Environment Agency flood defences ready for winter

After the exceptional rainfall and storms of last winter, the Environment Agency has completed a record number of repairs to flood and coastal defences and is urging communities to be ready if flooding happens this year…

CMO Sally Davies describes NHS preparedness should Ebola reach the UK

Watch Dame Sally Davies talk about the plans the NHS has in place should there be a case of Ebola in the UK.

NHS volunteers deployed to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone – latest

More than 30 NHS staff from across the UK will depart for Sierra Leone today to join Britain’s fight against Ebola, International Development Secretary Justine Greening and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt have announced…

BBC Health

Delayed discharges reach record high

Communities and local govt

Press release: Minister for Africa condemns bomb attack on mosque in Nigeria

Kings Fund

Ethnicity, health and the private rented sector

HSJ

Plasterer breaks back in fall at Cheshire mansion

Kings Fund

Going home alone: counting the cost to older people and the NHS