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Antimicrobial resistance poses ‘catastrophic threat’, says Chief Medical Officer

Global action is needed to tackle the catastrophic threat of antimicrobial resistance, which in 20 years could see any one of us dying following minor surgery, England’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said today. The stark warning comes … Read more → – Antimicrobial resistance poses ‘catastrophic threat’, says Chief Medical Officer

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CMO’s first annual report provides a comprehensive picture of the nation’s health

The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has published her first annual report highlighting the need to stop the rising tide of liver disease amongst a number of other key recommendations. The report, which is the first of two … Read more → – CMO’s first annual report provides a comprehensive picture of the nation’s health

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Chief Medical Officer issues health alert after reports of new respiratory illness

A new respiratory illness, similar to 2002’s globally spread Sars virus, has been identified in a man being treated in Britain. The 49-year-old was transferred to a London hospital by air ambulance from Qatar and is the second confirmed case … Read more → – Chief Medical Officer issues health alert after reports of new respiratory illness

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Join the fight against flu this season

The winter season is fast approaching, bringing cold weather, seasonal coughs and colds, and an influx of patients through the doors. Winter is considered the busiest season for the NHS; the increase in patient numbers puts pressure on workload and … Read more → – Join the fight against flu this season

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