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School food, backs, work and nurses – what we are thinking…

Why do we make food so complicated? New DfE guidelines for school food are supposed to be simpler, will be mandatory for some and not others but we are are unclear as to whether they have  closed loopholes. We visited … Continue reading

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Big tobacco: wanting more profit from bad habits

I’ve just commented on LBC’s Iain Dale show about the report in today’s Guardian on Big Tobacco pushing for e-cigarettes to be prescribed on the NHS. The immorality of their position is staggering: the very companies who woo us to … Continue reading

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Be honest about the past – come and see the future

Dr Mark Porter, who I don’t know but who usually comes across as a conscientious hospital doctor, is reported in the Guardian today as worrying about cherry-picking, inequalities, hospitals closing and patients being turned away. He puts these down to … Continue reading

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