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Health and social care leaders set out next steps to transform care for people with learning disabilities

Health and social care leaders set out next steps to transform care for people with learning disabilities England’s key health and care bodies have today published a report setting out the next steps of a system-wide plan to answer the calls from individuals and their families to overhaul services for people with learning disabilities.

Public NHS satisfaction levels rise with dissatisfaction levels at all time low

Research suggests satisfaction levels with the NHS are on the up – rising from 60 to 65 per cent – while dissatisfaction levels dropped to an all-time low of 15 per cent.

Problems spreading beyond A&E as risk of NHS crisis grows

The King's Fund is warning that problems in hospitals are spreading beyond A&E to other key areas of performance, increasing the risk of a NHS crisis.

Government presses ahead with standardised tobacco packaging

Standardised tobacco packaging is to be introduced next year following intense lobbying by organisations including the BMA.
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