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The Department for Work and Pensions is the ministerial department of the UK government concerned with employment policy and the provision of social security and pensions.
The Ministry of Health Act 1919 established the Ministry of Health despite resistance from members of the Local Government Board at the time, who feared the break-up of the Poor Law administration if
The Department of Health and Social Security was the ministerial department of the UK government concerned with health and the provision of state social security benefits including pensions and income
The government first set out its plans for Health Education England (HEE) in Liberating the NHS: developing the healthcare workforce: from design to delivery in January 2012. HEE is responsible for t
General Medical Council and General Council of Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom
The General Medical Council, formerly the General Council of Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom, is the independent statutory body established by Parliament in 1858 to regulate t
The Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine (CPSM) was established in 1960 to supervise boards that represented health professions, including chiropodists/podiatrists, clinical scientists, d