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'Early Days Yet' The Primary Care Cancer Lead Clinician (PCCL) Initiative - Final Report
1991 Annual Report of the Committees on Toxicity, Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products, and the Environment
2000 Annual Report of the Committees on Toxicity Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
2002/03 Survey of Violence, Accidents and Harassment in the NHS
A Consultation - Health Protection Regulations (Responses by: 30/09/2009)
A Consultation - The Future of the Healthcare Science Workforce - Modernising Scientific Careers - The Next Steps (Responses by: 06/03/2009)
A Consultation on the Framework for the Registration of Health and Adult Social Care Providers (Responses by: 17/06/2008)
A Department of Health Consultation Paper - Tackling Nuisance or Disturbance Behaviour on NHS Healthcare Premises - A Paper for Consultation
A Department of Health Response to the Consultation Paper - A Code of Practice for the Use of Powers to Counter NHS Fraud and Security Incidents
A Dialogue of Equals - The Pacesetters Programme Community Engagement Guide
A Framework for the Development of Positrom Emission Tomography (PET) Services in England
A Guide To The General Food Hygiene Regulations - 1995 Food Safety
A Guide to Food Hazards and Your Business - Identifying and Controlling Potential Food Hazards
A Guide to the Filtering Face Piece 3 (FFP3) Respirator
A Guide to the General Temperature Control Regulations - 1995 Food Safety
A New Ambition for Old Age - Next Steps in Implementing the National Service Framework for Older People - Report
A Responsive and High-Quality Local NHS - The Primary Care Progress Report 2004
A Smokefree Future - A Comprehensive Tobacco Control Strategy for England
A Template - Industry Guides to Good Hygiene Practice - Advice on the Compilation of UK Industry Guides to Good Hygiene Practice
Action on Elder Abuse - Report on the Project to Establish a Monitoring and Reporting Process for Adult Protection Referrals made in Accordance with 'No Secrets'
Advisory Group on the Medical Aspects of Air Pollution Episodes (MAAPE) - Fourth Report - Health Effects of Exposures to Mixtures of Air Pollutants - Executive Summary
Amendment to SignUp Issue 16
An Implementation Framework for Reconfiguring the DH Arm's Length Bodies - Redistributing Resources to the NHS Frontline
Annual Certificate of Fire Safety Management 2005
Annual Statement of Fire Safety 2006
Are you serving Food in a Community Building? - Then you, or your Caterer, need to read this Leaflet carefully - Food Poisoning is Preventable
Asbestos in Electric Storage Heaters
Assured Safe Catering - A Management System for Hazard Analysis
BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
Best Practice Guidance - Changing for the Better - Guidance When Undertaking Major Changes to NHS Services
Best Practice Guidance - NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005 - Planning for the Management of Burned Injured Patients in the Event of a Major Incident
Best Practice Guidance on Joint Working Between the NHS and Pharmaceutical Industry and Other Relevant Commercial Organisations
Best Practice for Doctors and other Health Professionals on the Provision of Advice and Treatment to Young People Under 16 on Contraception, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Best Practice in Managing Risk - Principles and Evidence for Best Practice in the Assessment and Management of Risk to Self and Others in Mental Health Services
Best Research for Best Health - A New National Health Research Strategy
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza) - Public Health Advice for Those Going to or Returning from Bird Flu-Affected Areas
Breaking Down Barriers - Clinical Case for Change - Report by Louis Appleby, National Director for Mental Health
Capabilities for Inclusive Practice
Cardiovascular Disease and Air Pollution - A Report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP)
Care Homes for Older People - National Minimum Standards and the Care Homes Regulations 2001
Care Standards Tribunal Regulations - Responses to the Consultation
Cellular Foam in Sports, Recreational and Play Use: Fire Hazard
Changes to Infectious Substances Transport Procedures in 2005 - The Regulations That Apply to Laboratory and Health Care Premises
Changing Places - Report on the Work of the Health and Social Care Change Agent Team 2002/03
Changing Times - Improving Services for Older People - Report on the Work of the Health and Social Care Change Team 2003/2004 - Best Practice Guide
Chief Executive's Report to the NHS - May 2004
Chief Executive's Report to the NHS - May 2005
