Shadow Health Secretary Wes Streeting outlines Labour’s plan to reform the National Health Service should the party be elected to power at the next general election.  Mr Streeting was speaking at the Labour North Conference in Newcastle, which took place last month.  Adam Foster reports from the University of Newcastle. 

What is mesothelioma? It’s a certain type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a carcinogenic mineral that was used widely in construction. Use of asbestos was scrapped in the UK in 1999 after blue and brown asbestos was banned from construction use in 1985 and has not been used since. Charity worker Kerry, who […]

Reports from The Guardian and Telegraph suggest that the Government may U-turn on its commitment for a smoke-free UK by 2035.  The initial smoking action plan, proposed in the Conservative 2019 manifesto may have been called into question by the current health secretary Thérèse Coffey, according to Whitehall insiders. Those same sources have suggested that […]

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