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Health & NHS

Mental health campaign from Samaritans

Suicide prevention charity Samaritans has launched an awareness campaign today (19 March) to encourage more men to seek help.

PAGB: Children should be taught about self care in school

The PAGB said all children should be educated on self-treatable conditions and the different roles of healthcare professionals.

National No Smoking Day 2019

No Smoking Day aims to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking, celebrate successes and encourage those still smoking to try quitting and give up for good.

The man who discovered ibuprofen...

Dr Stewart Adams OBE, the man who discovered ibuprofen, died on January 30, aged 95

RPS warns on dangers of DNP

RPS president Ash Soni spoke to the BBC about the dangers of DNP, sold illegally online as a weight loss treatment.

E-cigarette use plateauing

Regular vaping among young people remains low in Britain and has plateaued among adults, says a new report.

PHE launches cervical screening campaign

PHE has launched a campaign – Cervical Screening Saves Lives – to encourage women to accept their cervical screening invitation.

The breathing cost

Increased prescription charges are causing over half of asthma patients in England, who are not exempt, to cut back on their medications, Asthma UK has warned.

Asthma patients cutting meds back due to cost

Prescription charges are causing over half of asthma patients in England to cut back on their medications, Asthma UK has warned.

GP workload crisis: Increasing numbers looking to quit

A survey of 929 GPs has found that over 40 per cent intend to quit the profession within five years.

Sigma conference in Oman

ICP editor Neil Trainis was in Muscat for the Sigma Pharmaceutical conference.

DHSC: 7,500 medicines have touchpoint with EU

7,000 POM and P medicines and 500 GSLs come from or via Europe, health minister Stephen Hammond said.

CPS in joint project with Coeliac UK

Community Pharmacy Scotland and Coeliac UK are working together on a joint project to identify undiagnosed patients.

NHSX to manage digital transformation

The organisation has been set up to deliver on the health secretary’s tech vision and the NHS Long Term Plan.

Move to integrate primary and social care

Changes to existing secondary legislation will make it easier to set up the first integrated care providers (ICPs).

Ambitions set out to improve A-B-C detection

The A-B-C conditions can be detected through routine checks across community and healthcare settings.

Bright future for vitamin D

Vitamin D has become the UK’s most popular single vitamin supplement, overtaking vitamin C, according to figures from Mintel.

Primary care “must play its part” in NHS savings and the cost hike is part of this programme, the Government says.

Practical portion guide

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has launched a practical guide to portion sizes to help people understand which foods to eat, how often and in what quantities.

Prescription charge to increase

The prescription charge for individual items will increase from 1 April 2019, the Department of Health and Social Care has announced.

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