Personalised care

Children’s hospices to receive £25 million a year as part of NHS Long Term Plan

Funding for children’s hospices will rise to £25 million a year, NHS England has pledged. Medical advances mean the NHS can help seriously ill children and young people with more complex health issues live longer, more fulfilling lives. NHS England’s hospice grant programme currently provides £12 million a year for children’s hospices, helping to provide […]

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NHS hands 50,000 people control of their own care

More than 50,000 people have taken charge of their own care after being handed control of how their NHS funding is spent. Personal Health Budgets can be used to purchase personalised wheelchairs, assistance dogs and respite care to manage complex health problems, as well as tech devices that can control curtains, lighting, heating and door […]

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NHS applauds plans by English Football League to improve nation’s health

NHS England has welcomed moves by football clubs to improve the nation’s health including cookery classes for bereaved men, exercise sessions for people with cancer and sport to help tackle mental ill health. A nation-wide day of action (Tuesday) will see 72 football clubs from the English Football League put their full weight behind nationwide […]

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