Tagged: Chief Medical Officer

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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Let’s Get Moving campaign

Let’s Get Moving (LGM) is an evidence-based behaviour change intervention to promote physical activity, first launched in 2009. The LGM commissioning guidance has been reviewed to reflect the proposed changes to the health and social care system and the new … Read more → – Let’s Get Moving campaign

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New Chief Medical Officer for England

Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England

Professor Dame Sally Davies was named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England on 3 March, becoming the first woman to hold the post. The CMO is the Government’s most senior medical advisor and is responsible to the Secretary of State … Read more → – New Chief Medical Officer for England

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