Children's and Maternity Services Information Strategy - Supporting the Children's, Young People and Maternity Services National Service Framework
Chilled and Frozen - Guidelines on Cook-Chill and Cook-Freeze Catering Systems
Choice Matters - Increasing Choice Improves Patients' Experiences
Choosing Health - Making Healthy Choices Easier
Choosing Health - Making Healthy Choices Easier - Executive Summary
Choosing Health - Obesity Bulletin - Issue 1: Working Together to Halt the Rise in Obesity
Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 - Research and Development Work Relating to Assistive Technology 2003
Clean, Safe Care - Reducing Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and Other Healthcare Associated Infections
Code of Practice - Mental Health Act 1983
Coding for Success - Simple Technology for Safer Patient Care - Best Practice Guidance
Command Paper 7013: Trust, Assurance and Safety - The Regulation of Health Professionals in the 21st Century
Command Paper 7255: Government Response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee Report on Allergy - 6th Report of Session 2006-07
Command Paper 7341: Pharmacy in England - Building on Strengths - Delivering the Future
Command Paper 7393: Department of Health Departmental Report 2008 - The Health and Personal Social Services Programmes
Committee On Medical Aspects Of Food Policy (COMA) 1992 Annual Report
Committee On Medical Aspects Of Food Policy (COMA) 1997 Annual Report
Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy - Report on Health and Social Subjects 41: Dietary Values for Energy and Nutrients for the United Kingdom
Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy - Report on Health and Social Subjects 48: Nutritional Aspects of the Development of Cancer
Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment - Guidance on a Strategy for Testing of Chemicals for Mutagenicity
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment - Peanut Allergy
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - 1997/98 Annual Report
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - 1999/2000 Annual Report
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - 2001 Annual Report
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - Handbook on Air Pollution and Health
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - Quantification of the Effects of Air Pollution on Health in the United Kingdom (includes Errata Slip Jan 1998)
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - Statement and Report on Long-Term Effects of Particles on Mortality
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants - Guidance on the Effects on Health of Indoor Air Pollutants - Development of Guidance on Indoor Air Pollutants - Supporting Paper
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants - Guidance on the Effects on Health of Indoor Air Pollutants - Indoor Air Quality - Development of Guidance - Supporting Paper
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants - Key Papers on Threshold for Ozone and Lung Function
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants - Paper for Information - Recent Trends in Ozone Concentrations Across the United Kingdom
Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants -Ozone - Effects on Lung Function in Panel Studies
Concern over Ricin Poison in the Environment
Consultation - Cost Implications of Possible Changes to Residential Care Charges Relating to Personal Injury Awards
Consultation - Draft for Comment - Pandemic Influenza - Possible Amendments to Medicines and Associated Legislation During an Influenza Pandemic
Consultation - Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008
Consultation - Implementation of European Directive 2005/36/EC for Health and Social Care Professionals in the UK - The European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) Regulations 2007
Consultation - Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure)(Amendment) Regulations 2006
Consultation - NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005 - Planning for the Management of Burn Injured Patients in the Event of Major Incident
Consultation - Pandemic Influenza - Guidance on Preparing Mental Health Services in England
Consultation - Pandemic Influenza - Human Resources Guidance for the NHS
Consultation - Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 - Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 - SVG Act 2006 - Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) Scheme
