Archive for June, 2016
About a third of cancer cases in the UK could be prevented if people ate healthily, exercised more and cut down on alcohol according to new research. Exercise is an important way of keeping fit and cutting body fat, which is linked to the risk of developing cancer. Data from the World Cancer Research Fund […]
Posted: June 30th, 2016 under Cancer, Exercise, Health Direct, Health Websites, NHS Deaths, Obesity, Private Healthcare, Uncategorized.
Tags: Cancer, cancer drugs, cancer survival, Health Direct, NHS Deaths, obese, smokers, weight loss
Two leading public health organisations have called for the possession and personal use of all illegal drugs to be decriminalised in the UK. The Royal Society for Public Health and the Faculty of Public Health said the government’s approach to drugs policy had failed. There should be a greater focus on treatment and education, they […]
Posted: June 16th, 2016 under Conservatives, Health Direct, Health Websites, Healthcare, Preventable Crisis, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
Tags: Conservatives, Health Direct, preventable crisis, Risk of Drugs
The growing crisis in healthcare professionals’ morale is a greater risk to the NHS than the financial problems it is grappling with. Nigel Edwards, chief executive of the Nuffield Trust think tank, warned staff shortages, disputes with government and bullying were creating a “toxic mix”. He said if the problems persisted, the affinity staff felt […]
Posted: June 10th, 2016 under Care Professionals, Conservatives, Doctors, Health Direct, Health Professionals, National Health Service, NHS, Nurses, Private Healthcare, Uncategorized.
Tags: Conservatives, Doctors, Health Direct, Health Professionals, National Health Service, NHS, Nurses, private health