Official websites of UK governmental, statutory or regulatory bodies responsible for health, safety and welfare matters.
Backbench group of MPs and Peers in the UK Parliament. Reports and publications, news, HIV in Parliament, Parliamentary Meetings, Background, Membership, contact details and links.
Advisory body on matters concerning the potential carcinogenicity of chemicals. Includes role, with details od independent advice and alcohol risks, terms of reference , members, meetings, publications, secretariat contacts, and government links.
Advisory group on the health risks of natural and man-made radiation; ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwaves, radio frequencies and other electromagnetic fields, as well as ionising radioactivity. Describes roles, terms of reference, publications, minutes, members code of practice and secretariat contacts in Chilton, Oxfordshire.
Advisory body on matters concerning the induction of mutations by food ingredients, additives or chemicals from the environment. Includes roles, announcements, publications, contacts for secretariat in Chilton, Oxfordshire.
Official website of UK Department of Health, the government department responsible for public health issues. Provides material which is primarily for use by health and social care professionals, academics and other interested parties.
Provides information on UK food safety - news, regulations, and research.
UK government agency responsible for implementation and compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, and subsequent legislation focusing on the workplace, including risk assessment, control of substances hazardous to health, and reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences. Profile with resources, leaflets for download, some publications for sale, links to videos and social media. [multilingual]
The HSL is an Agency of the Health and Safety Executive which supports HSE in evidence and control of risks to people at work. Overview of service sectors, training and administration.
Provides information on fertility matters. It includes a plain English guide for patients.
HTA controls the use of organs and cadaver material from people in the UK, by licensing and inspecting research, education and medical organisations. Includes details of governance, applications, transplant donation, legislation and communication.
Governmental agency with responsibility for registration of drugs, therapeutics, and medical devices, establishing standards, monitoring safety, quality and performance. Includes announcements, news blog, with archives of reports, RSS link, key staff, and contacts in London.
NARU aims to support NHS England, the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives and Ambulance Commissioners, in planning emergency response for the safety of staff and patients. Includes overview of activities, resources, recruitment, news and contacts.
Special Health Authority with the task of systematically appraising health interventions and producing national guidance on effectiveness. Full details of evidence and appraisal process are supplied.
Body comprising of centres monitoring infectious diseases, radiation and chemical poisoning, and preparing to respond to emergencies, in partnership with industry. Includes contacts for regional offices and laboratories.
Provides information on becoming a donor, where to make a donation, and facts about blood and statistics about UK donations and donors.
World Health Organisation information in the UK, with statistical data, publications, events, news, RSS and social media links, and contacts for the Department of Health, London.
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