Consultation - The NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005 - Underpinning Materials - Critical Care Contingency Planning in the Event of an Emergency where the Number of Patients Substantially Exceeds Normal Critical Care Capacity - Best Practice Guide
Consultation Document - Private and Voluntary Healthcare - Care Standards Act 2000 - Regulations and National Minimum Standards (Responses by: 10/06/2008)
Consultation Paper - A Code of Practice for the Use of Powers to Counter NHS Fraud and Security Incidents (Responses by: 04/10/2007)
Consultation Paper - Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) No 2 Order 2008 - Responses by 22/03/2008
Consultation on Disability Action Plan 2007-2008
Consultation on Guidance on 'Finding a Shared Vision of How People's Mental Health Problems Should be Understood'(Responses by 05/03/2008)
Consultation on Improving the Process of Death Certification
Consultation on Options for Improving Information on the Labels of Alcoholic Drinks to Support Consumers to Make Healthier Choices in the UK (Responses by: 09/05/2010)
Consultation on Proposed Tobacco Control Regulations for England (Under the Health Bill 2009) (Responses by: 04/01/2010)
Consultation on Under-Age Sale of Tobacco - Changing the Age of Sale and Strengthening Sanctions Against Retailers for Under-Age Sale of Tobacco
Consultation on the Amended Regulations for Private and Voluntary Health Care - Care Standards Act 2000 - Regulations and National Minimum Standards (Responses by: 10/06/2008)
Consultation on the Care Standards Tribunal Regulations
Consultation on the Draft Revised Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice
Consultation on the Introduction of Picture Warnings on Tobacco Packs
Consultation on the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-Funded Nursing Care in England
Consultation/Discussion Paper - Care, Support, Independence Meeting the Needs of a Changing Society - The Case for Change - Why England Needs a New Care and Support System (Responses by: 01/11/2008)
Containers for the Disposal of Used Needles and Sharp Instruments: DHSS Specification TSS/S/330.015
Creating a Disability Equality Scheme - A Practical Guide for the NHS
Cryptosporidium in Water Supplies - Third Report of the Group of Experts
Danger of Explosion in Anaerobic Systems Due to the Careless Use of Hydrogen Gas Mixtures
Danger of Explosions in Laboratory Drains from Solutions Containing Azide
Delivering Choosing Health - Making Healthier Choices Easier
Department of Health Action Plan - HIV Related Stigma and Discrimination
Department of Health Dear Colleague Letter - Healthy Food in Schools - Transforming School Food and Drink
Department of Health Winter Report 2007/08
Devolution Concordat on Health and Social Care - UK Department of Health and the Scottish Executive
Devolution Concordat on Health and Social Care - UK Department of Health, Cabinet of the National Assembly for Wales and Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Direction of Travel for Urgent Care - A Discussion Document
Disability Rights Commission - You Can Make A Difference - Improving Hospital Services for Disabled People - Explanatory Notes
Disability Rights Commission - You Can Make a Difference - Improving Primary Care Services for Disabled People
Disability Rights Commission - You Can Make a Difference - Improving Primary Care Services for Disabled People - Discussion Note for Primary Care Trusts
Do particulates from opencast coal mining impair childrens respiratory health?
DoH Letter - Fire Precautions and Evacuation Procedures
DoH Press Release - Advice to Pregnant Women During the Lambing Season
Draft - Health Act - Code of Practice for the Prevention and Control of Healthcare Associated Infection
Draft for Comment - Clostridium Difficile Infection - How to Deal with the Problem - A Board to Ward Approach - Report - Responses by 23/4/2008
Draft for Comment - Pandemic Influenza - Surge Capacity and Prioritisation in Health Services (Responses by: 31/10/2008)
Draft for Comment - Pandemic Influenza - Surge Capacity and Prioritisation in Health Services - Provisional UK Guidance
Draft for Consultation - Guidance on the Diagnosis and Management of PVL-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Infections (PVL-SA) in the UK
Driving Service Improvement Through Patient Focus - Report of the Phase II Renal Action Learning Sets 2006-2007
Eat Well II - A Progress Report from the Nutrition Task Force on the Action Plan to Achieve the Health of the Nation Targets on Diet and Nutrition
Emergency Access to Bathrooms and Toilets
Emergency Preparedness Division - The NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005
Engineering and Building: Health and Safety Checklists
Escape Doors Panic Bolts
