Patients at high risk of cancer could be told to take aspirin: Taking tablet regularly 'can cut risk of developing disease by a third' | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 12 December 2012 Professor Sir Mike Richards said that the odds of survival for lung cancer have'barely been improving' over the last five years Patients at high risk of developing cancer could be prescribed regular doses of aspirin under plans to tackle the rising number of cases.
NHS hospitals sending your confidential notes to India to be typed upA series of hospitals have admitted using cheap secretarial agencies in India | UPDATED: 00:25 GMT, 11 September 2012 Hospitals are sending hundreds of thousands of confidential letters about patients to India to be typed up by poorly-paid workers.
NHS sends confidential patient letters to be typed by cheap secretarial agencies in India A series of London-area hospitals has admitted using cheap secretarial agencies in India | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 10 September 2012 The NHS is sending confidential letters about patients to India to be typed, it emerged today.
Flu vaccination for every child from 2014 to save 2,000 lives a year Mass vaccination in form of nasal spray 'in the best interests of children'While youngsters not likely to develop complications of flu they can pass it on to elderly family membersGovernment estimate scheme will lead to 11,000 fewer hospital admissions and 2,000 fewer deaths By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:58 GMT, 25 July 2012 | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 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.
South London Healthcare becomes first NHS Trust EVER to go into administration as debts spiral out of control Health Secretary says the ground-breaking decision is in the interest of patientsTrust is struggling to pay off Labour-agreed PFI deals costing 61m a year in interest | UPDATED: 13:01 GMT, 12 July 2012 An NHS hospital trust losing 1m a week has been put into administration to try and stop it collapsing, the Department of Health said today.
Mothers 'to have a named midwife to birth and beyond' in NHS reform of care for pregnant women | UPDATED: 07:14 GMT, 16 May 2012 Boost: Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will unveil the new measures today New mothers will today be promised one-to-one care from a midwife and more support on the NHS if they suffer from post-natal depression.
Health Secretary heckled after claiming NHS staffing levels have increased as nursing study reveals 61,000 frontline jobs to go Jobs ‘at risk’ because of spending cuts, according to Royal College of Nursing study Community nurses among those facing the chop A total of 26,000 jobs already gone in last two yearsLansley receives frosty reception at nursing conference | UPDATED: 14:16 GMT, 14 May 2012 Nurses heckled and laughed at Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today after he claimed clinical staffing levels in the NHS had increased.
PIP implant whitewash: Department of Health insists it took 'appropriate' action despite mass panic | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 14 May 2012 A government review into the PIP breast implant scandal has warned the UK medicine's regulator that it must take decisive action to prevent any similar incidents in the future.
Out of sight, out of mind: Cigarettes disappear from supermarket displays from today to discourage teen smokers | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 6 April 2012 A ban on tobacco promotion comes into force today in a bid to cut down on the numbers of smokers and deter young people from taking up the habit.
Health and Social Care bill becomes law as report reveals ministers warned 18months ago that reforms could damage NHS The NHS reform proposals were first tabled in Parliament in January 2011 | UPDATED: 15:33 GMT, 27 March 2012 The Government’s controversial Health and Social Care Bill became law today, after a tortuous 14-month passage through Parliament.