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Doctors call for ban on hospital junk food

Doctors call for ban on hospital junk food

Doctors have called for a ban on junk food in NHS hospitals, it has been reported. At the British Medical Association’s annual conference in Edinburgh, doctors voted for a motion to sell healthier snacks after it was argued that it was wrong for hospitals to sell junk food while they are supposed to be promoting healthy eating. Delegates at the[Read More…]

Brave new scotland? State appointed spies to monitor new families

Brave new scotland? State appointed spies to monitor new families

The Scottish government has introduced a state appointed guardian for every child, who will have the final say over how a child is brought up. Under the Children and Young People Scotland Bill, employees from maternity, education and other services will be encouraged to monitor parents and judge them on their ability to raise their children according to social and[Read More…]

Children’s heart surgery grinds to a halt in Leeds

Children’s heart surgery grinds to a halt in Leeds

Children’s heart surgery has been suspended at Leeds General Infirmary in a move which has raised further question marks over the future of paediatric cardiac services in England. The hospital has previously been embroiled in controversy over allegations that the hospital was refusing to refer some seriously ill children to another centre for life-saving surgery, instead offering only palliative care.[Read More…]