Posts tagged “David Cameron”

Charities Express Concern Over Changes to Cancer Drug Fund in England

May 17th, 2016
Charities Express Concern Over Changes to Cancer Drug Fund in England

15 charities have expressed concerns at the future of approving cancer drugs in England. In an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron, representatives from numerous charities stated that it would now be difficult for many drugs to be approved for use in England. Changes will affect the Cancer Drugs Fund, which is a financial pot […]

NHS Hospital Cafes to Enforce 20% Tax on Sugar

January 18th, 2016
NHS Hospital Cafes to Enforce 20% Tax on Sugar

The Head of the NHS has said that the NHS will enforce a “sugar tax” of its own in England’s health centres and hospitals in a bid to tackle the increasing obesity problem. Simon Stevens, chief executive, told a newspaper that he proposed a tax of 20% on all sugary foods and drinks in NHS […]

Cameron to Invest More in Mental Health Services in England

January 11th, 2016
Cameron to Invest More in Mental Health Services in England

David Cameron has made a clear indication that he plans to increase investment in mental health and support services in England. The Prime Minister is expected to call for a “more mature conversation” about mental health in the future and will discuss increased investment in existing and new services designed to support those suffering with […]

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