29 Jul
Prime Minister reveals plans to boost health and reduce obesity risks

The Prime Minister has revealed plans to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis, including banning junk food advertising before 9pm and putting an end to buy-one-get-one-free deals on unhealthy foods, such as confectionary. There were already plans in place to reduce rates of obesity among children and adults in the UK,…

12 Nov
NHS England approves two cannabis-based drugs

NHS England has approved two cannabis-based drugs, which will be used to treat patients with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis in England.  The move follows the release of new guidelines issued by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence). The advisory body explored the impact of cannabis-based medicines for a…

04 Sep
Cancer charity calls for HPV vaccine to be made available for older boys

A leading cancer charity has called for the HPV vaccine to be made available for older boys and young men.  The Teenage Cancer Trust believes that the injection should be available for older teenagers and young men, as well as 11-13 year-olds. The HPV vaccine will now be provided for…