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Tips to tackle the back to school blues

  Text the school nurse for help and advice Children who are starting secondary school for the first time this September are being encouraged to get to know their school nurse so they know where to go for help and … Read more → – Tips to tackle the back to school blues

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Launch of consultation to encourage more joined up working in the health service

Proposals for the duties of health and wellbeing boards were published today by the Department of Health. Health and wellbeing boards will be made up of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), local authorities, patient representatives, public health, and children’s and adult … Read more → – Launch of consultation to encourage more joined up working in the health service

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£8 million invested to tackle HIV and improve sexual health

Almost £8 million is being invested in driving down HIV infections and providing information to improve people’s sexual health, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. The money will go to the Terrence Higgins Trust and FPA (Family Planning Association) … Read more → – £8 million invested to tackle HIV and improve sexual health

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Stars back new drive to increase organ and stem cell donations

Singer and TV Personality Alesha Dixon and Homeland star David Harewood have thrown their weight behind a new drive to increase life-saving organ and stem cell donations, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. Leading charities and organisations in the … Read more → – Stars back new drive to increase organ and stem cell donations

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Insurers continue to safeguard cover for those taking predictive genetic tests

Thousands of people who have genetic tests for conditions such as Alzheimers and cancer will continue to benefit when taking out insurance thanks to an extended agreement announced today by Public Health Minister Anne Milton. The agreement with the Association … Read more → – Insurers continue to safeguard cover for those taking predictive genetic tests

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New parents get more support from health visitors in the home and community

Families around the country will receive a more personalised service from their local health visiting teams thanks to expansion of the programme which aims to give new parents personalised support in their homes and communities. Twenty-three areas will make their … Read more → – New parents get more support from health visitors in the home and community

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Macmillan and the Ramblers join forces to get people walking

More people will be encouraged to get on their feet and get walking thanks to a new partnership between leading charities, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. Macmillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers have taken over the reins of … Read more → – Macmillan and the Ramblers join forces to get people walking

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Top tips for when you’re expecting!

Campaign joins forces with new Hollywood film to support healthier starts for mother and baby Hollywood blockbuster ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ is teaming up with the little sister of Change4Life – Start4Life – to help mothers-to-be to have … Read more → – Top tips for when you’re expecting!

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Putting smoke out of sight and out of mind

-End of tobacco displays in shops from today- New legislation comes into effect today (Friday 6 April) to protect children from being the target of tobacco promotion and to help people quit smoking. From today, all large shops and supermarkets … Read more → – Putting smoke out of sight and out of mind

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New figures on the take up of the “NHS offer” by PIP patients

Nearly 3,000 women who have PiP breast implants have been forced to get help from the NHS because their private clinics have failed to help, according to new figures published today by the Department of Health. The figures show that: … Read more → – New figures on the take up of the “NHS offer” by PIP patients

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