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Change4Life alcohol campaign urges us to check our drinking

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Change4Life’s latest alcohol campaign aims to raise awareness of the health risks associated with drinking too much and urges people to check their drinking and take steps to cut down. … Read more → – Change4Life alcohol campaign urges us to check our drinking

New funding reforms announced for care and support

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The Government has announced new measures for funding care to ensure that the elderly and those with disabilities get the care they need without facing unlimited costs. The new measures … Read more → – New funding reforms announced for care and support

Prime Minister responds to Mid Staffs Public Inquiry report

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The Prime Minister has responded in Parliament to the final report on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry Speaking in Parliament following the publication of the report, the … Read more → – Prime Minister responds to Mid Staffs Public Inquiry report

Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt led a panel discussion earlier this week on achieving his ambition for a paperless NHS by 2018. He pledged that one region in England would have … Read more → – Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion

Sugar and calories reduced in soft drinks

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Leading soft drinks brands Lucozade, Ribena and J20 are among the latest brands to sign up to the Responsibility Deal’s calorie reduction pledge as part of the government’s drive to curb … Read more → – Sugar and calories reduced in soft drinks

Jeremy Hunt challenges NHS to go paperless by 2018

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The NHS should go paperless by 2018 to save billions, improve services and help meet the challenges of an ageing population, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will say today. In a … Read more → – Jeremy Hunt challenges NHS to go paperless by 2018

‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.’ campaign to help reduce flu infections

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A campaign is launching today to encourage the public to adopt good respiratory and hand hygiene practices – to ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.’ – to help stem flu … Read more → – ‘Catch it. Bin it. Kill it.’ campaign to help reduce flu infections