Posts Tagged ‘advantage’

Partner selected for Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help improve services

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

NHS Improvement Chief Executive Jim Mackey has welcomed the announcement by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that they have decided to enter into a long-term partnership with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Sherwood Forest – which provides services for patients at Kings Mill, Newark and Mansfield Community hospitals as well as at Ashfield Health Village

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Outcome of consultations to be published in early April

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

The consultation period for both NDA’s draft strategy and draft business plan 2016 to 2019 ran until 15 February.
These documents reflect the NDA’s 5 year budget as determined through the Spending Review set out by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Autumn Statement of 25 November 2015.
Our strategy, published every 5 years, looks at

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Locking out women is bad for the economy and for society’

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends.
I am delighted to be here at this roundtable consultation on ‘tribal women’s rights in North East India: access to representation and justice.’ I have had the privilege of visiting all but one of the North East states and I am sure I have visited Assam a dozen times. I

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Help to Buy creates surge in new homes built and bought

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

New research has found that 43% of new homes built under the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme since 2013 would have not been built without introduction of the scheme.
A report published today also found that 82% of buyers under Help to Buy: equity loan would not have been able to purchase their home without the

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Planned roadworks in the East of England: weekly summary for Monday 15 to Sunday 21 February 2016

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
New work
A14 Rowley Mile services, Newmarket: barrier repair
We are repairing the crash barrier in the centre of the A14 at the Rowley Mile

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Sphere Fluidics: biotherapeutics device attracts $7m investment

Comments Off | 02-16-2016

A Cambridge life sciences company that has developed a revolutionary system for single-cell analysis in the biopharmaceutical market, with support from Innovate UK, has secured private investment totalling $7 million.
Sphere Fluidics Ltd’s Cyto-Mine® device promises to transform the discovery and development of biotherapeutics for treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases and vaccine generation.
The company, based

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£1 million to help schools recruit high-calibre governors

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

More than £1 million to help schools across England recruit highly-skilled governors is announced today (18 March 2015) by Schools Minister Lord Nash.
It is crucial that experienced and knowledgeable school governors are appointed to help schools improve and hold headteachers to account, but many schools still find it hard to recruit governors with the particular

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Budget 2015: Helping the hard-working people of Northern Ireland

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Budget 2015 reinforces the Government’s commitment to Northern Ireland. The long-term economic plan which has secured the foundations for recovery across the UK continues to help drive economic growth and jobs in Northern Ireland.
Decisions taken by the Government today provide further support to hard-working people in Northern Ireland by increasing the personal tax allowance to

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Wales Office Minister welcomes Budget boost for creative industries

Comments Off | 03-21-2015

Wales Office Minister Alun Cairns said:
Today’s budget provides a fantastic platform for our creative industries to grow. Our measures to support film and television, video games and visual effects could be transformational for Wales.
I hope that more Welsh production companies take the opportunity to invest in this exciting sector.
Already there are 11 companies in Wales

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The UK government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. This page is updated regularly.

Comments Off | 08-25-2014

An Ebola outbreak was confirmed in Guinea in March 2014 and quickly spread to Liberia.
Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus. Ebola is highly transmissible by direct contact with organs or bodily fluids of living or dead infected persons and animals.
The UK government is closely monitoring the outbreak

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