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Cancer Research UK campaign highlights link between obesity and cancer

Cancer Research UK has launched a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of the link between obesity and cancer and encourage policy change. To accompany the...
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Sara Bainbridge gives an understanding of clinical commissioning and explores its changing face through new policies, systems and legislation. For anyone involved with the NHS...
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The Cabinet Secretary has announced Chris Whitty as the new Chief Medical Officer for England and the UK Government’s Chief Medical Adviser. The appointment has...
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A new report by Public Health England (PHE) shows a rise in STI diagnoses in 2018. They increased by 5% in comparison to 2017 (from...
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