Tuesday, 14 January 2014
NHS fails to spend £110,000 earmarked to help Northamptonshire smokers quit The NHS has failed to spend more than £110,000 of the money earmarked to help smokers quit, despite the fact the habit costs Northamptonshire £38 million a year. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
State of the nation's waistline - obesity in the UK: analysis and expectations his report aims to audit the situation in the UK, to identify what initiatives and policy exists, and to assess their effectiveness in tackling obesity and weight management issues. It highlights a lack of support and guidance for those who are obese or morbidly obese as well as a deficiency in GP knowledge of support services. National Obesity Forum
NHS reforms: the challenges for leaders and how to deal with them Our survey shows just 30% of managers think the restructure will help them deliver savings – here are some tips for success.
Plain cigarette packaging is 'the right policy' for the UK, says public health authority
Plain packaging for cigarettes is “the right policy for the country” and will be of particular benefit in protecting children from the dangers of smoking, England’s public health authority has said. The Independent