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Advice on preparation of formula milks restated

The Chief Medical Officer and the Director for Public Health Nursing are today restating longstanding advice about the best practice when preparing formula milks, as set out by the Department … Read more → – Advice on preparation of formula milks restated

Update on use of antivirals for flu prevention and treatment published

The Chief Medical Officer and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer have written to the NHS to advise that antiviral medicines may now be used for the prevention or treatment of flu in … Read more → – Update on use of antivirals for flu prevention and treatment published

Protecting health and reducing harm from severe cold this winter

The Department of Health has today published the Cold Weather Plan for England 2012 (CWP). It is part of a wider suite of measures that the Department of Health, NHS, … Read more → – Protecting health and reducing harm from severe cold this winter

Information about whooping cough vaccination programme for pregnant women

Professor Sally. Davies, Chief Medical Officer, provides information for health care professionals, NHS trusts and professional bodies regarding the new temporary emergency pertussis programme. She explains the rationale and gives … Read more → – Information about whooping cough vaccination programme for pregnant women

Safeguarding girls at risk of female genital mutilation

Following recent media coverage, the Chief Medical Officer and the Director of Nursing have asked all health care professionals to familiarise themselves with the actions they need to take where … Read more → – Safeguarding girls at risk of female genital mutilation

Guidance letter on the Heatwave plan 2012

The Chief Medical Officer, NHS Chief Executive, Director of Nursing and the Director General for Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships have today written to NHS and LA chief … Read more → – Guidance letter on the Heatwave plan 2012

Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published

The Chief Medical Officer, Director of Nursing and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer have today written to GPs and other health professionals emphasising the need to increase flu vaccination rates particularly among: … Read more → – Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published