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Minimum unit price for alcohol proposal shelved

Minimum unit price for alcohol proposal shelved | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it

Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. Health groups condemn government's U-turn on measure and accuse it of caving in to lobbying from drink industry. 

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NHS care watchdog CQC to overhaul hospital inspection system

NHS care watchdog CQC to overhaul hospital inspection system | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
New system of carrying out in-depth investigations lasting more than a week aims to restore public confidence in hospitals
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Britain could create first 'three-parent baby' through IVF - Telegraph

Britain could create first 'three-parent baby' through IVF - Telegraph | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Britain will become the first country in the world to create babies with the DNA of three people under government plans which could see the procedure offered on the NHS by next year.
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Call for junk food ban in hospitals

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges condemn NHS for inadvertently fuelling obesity crisis
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Bid to end social care 'lottery'

Bid to end social care 'lottery' | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Councils would have to provide home help or residential care for people with "substantial" needs in England under new rules, but campaigners say the level is set too high.
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Clinical anxiety is becoming a worry

Clinical anxiety is becoming a worry | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Huma Qureshi: Generalised anxiety disorder affects one in 20 adults, and there is increasing concern about how it is diagnosed and treated
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Peer to table assisted dying bill

Peer to table assisted dying bill | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Labour peer Lord Falconer will table a private members bill that will seek to legalise assisted suicide for the terminally ill.
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James Dyson sets sights on hospital wards - Telegraph

James Dyson sets sights on hospital wards - Telegraph | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
He revolutionised the vacuum cleaner and the hand dryer – and now Sir James Dyson hopes to improve health care in hospitals after his revamp of a neonatal ward reaped benefits for patients.
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Doctors told to improve dementia diagnosis rates

Doctors told to improve dementia diagnosis rates | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
More than half of the estimated 670,000 people living with condition in the UK have not been diagnosed
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NHS Confederation comments on NAO 2012-13 update on indicators of financial sustainability in the NHS

NHS Confederation comments on NAO 2012-13 update on indicators of financial sustainability in the NHS | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
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NHS to name and shame surgeons who refuse to release operation mortality rates

NHS to name and shame surgeons who refuse to release operation mortality rates | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Surgeons who refuse to tell the public how well they perform in operations will be named and shamed by the NHS next week as officials publish the first national league tables for medics.
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Matt Tee discusses unhealthy food in hospitals on Sky News

NHS Confederation chief operating officer Matt Tee discusses whether hospitals should sell unhealthy food on Sky News. Originally broadcast on 27 June 2013
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NHS Direct staff cuts lead to patient overload in A&E

NHS Direct staff cuts lead to patient overload in A&E | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
With fewer staff on the phones, NHS Direct and its replacement helpline have been sending more callers to hospitals, writes Daniel Boffey
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More than 6,000 hospital beds lost - Telegraph

More than 6,000 hospital beds lost  - Telegraph | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
More than 6,000 hospital beds have been closed since the Coalition came to power in the last election, at a time when accident and emergency departments are struggling to cope with a rise in the number of patients.
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Telegraph | Fifth of casualty units rely on junior doctors at weekends and evenings

Telegraph | Fifth of casualty units rely on junior doctors at weekends and evenings | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Fifth of casualty units rely on junior doctors at weekends and evenings NHS patients are being treated in Accident & Emergency units that rely entirely on junior doctors at evenings and weekends.  
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Children shun fictional 'fat Alfie'

Children shun fictional 'fat Alfie' | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Young children reject storybook characters who are overweight, research reveals.
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A&E 'must change or face collapse'

A&E 'must change or face collapse' | Test Press Summaries | Scoop.it
Urgent changes must be made to the way A&E units are run - or the system could collapse, doctors and managers say.
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