The week issue 271 26 October – 1 November 2012.
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On the agenda this week: a new Department of Health consultation sets out how safeguards for patients will be extended to NHS services provided by social enterprises and other independent companies; fewer young people are developing substance misuse problems, according to the latest figures; and a new £300m fund has opened to provide new and modernised homes for older people and people with disabilities.
Published: 1 November 2012
From: Department of Health