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Monday 24th October 2016

Government Articles


Childhood obesity plan meets criticism

19th August 2016

Health experts and campaigners have heavily criticised the long-awaited government's childhood obesity plan.

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Health budget less than promised

19th July 2016

MPs say ministers in England have given the wrong impression about how much extra is being spent on health.

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Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch needs legislation

3rd June 2016

The new Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch will only succeed if the government legislates to guarantee its independence.

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Mental health deaths are under-reported

11th April 2016

Charity says mental health deaths are under-reported and are demanding the government investigates.

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48-hour strike begins

9th March 2016

Junior doctors begin their third strike in their contract row with the government.

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Pressure on to introduce a sugar tax

22nd February 2016

Campaigners say sugar tax could prevent nearly 4 million people becoming obese.

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Plans to introduce sugar tax could be axed

15th February 2016

Government set to reject proposals for sugar tax.

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New drive for a paperless NHS

8th February 2016

The government has launched latest attempt to create a paperless NHS service in England.

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Films showing smoking should be rated

2nd February 2016

Governments urged by WHO to rate movies that portray tobacco use.

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Government too slow to act on diabetes

22nd January 2016

NHS England and the DH have been criticised by MPs for being 'too slow' to act on treating and preventing diabetes.

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