Tagged: Chief Medical Officer

Healthy New Year’s resolutions – BOGOF

Buy One good habit and Get another One Free this New Year People who make a healthy New Year’s resolution may find they actually get two for the price of one, according to new reports published today.  Conversely, people who … Read more → – Healthy New Year’s resolutions – BOGOF

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Chief Medical Officer statement on breast implants

Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies said: “Women with PIP implants should not be unduly worried. We have no evidence of a link to cancer or an increased risk of rupture. If women are concerned they should speak to their surgeon. “I will … Read more → – Chief Medical Officer statement on breast implants

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Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

A consultation into relaxing the restrictions placed on the work that can be undertaken by HIV positive healthcare workers was launched today by Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies, following a review by a group of leading experts. The Expert … Read more → – Consultation on HIV positive healthcare workers launched

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Government calls time on obesity

A bid to slash five billion calories off the nation’s daily diet was set out as part of the Government’s ambitious new plan to tackle obesity by the Department of Health today. The obesity Call to Action announces a new … Read more → – Government calls time on obesity

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Time to get your flu vaccine

Don’t wait until flu is circulating – protect yourself now From Monday 3 October, GPs will be seeing millions of people in at risk groups to have their flu vaccine, Chief Medical Officer Dame Professor Sally Davies today announced. Flu … Read more → – Time to get your flu vaccine

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