies and authorities : 17 December, 2010
Research by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) shows that cancer patients have a five-fold increased risk of developing listeria than people with other underlying conditions - and that those with cancers of the blood have the greatest risk.
 
HPA releases radiation protection guidance for dentists using CBCT scanners
Government agencies and authorities : 10 November, 2010
The Health Protection Agency releases radiation protection guidance for dentists using certain new types of scanners.
 
HPA opens Influenza Resource Centre and UK Stem Cell Bank
Government agencies and authorities : 21 October, 2010
The Health Protection Agency is officially opening its new £12m Influenza Resource Centre and UK Stem Cell Bank at the agency's National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) in Hertfordshire.
 
HPA develops new immunotherapeutic treatment for C difficile infection (CDI)
Government agencies and authorities : 15 September, 2010
The Health Protection Agency's annual conference, Health Protection 2010, is presenting new research which shows how an alternative approach for treating and preventing Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is being developed by the agency's scientists.
 
HPA reports rise in hepattis C diagnoses for 2008
Government agencies and authorities : 14 December, 2009
The Health Protection Agency reports that more than 8,000 people were diagnosed with hepatitis C last year in England.
 
HPA reports TB cases continue to increase
Government agencies and authorities : 03 December, 2009
The Health Protection Agency reports that the number of people developing tuberculosis (TB) continues to increase despite earlier signs of stabilising.
 
HPA reports a third of adults diagnosed with HIV were diagnosed late.
Government agencies and authorities : 27 November, 2009
The Health Protection Agency reports that a third of adults diagnosed with HIV in the UK last year were diagnosed late.
 
HPA investigates person to person transmission of oseltamivir resistant swine flu
Government agencies and authorities : 23 November, 2009
The Health Protetion Agency is working with colleagues from the Public Health Service of Wales to investigate a number of possible cases of person to person transmission of oseltamivir resistant swine flu.
 
Equal healthcare access rights ruling in Texas
Government agencies and authorities : 19 October, 2009
People with HIV/AIDS now have equal access rights to healthcare services from orthopaedic surgeon in Texas after HHS ruling following complaint
 
The US Government steps up fight against Medicare fraud
Government agencies and authorities : 16 October, 2009
Health and Human Services Department highlights the need for prevention of medical identity theft and Medicare fraud
 
The US launches televised awareness campaign in the flu season
Government agencies and authorities : 12 October, 2009
At the start of the autumn flu season, The US Department of Health and Human Services is launching a televised campaign to raise awareness levels amongst vulnerable sectors of the population of the H1N1 flu virus
 
Self evaluation section added to flu.gov
Government agencies and authorities : 08 October, 2009
US Government web site dedicated to flu gains enhancements including a self-assessment guide and details surrounding various myths and facts about flu
 
PEPFAR program reaches approval of 100th AIDS drug
Government agencies and authorities : 08 October, 2009
A milestone has been reached in the US fight against AIDS under the Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program
 
New system for tracing Welsh patient details
Government agencies and authorities : 05 October, 2009
Since the closure of the NSTS in the UK, Welsh healthcare providers can now trace patient details through the Welsh Demographic Service
 
Genetic information protection for US patients
Government agencies and authorities : 02 October, 2009
The US HHS Department has issued new regulations governing the use of patients’ genetic information providing further protection
 
US Rural Community Care gains Boost from technology
Government agencies and authorities : 02 October, 2009
Report from the US HHS demonstrates how technology can improve health care services for people living in rural communities
 
Individual health record agreement reached
Government agencies and authorities : 02 October, 2009
Agreement enables INPS to supply individual health record systems for use in GP practices under the Welsh NHS
 
HHS releases funds for high need healthcare areas
Government agencies and authorities : 01 October, 2009
Recovery Act funds to the tune of 7.6 million dollars have been allocated to reduce the burden of debt in high need areas and encourage recruitment of healthcare professionals
 
US Government releases funds for healthier America campaign
Government agencies and authorities : 01 October, 2009
Funding now available for states to launch campaigns to reduce chronic illnesses caused by smoking and obesity
 
US Government pours money into health records
Government agencies and authorities : 30 September, 2009
Health information technology and particularly electronic health records have received a boost through central funding from the US government
 
Health insurance reforms for America’s pensioners
Government agencies and authorities : 25 September, 2009
Report from HHS details the reforms which will help old people in America cope with the cost of prescription medicine and preventive care
 
