Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes Anti-drug and stop-smoking programmes are being cut despite May’s promise of £20bn extra on health
Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health initiatives that will lead to more people having a heart attack or getting cancer, experts are warning.
New research reveals that, by next year, spending per head in England on programmes to tackle smoking, poor diet and alcohol abuse will have fallen by 23.5% over five years. Continue reading... The Guardian