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National Cholesterol Month

Jules Payne, Chief Executive, HEART UK -  The Cholesterol Charity, writes about The Great Cholesterol Challenge   October is HEART UK – The Cholesterol Charity’s National … Read more → – National Cholesterol Month

The Homeless Health Project

Joanna Boughtflower, Policy Intern at The Queen’s Nursing Institute, writes about a project that brings nurses working with homeless patients together. The majority of people … Read more → – The Homeless Health Project

Lester Tool to reduce mental health inequalities

Gregor Henderson, Public Health England’s National Lead for Wellbeing and Mental Health, writes about how the Lester Tool can reduce health inequalities experienced by people … Read more → – Lester Tool to reduce mental health inequalities

Reducing the risk of having a second cancer

Lesley Smith, Consequences of Treatment Programme Manager, Macmillan Cancer Support writes about subsequent cancer diagnoses for cancer patients. Improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of … Read more → – Reducing the risk of having a second cancer

What are the kids watching?

Amy Smullen, Policy Officer at the British Heart Foundation, writes about childhood obesity and media responsibility. Children love the media in all its guises. Just … Read more → – What are the kids watching?

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BBC News - Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

Mental Health awareness, improvements to mental health care? Read more »BBC News - Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

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BBC News - Discriminating against obese 'doesn't help weight loss'

Article on discrimination of obesity in society, and the threats and fears faced. Read more »BBC News - Discriminating against obese 'doesn't help weight loss'

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BBC News - Nicotine device licensed as medicine in UK

'A nicotine inhaler which closely resembles a cigarette is the first product of its kind to be licensed as a medicine in the UK.'' Read more »BBC News - Nicotine device licensed as medicine in UK