Prime Minister Boris Johnson lays out multiple measures intended to improve MMR vaccine uptake rates in the UK
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
A new report by the Health Foundation argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.
The next decade is set to be an era of proactive, predictive and personalised prevention. Or so the Government’s green paper on prevention: Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s, suggests. But does it go far enough to address the challenges of today?
New figures show the Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP) has so far been a success as the 17,000 people who attended most of the healthy living sessions lost an average of 3.4kg, over one kilogram more than originally predicted.
Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, writes on last week’s postponement of the Brexit vote. This means more uncertainty on issues such as health system supply chains, reciprocal healthcare, regulatory alignment, research programmes and public health systems.
In the spirit of long-term plans, the government this week announced it’s Clean Air Strategy set to ‘cut the costs of air pollution in society by 1.7 billion every year by 2020’ and then ‘5.3 billion every year by 2030.'
UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP is today calling on world leaders to follow the UK’s lead in the global fight against superbugs as he launches the UK 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance (AMR).