Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May 2013

For one week each May, the Mental Health Foundation campaigns around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week.  The theme for this year’s campaign, which runs from 13-19 May, will be physical activity and exercise, highlighting the impact they … Read more → – Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19 May 2013

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Medical Directors’ Bulletin issue 131 March 2013

This is the last edition of MD Bulletin to be published by the Department of Health. As a recipient of the bulletin, your email address will be transferred to the NHS Commissioning Board, unless you request otherwise. For more information … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin issue 131 March 2013

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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 as the introduction to the Better Value, Better Outcomes national respiratory learning event. View video and find out more  

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The medical profession’s prescription to the nation’s obesity crisis

Obesity levels in the western world are reaching unprecedented proportions. There is now growing acknowledgement from policy makers and healthcare professionals that we are grappling with one of the biggest threats to public health in the 21st century. The Academy report and 10 … Read more → – The medical profession’s prescription to the nation’s obesity crisis

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Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

Hospitals in England reported 11,740 inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity in 2011/12, new analysis from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows that female admissions almost triple the number of male admissions. Find out more … Read more → – Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

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