5th Feb 2016
The DH is to cut 650 jobs to reduce running costs.BBC News
Health Service Journal
Five cases of Zika confirmed in the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga.Reuters News
NHS whistleblower sacked after exposing concerns is awarded £1.22 million.The Telegraph
Scientists have discovered statins could reverse the most common for of blindness.The Telegraph
4th Feb 2016
A young boy from Frome has won £120k in damages after swine flu jab causes narcolepsy.
Heart attack or angina symptoms can be hard to identify.Web MD
Figures show a 10% fall in cancer deaths, but types of disease fuelled by lifestyle factors have increased sharply.The Telegraph
NHS mental health trust working with US researchers to develop a 'suicide prevention' app.BBC News
3rd Feb 2016
According to a survey of more than 300,000 adults across the UK 65 to 79 is the happiest group for adults.
The regulator considering putting 25 trusts into turnaround with management consultancies.Health Service Journal