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Latest news for obesity and mental health in children

Child Obesity MP’s within the Commons’ Health Committee have stated that there is “compelling evidence” a tax would reduce consumption of sugary drinks as part of a “bold and urgent” set of measures to tackle child obesity in England. The report pointed to evidence from Mexico which introduced a tax[…]

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The Duty of Candour. A law to tell the truth….

CARE PROVIDERS HAVE TO TELL THE TRUTH Did you know that, in the UK (but not Wales) there is now a statutory duty for care provider to tell you the truth when things go wrong? It’s called the ‘Duty of Candour’. If something goes wrong and you were not notified,[…]

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Doctors to go on Strike

Caroline Moore explores the potential impact of forced contract changes and possible Industrial Action on patient safety and NHS services… The General Medical Council requires medical practitioners to address matters  if , “patient safety, dignity or comfort is or may be seriously compromised” and to, “protect and promote the health[…]

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Medical Innovation Bill Second Reading 27 June 2014

The second reading of the Medical Innovation Bill (‘The Saatchi Bill’) is due to take place in the House of Lords on 27 June 2014.  The Bill aims to promote medical innovation by changing the current clinical negligence law in relation to decisions by doctors to provide treatment. It is[…]

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