Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
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Thursday 16 August 2012
Government revives plans to limit individual cost of care to £35,000, despite Treasury concerns
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Women signing up for cosmetic surgery could be compelled to wait for several weeks before having the procedure as part of a mandatory "cooling off period" being considered by the Government.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Weetabix has been ordered to amend its key “slow release energy” claim after it was ruled misleading by the advertising watchdog.
Saturday 28 July 2012
Family doctors are being urged to clear waiting lists for child immunisation clinics following an upsurge in cases of whooping cough.
Wednesday 25 July 2012
All children are to be given the flu vaccination after experts said it could save up to 2,000 lives a year.
Monday 23 July 2012
The Government is diverting money to “sexy” diseases like breast cancer when it could save billions in the long term by tackling the root causes of mental illness, the comedian Ruby Wax has claimed.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Staff employed by the British Medical Association will stage another strike tomorrow in a dispute over pay.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Andrew Lansley has formally dismissed the directors of an NHS Trust losing £1 million a week and imposed a new administrator in an attempt to turn the hospital’s fortunes around.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
Andrew Lansley was excluded from key meetings at which the Government's highly controversial plans to reform the NHS were first drawn up, a new book serialised in The Independent reveals today.
Monday 09 July 2012
Hospitals may be withholding food and drink from elderly patients so they die quicker to cut costs and save on bad spaces, leading doctors have warned.
Friday 06 July 2012
Amount of money spent by the NHS falls for only the second time in more than two decades
Thursday 05 July 2012
Health chiefs in Cambodia are searching for the cause of a mystery disease that has killed more than 60 children over the past three months.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
The UK is “plainly losing” the war on drugs - and may even be going backwards, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said today.
Thursday 28 June 2012
Auditors' report reveals how ministers were told that deal for new facility was unsustainable
Wednesday 27 June 2012
More than 30 NHS trusts could be forced to merge, devolve services into the community and make job cuts as part of a radical restructuring of hospital care across England.
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