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The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) today publishes its Report on the implementation of the right of disabled people to independent living in the context of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) which was ratified by the UK in 2009. The...Read In Full...

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Created: 01 Mar 2012
Created by: Clare

A target of delivering between £15bn and £20bn in efficiency savings over the next four years has been set by the new operating framework for the NHS. The announcement of the Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) results in early December 2011 highlighted that telehealth provides a unique opportunity to make significant...Read In Full...

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Created: 09 Feb 2012
Created by: Clare

Veritas are delighted to announce we are now able to supply an extensive range of assistive technology, telecare, disability, rehabilitation, mobility and daily living aids at discounted rates. Our comprehensive catalogue is currently being published and our website is in the process of being updated.  Read In Full...

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Created: 07 Feb 2012
Created by: Clare

The truly inspirational Major Phil Packer MBE begins his latest BRIT Challenge, we wish Phil all the best for his venture, walking 2012 miles around Britain raising awareness and sponsorship in his efforts to build a Centre for Inspirational Excellence  for young people facing adversity. Phil launched his...Read In Full...

Categories: News
Created: 01 Feb 2012
Created by: Clare

What can the NHS learn from experience at the US Veterans Health Administration? Read more:Read In Full...

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Created: 26 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

Paul Burstow the Minister for Care Services has reaffirmed his commitment to 3millionlives at a parliamentary reception event on 19 January 2012 which celebrated the work of the whole system demonstrator programme.  He confirmed the approach to delivery of telehealth and telecare, and launched an agreement between...Read In Full...

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Created: 19 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

Patients across the country will benefit as the NHS receives a cash injection of up to £100 million to boost services in their communities, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today. The Department of Health is providing up to £100 million in additional funding...Read In Full...

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Created: 16 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

We are delighted to be presenting and exhibiting at the Assist UK Conference - Positioning Yourself for the Future.  This event is to be held on Friday the 20th January at the Heritage Motor Centre, Warwickshire. To book your place at the Conference register at Read In Full...

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Created: 12 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

David Cameron has ordered health and social care services to be brought together in order to benefit patients in a move which government advisers are calling the NHS's most urgent overhaul. At the moment, health and social care – the help given mainly to old or disabled patients...Read In Full...

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Created: 05 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

The Department of Health is making an extra £150 million available to local authorities to help people leave hospital more quickly and receive care at home, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced today. The extra money will be spent on social care so that people can get settled...Read In Full...

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Created: 03 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

Veritas are delighted to announce and welcome the arrival of Mr Kerry Maddison MBE to the team.  A PRINCE 2 Practitioner and currently studying for a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Foundation Certificate, Kerry brings a wealth of Project Management skills to the organisation.Read In Full...

Categories: News
Created: 03 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

Politicians from all parties have been urged to work together to find a way to overhaul the "failing" social care system in England. Cross-party talks about the care given to the elderly and disabled failed in 2010 but will start again this month. In an open letter, charities, faith-based...Read In Full...

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Created: 03 Jan 2012
Created by: Clare

Plans to "radically drive up" standards of social care in England to protect the elderly have been unveiled by the government. They include an online "good care guide" to allow family members to rate and review care homes and providers. Age UK "broadly welcomed" the rating suggestion but called for more...Read In Full...

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Created: 12 Dec 2011
Created by: Clare

Please take a look at our latest NewsletterRead In Full...

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Created: 08 Dec 2011
Created by: Clare

Telehealth monitoring equipment worth around £750m is to be given to three million people with long-term health conditions over the nest five years, the Prime Minister announced at the launch of the life sciences strategy. People suffering from lung disease, heart failure, arthritis or high blood...Read In Full...

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Created: 07 Dec 2011
Created by: Clare

Veritas are proud to be sponsoring the latest National Association of Equipment Providers regional meeting.  The meeting will take place on November 24th 2011 from 10.00am to 13.30pm at the Buckinghamshire Community Equipment Store, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.Read In Full...

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Created: 22 Nov 2011
Created by: Clare

London transport is 'getting worse' in the runup to the 2012 Games and could turn legacy claims into an embarrassment. Read more.Read In Full...

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Created: 18 Nov 2011
Created by: Clare

Patients are facing increasing delays in being discharged from hospital, figures obtained by the BBC suggest. The problem - known as bed-blocking - happens when support from social care or district nursing is not available in the community for vulnerable patients. Department of Health data shows that in the...Read In Full...

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Created: 08 Nov 2011
Created by: Clare
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Created: 03 Nov 2011
Created by: Clare

The Government asked Dr Andrew Murrison MP to lead a review into the prosthetic services currently offered to veterans by the NHS. This followed concern by service charities and some serving personnel who have been seriously injured, that the NHS may not be equipped to provide...Read In Full...

Categories: News
Created: 28 Oct 2011
Created by: Clare