Nutrition and Hydration Week

15 June 2021

This year’s Nutrition and Hydration Week, which has been moved from March to 14–20 June 2021 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally.

Urgent call to tackle NHS and social care workforce burnout

10 June 2021

In a highly critical report, MPs on the Health and Social Care Committee have found that workforce burnout across the NHS and social care sector has reached an emergency level and poses a risk to the future functioning of both services.

Government trials plans to support people asked to self-isolate

8 June 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is to launch nine pilot schemes in England to test new, creative ways to help ensure people stick to self-isolation rules in areas with higher prevalence of infection ― including from new variants.

Calls to fight patient racism against GPs and staff

8 June 2021

Local Medical Committee (LMC) leaders have called on the Government to step up the fight against racism experienced by GPs and their staff, saying daily examples of this form of racism should be identified and publicised by Government ministers.

HEE Mandate 2021 to 2022 published

8 June 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published the Government's strategic objectives for Health Education England (HEE) in providing healthcare workforce planning, education and training for April 2021 to March 2022.