Essence of Care - Best Practice - Benchmarks for the Care Environment
Essential Steps to Safe, Clean Care - Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Primary Care Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Learning Disability Organisations, Independent Healthcare, Care Homes, Hospices, GP Practices and Ambulance Services
Essential Steps to Safe, Clean Care, Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Primary Care Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Learning Disability Organisations, Independent Healthcare, Care Homes, Hospices, GP Practices and Ambulance Services - Introduction and Guidance Notes,
Estates and Facilities Alert - Equipment - Grundy Heated Food Trolley - Risk of Exposure to Asbestos
Estates and Facilities Division Alert - Smoke Detector
Europe-Wide Alert over Italian Vegetables
Evaluation of Your Health, Your Care, Your Say - Final Report
Excellence in Tobacco Control - 10 High Impact Changes to Achieve Tobacco Control - An Evidence-Based Resource for Local Alliances
Fact Sheet on Alcohol Misuse
Fact Sheet on Helping Children and Young People Lead Healthy Lives
Fact Sheet on Obesity
Fact Sheet on Physical Activity
Fact Sheet on Social Marketing
Flu Immunisation Programme for People who Work in Close Contact with Poultry - Questions and Answers
Food Handlers - Fitness to Work - Guidance for Food Businesses, Enforcement Officers and Health Professionals
Food Handlers - Fitness to Work - Guidelines for Food Business Managers
Food Handlers: Fitness to Work - Your Responsibilities as a Food Handler
Gas Cylinder Contents and Other High Pressure Gas Gauges
Gas Supplies to Mobile Laboratory Benches
Glutaraldehyde
Going Further Faster - Implementing the Saving Lives Delivery Programme - Sustainable Change for Cleaner, Safer Care
Government Response to House of Commons Health Committee Report on Palliative Care - Fourth Report of Session 2003-04
Government Response to the House of Commons Health Committee Report on the Provision of Allergy Services - Sixth Report of Session 2003-04
Guidance Note on the Implementation of Directive 2005/36/EC in the United Kingdom for Health and Social Care Professionals
Guidance On The Food Safety (Temperature Control) Regulations 1995 Temperature Control Guidance
Guidance for Clinical Health Care Workers - Protection against Infection with Blood-borne Viruses - Recommendations of the Expert Advisory Group on AIDS and the Advisory Group on Hepatitis
Guidance for Pandemic Influenza - Infection Control in Hospitals and Primary Care Settings
Guidance on Developing Local Communication Support Services and Strategies - Department of Health the Equality and Human Rights Group
Guidance on Filming in the NHS
Guidance on Working Patterns for Junior Doctors
Guidance on the Working Time (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (Statutory Instrument 2003/1684) - Implementation for Doctors in Training
Guidelines for Smallpox Response and Management in the Post-Eradication Era - Version 2
Guidelines for the NHS - In Support of the Memorandum of Understanding Investigating Patient Safety Incidents Involving Unexpected Death or Serious Untoward Harm - A Protocol for Liaison and Effective Communications Between the National Health Service, Association of Chief Police Officers and the Health and Safety Executive
Guidelines for the Safe Production of Heat Preserved Foods
Guidelines on the Control of Infection in Residential and Nursing Homes.
HIV and Infant Feeding - Guidance from the UK Chief Medical Officers' Expert Advisory Groups on AIDS
Health Aspects of Evacuation and Shelter - Emergency Preparedness
Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK
Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK - 2007 - Invitation to Comment
Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2008 - An Update of the Department of Health Report 2001/2002
Health Profile of England 2007
Health Reform in England - Update and Next Steps
Health Service Catering
Health Service Catering - Hygiene
Health Service Circular - Amendments to Firecode - Health Technical Memorandum 81: Fire Precautions in New Hospitals
Health Service Circular - Protecting Staff; Delivering Services - Implementing the European Working Time Directive for Doctors in Training
Health Service Circular - Working Time Regulations - Implementation in the NHS
Health Technical Memorandum 05-03: Firecode - Fire Safety in the NHS - Operational Provisions - Part M: Guidance on the Fire Safety of Atria in Healthcare Buildings
Health and Safety Guidance for Managers and Staff in the Department of Health
Health and Safety Policy Statement and Guidance For Managers and Staff in the Department of Health.
