GPs in England will soon be able to prescribe you a warmer home, thanks to a £3m funding pledge that sets aside money to help those whose health issues are caused by living in damp, poorly heated housing.

It has been reported that Greater Manchester will be the first the region to have full control of  £6 billion NHS spending as part of devolution of powers.

£300 million is to be spent over 5 years on research to combat dementia, the government has stated.

A report by the Prime Minister's Enterprise Advisor Lord Young outlines a set of new reforms that will give smaller companies more opportunities to win government contracts. The report, five years in the making, analyses the developing nature of business since Lord Young's appointment as Enterprise Advisor in October 2011.

Outsourcing giant Capita has been awarded a place on the £5bn Lead Provider Framework for Commissioning Support Services.

British hospitals are undergoing clinical trials regarding a breath test to detect lung cancer

NHS trade unions have suspended the industrial action planned for Thursday following a pay proposal put forward by the government.

Roughly 1.2 million adults in the UK may be wrongly receiving treatment for asthma, according to the health watchdog NICE.

The Chancellor's 2014 Autumn Statement revealed Government plans for spending on health over the next years.

Private health firms are on course to win more than £9bn of NHS contracts to look after patients as a result of the coalition’s ramping up of competition in the health service, research shows.

The European Nutrition for Health Alliance (ENHA) has launched a new campaign which focuses on reducing disease-related malnutrition among European healthcare patients.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said that over a tenth of all GP practices are to face urgent inspection following the conclusion of regulators that they could be failing to provide adequate levels of care to their patients.

The University of Westminster has been awarded a research grant of £620,000 to develop a portable device capable of testing bodily fluids to diagnose the virus.

The European Office of the NHS Confederation has commented on how new EU rules will alter the way in which clinical trials are carried out.

In response to a report issued by the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation that calls for greater research into the work carried out by allied health professionals, the Allied Health Professions Federation has agreed that more data has needed.

NHS workers have votes to take part in industrial action in a row over pay.

There is "overwhelming" evidence that well-designed offices boost health, wellbeing and productivity of staff, a report has said.

Doctors have called for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity.


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