The Cabinet Office and Department of Health and Social Care have published their Prevention Green Paper, Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s. It sets out plans to tackle the causes of preventable ill health in England.

Prevention Green Paper published – Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s

The Cabinet Office and Department of Health and Social Care have published their Prevention Green Paper, Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s. It...
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new research into the relationship between sleep medication and dementia

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The National Institute of Health Research has announced a £135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced a £135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs), which will join...
NHS staff retention scheme rolled out

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The Bowel Interest Group are working to tackle the human and financial cost of constipation, a condition that can have a devastating physical and...
The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) announces findings from an APPG report on sepsis, highlighting that healthcare professionals and the public need better awareness of sepsis.

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The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) announces findings from an APPG report on sepsis, highlighting that healthcare professionals and the public need better awareness of...
Cancer Research UK highlights link between obesity and cancer

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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