Health and Social Care Workers and Pandemic Influenza - Information for Staff Who are Pregnant or in Other At-Risk Groups
Healthcare Professional Regulation - Public Consultation on Proposals for Change
Heatwave - A Guide to Looking After Yourself and Others During Hot Weather
Heatwave - A Guide to Looking After Yourself and Others During Hot Weather - Leaflet
Heatwave - Caring for Patients During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave - Caring for Patients During a Heatwave - Advice for Residential and Nursing Home Managers and Staff
Heatwave - Plan for England - Protecting Health and Reducing Harm from Extreme Heat and Heatwaves
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During A Heatwave - Advice for Care Home Managers and Staff
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During A Heatwave - Advice for Care Home Managers and Staff
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Care Home Managers and Staff
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Health and Social Care Professionals
Heatwave 2005 - Covering Letter
Heatwave 2005 - Supporting Vulnerable People Before and During a Heatwave - Advice for Residential and Nursing Home Managers and Staff
Heatwave Plan for England - Protecting Health and Reducing Harm from Extreme Heat and Heatwaves
Heatwave Plan for England - Protecting Health and Reducing Harm from Extreme Heat and Heatwaves
Heatwave Plan for England - Protecting Health and Reducing Harm from Extreme Heat and Heatwaves
Hepatitis Strategy for England
Human Rights in Healthcare - A Framework for Local Action - Best Practice Guidance
Identification of the Inflammatory Threshold for O3 (ozone) in Healthy Adults
If You Work With Poultry Read This Leaflet Now
Immunisation Against Infectious Disease (1992 Edition)
Impact Assessment of Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments) No 2 Order
Impact Assessment of Regulations Supporting the Prohibition of the Display of Tobacco at Point of Sale
Impact Assessment of Sunbed Regulation Bill
Implementation of European Directive 2005/36/EC for Health and Social Care Professions in the UK - Consultation Results and the Government's Response
Important Information About Swine Flu
Important Information About Swine Flu - Arabic Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Bengali Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Chinese Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Farsi Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - French Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Gujarati Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Polish Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Portugese Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Punjabi Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Spanish Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Tamil Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Turkish Language
Important Information About Swine Flu - Urdu Language
Improving Care Improving Lives - Supporting People with Long-Term Conditions - An NHS and Social Care Model to Support Local Innovation and Integration
Improving Mental Health Law - Towards a New Mental Health Act - Report
Improving Nutritional Care - A Joint Action Plan from the Department of Health and Nutrition Summit Stakeholders
Improving Working Lives - Practice Plus National Audit Instrument
Improving Working Lives for Ambulance Staff
Indoor Air Pollution - Carbon Monoxide - Risks to Health and How to Avoid Them
Infant Feeding Survey Report 2000
Infection control guidance for care homes
Information for Parents - School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme
Interim Guidelines for Smallpox Response and Management in the Post-Eradication Era - Appendices
Learning for a Change in Healthcare - First Report to the Department of Health and the NHS from Professor R H Fryer CBE, National Director for Widening Participation in Learning
Letter - Fluoridation of Drinking Water
Licensing Of Butchers' Shops
Local Government Act 2003 - Regulation of Cosmetic Piercing and Skin Colouring Businesses - Guidance on Section 120 and Schedule 6
Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Effect on Mortality - A Report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) - Draft Report for Comment
Making Partnership Work for Patients, Carers and Service Users - A Strategic Agreement between the Department of Health, and the NHS and the Voluntary and Community Sector
Managing Ill Health Retirement in the NHS - A Guide for Human Resources and Occupational Health Services
Managing Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) in Nursing and Residential Homes During the Current Influenza Pandemic (WHO Phase 6) - Social Care
Memorandum on Rabies - Prevention and Control
Mental Health - New Ways of Working for Everyone - Developing and Sustaining a Capable and Flexible Workforce
Mental Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 - Guidance on Transfers Between Places of Safety - Includes Mental Health Act 2007 Overview
Mental Health Act 2007 Consultations Report - Report on the Consultation Exercises on the Draft Revised Code of Practice and Secondary Legislation
Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide - Developing Positive Practice to Support the Safe and Therapeutic Management of Aggression and Violence in Mental Health In-Patient Settings - Letter
Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide - Developing Positive Practice to Support the Safe and Therapeutic Management of Aggression and Violence in Mental Health In-Patient Settings - Report
Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide - Support, Time and Recovery (STR) Workers
Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide - Support, Time and Recovery (STR) Workers - Learning from the National Implementation Programme - Final Handbook
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Surveillance System - Results of the First Four Years of the Department of Health's Mandatory MRSA Surveillance System in Acute Trusts in England - April 2001-March 2005
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Surveillance System - Results of the first three and a half years of the Department of Health's(MRSA) surveillance system in acute Trusts in England
Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Equality Impact Assessment - Halving MRSA Bacteraemia by 2008
Microbiological Risk Assessment - An Interim Report
Mobile Phone Base Stations and Health - Leaflet
Mobile Phones and Health - Leaflet
Mobile Phones and Wireless Communications Technologies at Home and at Work
Models of Care for Alcohol Misusers (MoCAM)
Monitoring Implementation of Alcohol Labelling Regime Stage 2 (Including Advice to Women on Alcohol and Pregnancy) - Final Report
NHS Chief Executive's Annual Report - The Year 2007/2008
NHS Emergency Planning Guidance 2005 - Planning for the Management of Burn Injured Patients in the Event of a Major Incident - Best Practice Guide - Consultation
NHS End of Life Care Programme - Progress Report
NHS Guidance - Incidents Involving Radioactivity
NHS Guide - Managing Predictable Events
National Health Service Procurement Directorate - Technical Requirements for the Supply and Installation of Equipment for Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Selection of Topics - Response of the Department of Health to Comments on the Proposed Changes to the Topic Selection Process
National Minimum Standards - Boarding Schools - Inspection Regulations
National Minimum Standards - Care Homes for Adults (18-65) and Supplementary Standards for Care Homes Accommodating Young People Aged 16 and 17
National Minimum Standards - Care Homes for Older People
National Minimum Standards - Care Homes for Older People - Care Homes Regulations, 2nd Edition
National Minimum Standards - Care Homes for Older People - Including A Statement of National Minimum Standards Published by the Secretary of State for Health under Section 23(1) of the Care Standards Act 2000
National Minimum Standards - Care Homes for Younger Adults and Adult Placements
National Minimum Standards - Children's Homes Regulations
National Minimum Standards - Domiciliary Care - Regulations. (includes text of SI 2002/3214)
National Minimum Standards - Independent Health Care Regulations
National Minimum Standards - Nurses Agencies
National Minimum Standards for Voluntary Adoption Agencies and Local Authority Adoption Services in England and Wales
National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - Asthma
National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - Executive Summary
National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - Leaflet for Parents
National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - Young Persons' Version - Getting it Right for You
National Service for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - Disabled Children and Young People and Those with Complex Health Needs
National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England
News Release - Government Launches National Debate on the Future of Care and Support - 31 Million Hi-Tech Home Healthcare Scheme Begins
News Release - Health Workers to Tackle Climate Change
News Release - NHS Staff Survey Shows Significant Improvement in Hospital Infection Control - NHS Staff Report Improvements in Infection Control, Support from Managers and High Levels of Job Satisfaction and Training Opportunities
News Release - New NHS Projects to Improve Occupational Health for Local Businesses
News Release - New Specialist Inspectors to Monitor Future Hospital Cleaning
News Release - Pandemic Flu Drug Stockpiles are Set to Double
News Release - Secretary of State Calls for Debate on Fluoridation to Improve Dental Health - New Government Funding and Guidance to Help Facilitate Local Fluoridation Schemes
News Release - 2 Million Joint Project with Comic Relief to Investigate Prevalence of Elder Abuse on NHS Wards and in Care Homes - Part of Package to Strengthen Support for Older, Vulnerable People
News Release 2008/0039: Deep Clean Success on the Horizon for NHS - New Specialist Inspectors to Monitor Future Cleaning
News Release 2008/0053: Strengthening Family Doctor Services - New GP Practices for Under Served Areas and New Proposals for 105 Million Investment Set Out
Occupational Aspects of the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - A National Guideline
Occupational Aspects of the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Evidence Based Guidance for Employees - Leaflet
Occupational Aspects of the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Evidence Based Guidance for Employers - Leaflet
Occupational Aspects of the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Evidence Based Guidance for Healthcare Professionals - Leaflet
Our NHS - Our Future - NHS Next Stage Review Leading Local Change
POVA - Employees Guidance on Protection of Vulnerable Adults List
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza - A Summary of Guidance for Infection Control in Healthcare Settings
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza - Summary Infection Control Guidance for Ambulance Services During an Influenza Pandemic
Pandemic Flu - A National Framework for Responding to an Influenza Pandemic
Pandemic Flu - Clinical management of Patients with an Influenza-Like Illness During an Influenza Pandemic
Pandemic Flu - Guidance for Businesses - Risk Assessment in the Occupational Setting
Pandemic Flu - Guidance for Cleaning Staff and Refuse Collectors in Non-Health Care Settings - What You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself and Others
Pandemic Flu - Guidance for Funeral Directors - What You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself and Others
Pandemic Flu - Guidance for The Fire and Rescue Service - What You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself and Others
Pandemic Flu - Guidance for The Hospitality Industry - What You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself and Others
Pandemic Flu - Induction Presentation for Social Care Staff
Pandemic Flu - Key Facts
Pandemic Flu - Managing Demand and Capacity in Health Care Organisations (surge)
Pandemic Flu - UK Health Departments - UK Influenza Pandemic Contingency Plan
Pandemic Flu - UK International Preparedness Strategy
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Ambulance Services and Their Staff in England
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 1: Introduction and Key Facts
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 2: Communication Roles and Responsibilities
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 3: Planning
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 4: Infection Control Measures for Social Care Workers
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 5: Managing Referrals, Assessments and Fair Access to Social Care Services - Minimising and Managing Additional Deaths (Including Advice for Care Homes)
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 6: Support for Carers
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 7: Data, Information and Knowledge
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care - Module 8: Business and Operational Recovery
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Infection Control in Critical Care
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance for Infection Control in Hospitals and Primary Care Settings
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance on Preparing Acute Hospitals in England
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance on Preparing Maternity Services
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance on Preparing Mental Health Services in England
Pandemic Influenza - Guidance on the Management of Death Certification and Cremation Certification - Draft for Comment
Pandemic Influenza - Supplementary Information for Third Sector Organisations
Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) - Action on Health Care Associated Infection (HCAI) in England
Partnerships for Better Health - Small Change, Big Difference - Healthier Choices for Life
Peanut Allergy - The Facts
Pesticide Poisoning (Second Edition) Notes for the Guidance of Medical Practitioners
Phthalates in Infant Formulae
Physiotherapy Equipment: Care and Maintenance
Phytoestrogens
Pre-Pandemic and Pandemic Influenza Vaccines - Summary of the Evidence
Press Release - Daubenton's Bat Tests Positive for European Bat Lyssavirus Type 2
Press Release 2008/0004: Extra Specialist Staff for Tackling Hospital Infections - Health Secretary Unveils New Infection Control Strategy
Press Release Johnson Calls for National Movement to Tackle Obesity
Preventing Accidental Injury - Priorities for Action - Report to the Chief Medical Officer from the Accidental Injury Task Force
Prevention and Health - Eating for Health
Prison Health Partnership Survey 2006 - Final Report
Promoting Children and Young People's Participation Through the National Healthy School Standard
Promoting Equality - Response from Department of Health to the Disability Rights Commission Report, Equal Treatment - Closing the Gap
Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme in England and Wales for Adult Placement Schemes, Domiciliary Care Agencies and Care Homes
Public Attitudes to Self Care - Baseline Survey
Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to The Blood Safety and Quality Regulations 2005 (SI 2005 No 50)
Public Health in England
Quarterly Briefing Volume 16 No. 1 - Summer 2007
Radiation Protection Research Programme - Department of Health
Reconfiguring the Department of Health's Arm's Length Bodies
Reconfiguring the Department of Health's Arm's Length Bodies - Questions and Answers
Report on Health and Social Subjects - 35 - Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals for Mutagenicity
Report on Health and Social Subjects 44: The Nutritional Assessment of Novel Foods and Processes
Report on Health and Social Subjects 47: Guidelines on the Nutritional Assessment of Infant Formulas
Report on the National Patient Choice Survey - November 2007 England
