NHS age discrimination to be tackle with Equalities Bill – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 23rd, 2008 in age discrimination, health, news by sally

“Age discrimination is to be outlawed in a bid to prevent pensioners being denied NHS treatment and patronised by doctors because of their age.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd June 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Bosses asked to wage war on obesity crisis by mixing work with play – The Times

Posted May 9th, 2008 in health, news by sally

“Nipping out of the office for a game of tennis will no longer be considered bunking off under a government initiative to incorporate sport into the national working day.”

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The Times, 9th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

NHS boss is jailed for £11m fraud – The Times

Posted March 27th, 2008 in fraud, health, news by sally

“An NHS finance chief who was desperate to meet financial targets was jailed for 12 months yesterday for a multimillion-pound fraud.”

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The Times, 27th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Cosmetic surgeons fear laser rule change is risk to patients’ health – The Times

Posted March 26th, 2008 in consumer protection, health, special report by sally

“Government plans to drop the regulation of lasers used by beauty salons for cosmetic treatments, such as the removal of wrinkles, hair and tattoos, would pose a serious risk to patients’ health, doctors said yesterday.”

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The Times, 26th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Lord Hunt: reduce crime by tackling health problems – Ministry of Justice

Posted February 11th, 2008 in crime, health, speeches by sally

“Justice Minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath has called on criminal justice professionals and health experts to work closely together to develop safer communities by tackling offenders’ health problems early to reduce crime.”

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Ministry of Justice, 8th February 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

Posted November 13th, 2007 in health, legislation, local government, valuation by sally

Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 published

Full text of Act

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk