The week issue 285 8-14 February 2013

The week issue 285 8-14 February 2013.


Download the week issue 285 8-14 February 2013 (RTF 988kb)

Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


On the agenda: Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, announces a series of reforms that will provide greater financial support for the elderly and those with disabilities and long-term conditions in paying for their care costs. Also this week, people across England can now sign up for sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Meanwhile, the Local Authority (public health, health and wellbeing boards and health scrutiny) Regulations 2013 have now  been published.

Published 14 February 2013