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21/11/2014
By: Presswatch
NHS and Health Sector News
Royal Bournemouth Hospital is threatening "bedblockers" with eviction from their wards, with overstaying patients facing legal action if they do not leave within a week; Hospitals are at the brink of crisis because of overcrowding and bed shortages; Labour will today demand that the NHS be explicitly excluded from the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the US amid growing concern over the plans; The NHS Alliance has said Labour's bill to reverse NHS-related legislation is "deeply concerning, misguided and disruptive".
 
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21/11/2014
The Times
By: Presswatch
Shopping vouchers to reward breastfeeding
Women could receive shopping vouchers for breastfeeding their children following successful results from an initial pilot.
 
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21/11/2014
The Times
By: Presswatch
Obesity a bigger economic burden than terror
Obesity is costing the economy almost £47 billion a year, according to a new report commissioned by McKinsey & Company.
 
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21/11/2014
The Guardian
By: Presswatch
Breast cancer patients 'need fertility advice'
Breast Cancer Care has said that nine out of 10 younger women diagnosed with breast cancer are not referred to a fertility clinic to discuss the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of treatment.
 
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21/11/2014
The Independent
By: Presswatch
Postcode lottery for half of bowel cancer patients
Half of GPs face restrictions from clinical commissioning groups when it comes to referring patients for suspected bowel or brain cancer scans, according to GP magazine.
 
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21/11/2014
Evening Standard
By: Presswatch
Young diabetics 'risk their lives by skipping insulin jabs to lose weight'
Diabetics are skipping insulin injections in order to avoid gaining weight, according to Dr Stephen Thomas, the clinical director of NHS England London Diabetes.
 
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