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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 29/05/2012 - 10:45

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Changes to alcohol statistics promised

On Thursday the NHS Information Centre for health and social care will publish its annual compendium Alcohol in England. It will be here.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 22/02/2012 - 15:09

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If you’re going to smoke, you can go outside

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 17/02/2012 - 12:21

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Retirement: rude health or decline into disability?

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 13:52

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Obesity: rising tide or flat water?

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 17:24

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Any stick is good enough to beat the drinkers with

Many papers today ran a story about the number of GP consultations in Scotland that involved alcohol as a factor.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 14:58

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King's Fund to the rescue of Social Attitudes Survey

The King’s Fund has stepped in to help preserve a time series of public attitudes to health and the NHS which had been threatened by the Department of Health pulling the plug.<

Sheila Bird :: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 12:26

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Stumped by claims of "accurate" diagnosis

Radio 4’s Today programme and at least two newspapers, the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, reported news earlier this week from the Institute of Psychiatry in London o

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 17:43

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BMA poll tests the limits of credibility

In June 2009, the British Medical Association complained about the GP Patient Survey.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 16:10

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Have a heart!

American cardiologists are aghast at the results of a survey of 1,933 people to measure how many matched all seven co