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NHS to start charging extra for high-sugar drinks and snacks in hospitals

NHS to start charging extra for high-sugar drinks and snacks in hospitals

UK’s health service, the NHS has said that it will start charging extra for high-sugar drinks and snacks sold in hospitals across the country.

Flavoured e-cigarettes ads might attract teens

Flavoured e-cigarettes ads might attract teens

According to a new research, the advertisements for flavoured e-cigarettes might attract a higher number of teens to take up what is known as 'vaping'.

Consultant urges men to get Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening

Consultant urges men to get Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening

A consultant working with the NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) programme has urged men in the country to get their Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screening done.

NHS dental health system is inadequate, dental professionals

NHS dental health system is inadequate, dental professionals

Dental professionals have written a letter expressing that the national dental service in the UK is inadequate in providing proper care to the people.

Elderly patients not likely to complain about poor healthcare

Elderly patients not likely to complain about poor healthcare

According to a new study by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, the elderly people in the country are much less likely to complain about poor quality of healthcare.

Thatcher was initially against AIDS control campaign

Thatcher was initially against AIDS control campaign

Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, resisted requests for an AIDS control campaign in the country.

Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming untreatable disease due to continuing emergence of antimicrobial resistance, Dame Davies writes

Gonorrhoea is at risk of becoming untreatable disease due to continuing emergenc

THE UK’S chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies has warned that one of the world’s oldest sexually transmittable diseases Gonorrhoea could ultimately become untreatable.

Woodlands Care Home has made improvements, inspectors

Woodlands Care Home has made improvements, inspectors

Government Inspectors have said that Woodlands Care Home inMirfield, which was earlier criticised for inadequate care, has recorded improvements in care but it still has a way to go to improve care.

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