Public health

Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

Improvements in the fight against the five major causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular disease, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. In a video, Jeremy Hunt outlines his ambition to cut … Read more → – Call to action on reducing avoidable deaths

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Anna Soubry on improving respiratory disease care and outcomes

Health Minister Anna Soubry discusses the importance of improving care and outcomes for people with respiratory disease at the Better Value, Better Outcomes national respiratory learning event. Read more

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‘Bump book’ to help pregnant mums keep healthy

Start4Life, the sister brand to Change4Life, has launched a free booklet for all pregnant mums to help them keep healthy throughout pregnancy and beyond. The aim is to get mums-to-be to share information about their health and the steps they … Read more → – ‘Bump book’ to help pregnant mums keep healthy

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Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

From today, people across England will be able to sign up for sessions to become a Dementia Friend. Just over 12,000 people have already registered their interest in becoming Dementia Friends. Now those people and many more will be able … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society launches Dementia Friends information sessions

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Change4Life alcohol campaign warns of ‘sneaky drinks’

A Change4Life campaign launches today to raise awareness of the health risks associated with drinking regularly over the guidelines. Four weeks of nationwide TV advertising, beginning today, form the main part of the campaign. Watch the TV ad

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