Public Health http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:10:59 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb ‘They cannot endure their suffering’: the case for assisted dying http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18458-they-cannot-endure-their-suffering-the-case-for-assisted-dying The House of Lords spent the best part of 10 hours debating the emotional and divisive topic of assisted dying on Friday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:19:43 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18458-they-cannot-endure-their-suffering-the-case-for-assisted-dying
‘People can be coerced’: the case against assisted dying http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18457-people-can-be-coerced-the-case-against-assisted-dying The House of Lords spent the best part of 10 hours debating the emotional and divisive topic of assisted dying on Friday.

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:20:28 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18457-people-can-be-coerced-the-case-against-assisted-dying
AMR will push us into 'dark ages' - Cameron http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18388-amr-will-push-us-into-dark-ages-cameron Following Govtoday's Reducing HCAIs conference last week, Prime Minister David Cameron said: "If we fail to act, we are looking at an almost unthinkable scenario where antibiotics no longer work and we are cast back into the dark ages of medicine where treatable infections and injuries will kill once again."

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:12:42 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/18388-amr-will-push-us-into-dark-ages-cameron
Ban on smoking in cars with kids http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17836-ban-on-smoking-in-cars-with-kids MPs came out in force to protect children's health by voting massively in favour of legislation to enable a ban on smoking in cars carrying children.

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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:15:05 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17836-ban-on-smoking-in-cars-with-kids
Families need support to help tackle child obesity time-bomb http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17174-families-need-support-to-help-tackle-child-obesity-time-bomb Local authorities and the NHS should do more to support families to help them tackle the time-bomb of obesity in children and young people, says NICE.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:40:40 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17174-families-need-support-to-help-tackle-child-obesity-time-bomb
Kidney cancer on the rise http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17074-kidney-cancer-on-the-rise New Be Clear on Cancer campaign launched to increase early diagnoses and save lives.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:24:00 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17074-kidney-cancer-on-the-rise
37,000 lives could be saved each year just by walking http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17022-37-000-lives-could-be-saved-each-year-just-by-walking Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support launch Walking Works –calling for action to combat physical inactivity

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Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:11:37 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/17022-37-000-lives-could-be-saved-each-year-just-by-walking
Lung cancer rates rising amongst women, yet falling in men http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16972-lung-cancer-rates-rising-amongst-women-yet-falling-in-men Smokers urged to join the Stoptober challenge.

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Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:38:51 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16972-lung-cancer-rates-rising-amongst-women-yet-falling-in-men
Survey finds 27% of 5 year olds have tooth decay http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16882-survey-finds-27-of-5-year-olds-have-tooth-decay 'National Dental Epidemiology Programme for England, oral health survey of 5 year old children 2012' study on the prevalence and severity of dental decay

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:00:04 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16882-survey-finds-27-of-5-year-olds-have-tooth-decay
E.coli O157 outbreak linked to watercress - product withdrawn http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16829-e-coli-o157-outbreak-linked-to-watercress-product-withdrawn Public Health England is working with colleagues in the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to investigate a national outbreak of a particular strain of E.coli.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:33:21 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/health/44-public-health/16829-e-coli-o157-outbreak-linked-to-watercress-product-withdrawn