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MPs call for action on Children’s Oral Health

Posted on Friday, November 17th, 2017 in News. No Comments

The British Dental Association (BDA) was pleased to hear MPs calling for action on children’s oral health at a debate in the House of Commons on 31 October, secured by Steve McCabe MP, following a meeting with the BDA. They have […]

Man with lung condition speaks out ahead of national campaign

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 in News. No Comments

An ex-smoker forced to give-up work because of a chronic lung condition has spoken of his experience testing a “life-changing” new gadget, unveiled by scientists in Leicester. Martin Chesney has had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for more than five […]

GPs want to scrap Friends and Family Tests and NHS Choices

Posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 in News. No Comments

The British Medical Association’s (BMA) GP Committee has been told to lobby for the end of the Friends and Family Test, as well as practice reviews posted by patients on NHS Choices. The motion, passed at England’s Local Medical Committees’ Conference, […]

Cervical cancer research receives important boost

Posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 in News. No Comments

A prospective research programme in Leicester to improve the lives of women who have undergone treatment for cervical cancer has received a cash injection. John Boulger, Director of Crowndale Foods in Wigston organised a team of swimmers – including staff, […]