Tagged: Anne Milton

Super deals for healthier meals

A nation-wide campaign to help us all plan affordable healthier meals was launched today by the Public Health Minister Anne Milton and TV chef Ainsley Harriott. Change4Life’s New Year’s new Supermeals campaign will offer money off healthy ingredients, such as … Read more → – Super deals for healthier meals

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Cancer Research UK lifestyle study

A study published by Cancer Research UK has found that 40 per cent of cancers could be prevented by making lifestyle changes such as giving up smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating healthily and doing more physical activity. In response, … Read more → – Cancer Research UK lifestyle study

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All children really want this Christmas is their parents to quit smoking

New research lifts lid on kids’ anti smoking attitudes Children are so concerned about the impact of smoking on their parent’s health that they’d go to considerable lengths to get them to give up, including: going without Christmas presents; giving … Read more → – All children really want this Christmas is their parents to quit smoking

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Bliss warning on neonatal care

The charity Bliss has warned that more that half of specialist neonatal care units are not meeting minimum standards and has called for 1,150 more nurses. In response, Health Minister Anne Milton said: “We want to make sure that sick … Read more → – Bliss warning on neonatal care

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Change4Life and Sportacus tackle our lazy towns

Change4Life is teaming up with super hero Sportacus to inspire children around the country to ditch their junk food and tuck into more ‘Sports Candy’, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. The popular children’s show LazyTown has partnered with … Read more → – Change4Life and Sportacus tackle our lazy towns

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Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

Hospital nurses and midwives are among the health workers least likely to have the seasonal flu jab, according to new Department of Health data published today. The latest seasonal flu vaccine uptake reports show, for the first time, those healthcare … Read more → – Nurses and midwives urged to get the seasonal flu vaccine

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Data consultation to cut NHS red tape

Plans to reduce red tape by cutting unnecessary data collections across the NHS will save millions by releasing administrative and clerical resources to better support front line patient care  A 12 week consultation starting today proposes that up to 25% … Read more → – Data consultation to cut NHS red tape

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Alcohol statistics released

The North West Public Health Observatory has published statistics on hospital admissions related to alcohol, which show that the number of admissions has increased by 25 per cent over the last five years. In response, Public Health Minister Anne Milton … Read more → – Alcohol statistics released

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Lancet publishes series of obesity articles

The Lancet has published a series of articles on obesity which suggest that 40 per cent of adults could be obese by 2030 if current trends continue. In response, Health Minister Anne Milton said: “We will be saying more about … Read more → – Lancet publishes series of obesity articles

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Deaths from HCAIs drop by more than a third

Deaths related to healthcare acquired infections (HCAIs) have dropped by more than a third in a year. The number of deaths related to MRSA was 40 per cent lower during 2010 than during 2009, and there were 31 per cent fewer … Read more → – Deaths from HCAIs drop by more than a third

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