Research Study - Public Perceptions of Privacy and Dignity in Hospitals
Research and Development Work Relating to Assistive Technology 2006-07 - Presented Pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
Response to Consultation - The Future Regulation of Health and Adult Social Care in England
Review of Parts II, V and VI of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 - Report on Consultation
Review of the Arrangements for the Seasonal Influenza Programme in England - Report of an Independent Panel
Reviewing the Care Programme Approach 2006 - A Consultation Document
Revised Advice on Laboratory Containment Measures for Work with Tissue Samples in Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratories - Supplement to: ACDP Guidance on Protection Against Blood-Borne Infections in the Workplace: HIV and Hepatitis
Risk of Human Influenza Pandemic Emerging from Avian H5N1 Viruses - UK Recommendations and Their Evidence Base
Safer Management of Controlled Drugs (CDS) - Changes to Record Keeping Requirements - Guidance (For England Only)
Salmonella in UK Produced Retail Raw Chicken
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) - Frequently Asked Questions - Health Advice for Travellers
Shaping the Future of Public Health - Promoting Health in the NHS - Project Report - The Role of Specialised Health Promotion Staff in Improving Health - Delivering 'Choosing Health' and 'Health Challenge Wales'
SignUp - Issue Eighteen
SignUp - Issue Five
SignUp - Issue Nine
SignUp - Issue Nineteen
SignUp - Issue Seven
SignUp - Issue Seventeen
SignUp - Issue Sixteen
SignUp - Issue Ten
SignUp - Issue Thirteen
SignUp - Issue Three
SignUp - Issue Two
Smallpox Mass Vaccination - An Operational Planning Framework
Smoke-Free Premises and Vehicles - Consultation on Proposed Regulations to be Made Under Powers in the Health Bill
Social Care Workforce - Developing a New National Agenda - Executive Summary
Social Care Workforce - Developing a New National Agenda - Report
Strategy for Research and Development Relating to the Human Health Aspects of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
Summary of Responses to the Consultation on Joint-Agency Guidance "Safe Management of Healthcare Waste"
Suspended Ceilings in Swimming and Hydrotheraphy Pool Areas: Risk of Support Failure
Swine Flu - Guidance for Planners
Swine Flu - Important Information for Commissioners and Providers of Social Care Services
Taking Alcohol and Other Drugs Out of the NHS Workplace
The Chemical Incident Management Handbook
The Chief Medical Officer on the State of Public Health - Annual Report 2006
The Children Act 1989 - Guidance and Regulations - Volume 5: Independent Schools
The Children Act Guidance and Regulations - Volume 4: Residential Care
The Control of Legionellae in Health Care Premises. A Code of Practice.
The Government's Response to the Recommendations and Conclusions of the Health Select Committee's Inquiry into Elder Abuse
The Health Act 2006 - Code of Practice for the Prevention and Control of Health Care Associated Infections
The Health Impact of Climate Change - Promoting Sustainable Communities - Guidance Document - April 2008
The Health of the Nation - A Strategy for Health in England
The Health of the Nation - Consultative Document June 1991
The Health of the Nation - The Environment and Health - Consultative Document
The Healthy Transport Toolkit - A Guide to Reducing Car Journeys to Health Facilities
The Implementation and Impact of Hospital at Night Pilot Projects - An Evaluation Report
The Microbiological Safety of Food - Part 1
The Microbiological Safety of Food - Part II
The NHS Improvement Plan - Putting People at the Heart of Public Services - Executive Summary
The National Education and Competence Framework for Advanced Critical Care Practitioners
The National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services - For Parents
The Recruitment and Retention of Staff in Critical Care
The Regulation of the Non-Medical Healthcare Professions - A Review by the Department of Health
The Status of Social Care - A Review 2007
The United Kingdom Good Laboratory Practice Monitoring Authority - Guide to UK GLP Regulations 1999
The Use of Antibiotics for Pandemic Influenza - UK Recommendations and Their Evidence Base
Towards Cleaner Hospitals and Lower Rates of Infections - Letter
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Agents - Safe Working and the Prevention of Infection
Transport of Infectious Substances - Best Practice Guidance for Microbiology Laboratories
Travel Safe - Reducing the Risk of Getting a Blood-Borne Infection When You're Abroad
UK Operational Framework for Stockpiling, Distributing and Using Antiviral Medicines in the Event of Pandemic Influenza
United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on HIV/AIDS - UK Report on Progress
Use and Management of Sharps Containers
Use and Storage of Arachidonic Acid and its Salts
Use of Antiviral Drugs in an Influenza Pandemic - UK Recommendations and Their Evidence Base
Used Sharps: Disposal
Valuing People Now - From Progress to Transformation
Welfare Food Scheme - Free Milk and Vitamins - A Guide for Families
West Nile Virus - A Contingency Plan to Protect the Public's Health
Winter Report 2005-2006
Your Health, Your Care, Your Say - Research Report

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