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Fiona Caldicott to lead review into sharing of health information

Government says independent review will focus on the balance between protecting patients’ health and social care information and sharing to improve patient care


Fiona Caldicott will lead the review into the sharing of patients’ health information.

Dame Fiona Caldicott will lead the government’s review into confidentiality and the sharing of health and social care information, the Department of Health has announced.

Challenging times for affordable housing providers in North Devon

New reforms set to hit social housing groups

Thursday, February 09, 2012

North Devon Journal

Joel Cooper

A HUGE raft of Government reforms and a growing waiting list means challenging times for affordable housing providers in North Devon, a housing manager has warned.

  1. HARD TIMES: Nigel Barnard.

Nigel Barnard, managing director of Tarka Housing in Bideford, says a combination of funding cuts, welfare reforms and the localism bill could have a big knock-on effect for those living in social housing over the next six months.

Tarka Housing was formed in 2007 when it successfully bid to take over Torridge District Council’s housing service.

The firm controls around 1,800 homes in the Torridge district and also boasts an in-house team which carries out ground maintenance, gas servicing, repairs and decoration.

MEMORIAL hockey tournament helps Carers

Trevor memorial to help carers charity

3:40pm Monday 23rd January 2012 in


A MEMORIAL hockey tournament in honour of a popular pub landlord who died unexpectedly aged only 48 raised £200 for a local charity.

Trevor Marston, former landlord of the Brewers Arms in West Malvern, had seemed in good health before he collapsed at the pub in the early hours of New Year’s Day 2010.