Health service cuts could be ‘catastrophic’ says NI GP – BBC News


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Health service cuts could be 'catastrophic' says NI GP
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Potential cuts to the health service outlined in a paper seen by the BBC could be "catastrophic" to patient care, a Northern Ireland GP has said. Dr Tom Black said he had "never seen anything as threatening" to health care and patients' lives could be ...

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China faces looming health crisis, warn experts – Telegraph.co.uk


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China faces looming health crisis, warn experts
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in the overall health of its large population,” the authors noted. “But it must now wake up to its impending chronic health problems and take firm action.” “China has shown its ability to set priorities, make ambitious goals, and meet or exceed them ...
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Australia shows that plain tobacco packaging significantly cuts smoking – The Independent


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Australia shows that plain tobacco packaging significantly cuts smoking
The Independent
“The evidence to support standardised packaging on health grounds is already well established and now we have evidence that the measure does not boost illegal trade or have a negative impact on retailers either,” she said. “If politicians had any ...

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Government promises major hospital food shake-up – The Independent


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Government promises major hospital food shake-up
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The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that the Government wanted “to know that all patients have nourishing and appetising food to help them get well faster and stay healthy”. Hospitals will be expected to provide fish twice a week and ensure patients ...
James Martin backs MailOnline campaign by blasting Health Secretary over ...Daily Mail

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Apple tightens privacy rules for health apps – Financial Times


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Apple tightens privacy rules for health apps
Financial Times
Apple is tightening up its privacy rules to ensure a new generation of health and fitness apps are not thwarted by growing concerns over how developers use personal data. The rules will stop personal data collected through Apple's new HealthKit ...
Apple tell developers they may not sell personal health data to advertisersThe Guardian
Apple prohibits HealthKit app developers from selling health dataVentureBeat
Apple Updates Privacy Policy for Health Apps, Report SaysMashable
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Government told to invest in ambulance services as complaints soar – The Independent


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Government told to invest in ambulance services as complaints soar
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A Department of Health spokesperson said: “There are over 16 per cent more paramedics than there were in 2010. However, we know more needs to be done and that's why all ambulance services are actively recruiting and we are making sure we have ...

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Edwin Poots paper outlines potential cuts to health service – BBC News


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Edwin Poots paper outlines potential cuts to health service
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Health Minister Edwin Poots has outlined how the health service will be impacted by potential cuts in a paper seen by the BBC. The paper shows that cuts could restrain pay for health sector staff, lower the number of agency staff and reduce spending on ...
Poots in ultimatum over health cutsU.TV
GP warns of winter flu crisis as health workers reel from cuts planBelfast Telegraph
Give my old foe Poots the money he needs to prevent health crisis, says ...Belfast Newsletter
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Lack of toilets puts India’s health and rural women’s safety at risk – The Guardian


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Lack of toilets puts India's health and rural women's safety at risk
The Guardian
In the evening gloom of their dirt courtyard, Raj Beti and her six daughters are growing desperate. They last answered nature's call 13 hours ago, but it's not yet dark enough to venture into the fields. For generations, most of the 750 families in ...

Live: Public have their say over Healthier Together health reforms – Manchester Evening News


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Live: Public have their say over Healthier Together health reforms
Manchester Evening News
They will be able to ask questions about Healthier Together - the biggest health shake-up since the NHS was launched in the 1940s. Greater Manchester could get up to five specialist hospitals under the plans, which have gone out to consultation.

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Michael McGimpsey says patients could die over health budget row – BBC News


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Michael McGimpsey says patients could die over health budget row
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Former UUP Health Minister Michael McGimpsey has said lives could be lost if the executive parties do not stop playing politics with the health service. The South Belfast MLA called on the executive to support minister Edwin Poots and find the funds he ...

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