Swine flu PSA contest winner announced
Government agencies and authorities : 23 September, 2009
The winner of the US contest to find the best public service announcement on swine flu is the New York “hip hop doc” who used rap music to get the message across on YouTube
 
Report available on Health Insurance Reform affects on cancer patients
Government agencies and authorities : 23 September, 2009
US health secretary joins rally calling for health insurance reforms to enable uniform quality of care for cancer patients from all walks of life
 
Insurance reform report for young American people
Government agencies and authorities : 21 September, 2009
The US Department of Health and Human Services has released a report revealing the vulnerabilities of young people under the existing health care system in the country
 
Search facility for local health resources added to NHS Direct Wales web site
Government agencies and authorities : 21 September, 2009
An interactive map of Wales, directory of local health services and bilingual guide to symptoms and health conditions all feature in the revamped NHS Direct website for Wales
 
US Health department launches community health initiative
Government agencies and authorities : 18 September, 2009
Disease prevention and health promotion initiative set to improve community well being through improved diet and reduction in tobacco usage
 
Encryption encouragement for Welsh NHS
Government agencies and authorities : 17 September, 2009
An all-Wales framework agreement is bringing significant cost advantages to the NHS for protecting patient data through encryption
 
Large numbers of US citizens without health insurance drive early reforms
Government agencies and authorities : 17 September, 2009
The US Department of Health and Human Services confirms that health insurance reforms can’t wait another year as the number of uninsured continues to rise at an alarming rate
 
Agreement reached on provision of interpreters for deaf patients
Government agencies and authorities : 15 September, 2009
The deaf and hard of hearing in Maryland now have access to sign language interpreters at the Fort Washington Medical Centre after the US Dept of Health upholds complaint of discrimination
 
Referral pathway developed for LUTS patients
Government agencies and authorities : 14 September, 2009
Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptom patients in Wales benefit from the Map of Medicine enabling GPs to understand what tests need to be undertaken and which Consultant Urologists are available for further treatment
 
Health care professional training awards from HHS
Government agencies and authorities : 14 September, 2009
The US HHS has ear-marked 33 million dollars as part of the American Recovery and Re-investment act for the training of healthcare professionals
 
Proposal for Medicare to add HIV Screening tests
Government agencies and authorities : 11 September, 2009
A proposal has been made to enable at-risk Medicare beneficiaries to take advantage of HIV infection screening tests
 
HHS Secretary to speak on Health Insurance security
Government agencies and authorities : 11 September, 2009
With employer based health insurance cover having been lost by a significant number of Americans, the HHS is due to speak on reforms that will address continuity of care services
 
Food safety site launched by the US Health service and SDA
Government agencies and authorities : 10 September, 2009
Cross departmental government cooperation results in web portal designed to be a single point of reference for all food safety information and advice
 
71 million dollars in grants to help the uninsured in the US
Government agencies and authorities : 07 September, 2009
13 states will be awarded grants from the US Department of Health and Human Services to support residents who don’t have health care insurance coverage
 
Report issued on health insurance for older women
Government agencies and authorities : 04 September, 2009
HHS representative visits Maine to discuss recently released reported on the health issues faced by older women and how these can be adequately addressed with appropriate insurance reforms
 
New Director for the NIOSH
Government agencies and authorities : 04 September, 2009
The CDC’s National Institution for Occupational Safety and Health gains experienced administrator and consultant as it new director
 
Vote for best Flu Public Service Announcement
Government agencies and authorities : 02 September, 2009
The ten best flu prevention videos have been selected by HHS and are now available for public voting to see which is the best of the bunch
 
Voices for Industry campaign helps shape UK’s life sciences strategy
Government agencies and authorities : 28 August, 2009
Minister for Science and Innovation, The Rt Hon Lord Drayson is backing a proposal of initiatives from the UK’s life sciences SME community.
 
HPA unveils programme for the Health Protection 2009 conference
Government agencies and authorities : 20 July, 2009
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) unveils an innovative and wide-ranging programme for the Health Protection 2009 conference, which is taking place at Warwick University from 14th to 16th September, 2009.
 
Malaria risk is higher in Nigeria and Ghana cautions the Health Protection Agency
Government agencies and authorities : 23 April, 2009
The Health Protection Agency releases new figures that indicate UK travellers visiting friends and family abroad, particularly in Nigeria and Ghana, continue to be the group of people most likely to acquire malaria.
 
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