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Format: 2014-07-31
Format: 2014-07-31

Peer Review in Austria: The political adequacy of quantitative impact assessment in the social field by means of micro-simulation models

04 Dec 2014
Since July 2013, the SORESI micro-simulation model has been helping Austria’s policy-makers assess the likely impact of proposed policy reforms on the country’s most vulnerable social groups. This...

Peer Review in Slovenia: Long-term care – the problem of sustainable financing

18 Nov 2014
Like most of Europe, Slovenia faces rapid population ageing. This places huge strain on long-term care (LTC) in particular, and the country has no unified system for providing it. To address this...

Peer Review in Poland: The Active Ageing Index and its extension to the regional level

14 Oct 2014
The Active Ageing Index (AAI) focuses on the untapped potential of older people, measuring their independence and participation in paid employment and social activities. In 2013, in a unique move,...

Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014

01 Aug 2014
Title: Communicable Disease Update; Vol. 13 (3), August 2014 Authors: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (South East), Department of Public Health

Statistical press release - Publication of the statistical bulletin Children in Care in Northern Ireland 2012/13

31 Jul 2014
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has today published the ‘Children in Care in Northern Ireland 2012/13 Statistical Bulletin’.

Statistical Press Release - Complaints received by HSC Trusts, Board and Family Practitioner Services in Northern Ireland (2013/14)

31 Jul 2014
The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety today published statistics on complaint issues received by the six Health and Social Care (HSC) Trusts, Board and Family Practitioner...

Ambulance services: 16 emergency calls to 999 per minute

31 Jul 2014
July 31, 2014: Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that ambulance trusts dealt with an average of 16.1 emergency calls per minute (23,216 on average per day) in...

ASH expresses concern for federal budget cuts to health care

31 Jul 2014
A new report released by the Coalition for Health Funding, supported by the American Society of Hematology, outlines the potentially devastating effects of deep budget cuts to federal health programs...

Walsall to solve EPR issues by September

31 Jul 2014
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust aims to get to 'business as usual' with its Lorenzo electronic patient record system by the end of September.

NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat

30 Jul 2014
The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

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