Prescription charges to see 20p rise in England »

By Gerald Heneghan Prescription charges in England are set to rise by 20p for each quantity of a drug or appliance as of April 1st 2013.

Hospital food schemes ‘have wasted more than £54 million’ »

By Lauren Grice Hospital food improvement schemes have wasted more than £54 million, a new report from food and farming lobby group Sustain has claimed.

Fizzy drinks tax and junk food ad ban proposed by doctors
18 Feb
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

Fizzy drinks tax and junk food ad ban proposed by doctors »

By Gerald Heneghan A tax on fizzy drinks and a ban on junk food advertising are just two of the measures being proposed by doctors in response to the UK’s worsening obesity epidemic.

War veterans to see £11 million care funding boost
16 Feb
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

War veterans to see £11 million care funding boost »

By Gerald Heneghan War veterans are set to benefit from an £11 million boost in funding for the NHS.

Stafford Hospital worker suspended over dummy taped to baby’s face »

By Gerald Heneghan A worker at Stafford Hospital has been suspended after a dummy was found taped to a four-month-old baby’s face.

Breast Cancer: preventative measures could be taken for women at ‘high risk’ »

By Laura Moulden Women with a significant familial history of breast cancer could be offered preventative treatment on the NHS.

Get better sex on the NHS
14 May
2011
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Get better sex on the NHS »

A REVOLUTIONARY device which promises to improve women’s sex lives after pregnancy has become available on the NHS for the first time. The PelvicToner, which resembles a clothes peg, is designed to ease stress incontinence – a condition that can affect women after childbirth and when they enter the menopause. But its makers also claim [...]

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