Daily Archives: November 14, 2017

Steve Biko’s remarkable legacy often overlooked

While Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Desmond Tutu are rightly venerated for their role in opposing and ending white minority rule in South Africa, another leader of the liberation years has been overlooked: Bantu Steven Biko, who led the enormously … Continue reading

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Encouraging people to embrace self care for life

Engaging and empowering people to look after their own health better is the theme of this year’s Self Care Week which launches today. Whether it is about self-treatable conditions, long term conditions, or lifestyle choices to ensure better physical health … Continue reading

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NHS England announces new National Medical Director

NHS England has today announced that Professor Stephen Powis has been appointed as its new National Medical Director. The role was subject to open competition and the appointment made by the Board of NHS England. Professor Powis, 57, is currently … Continue reading

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Thousands of people set to access diabetes and obesity prevention services through the touch of a button

NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK have teamed up with leading companies from the tech sector as the battle against obesity and Type 2 diabetes goes digital. More than 5,000 people are expected to benefit from a pilot … Continue reading

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