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I support calls for a ‘penny on a unit’ treatment tax to fund an alcohol rehabilitation revolution

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has reported that the number of alcohol-related hospital admissions have risen to more than 1.2 million a year, up 5% in England over two years. 216 more words

Alcohol And Drugs

First British Ebola patient is being flown home for urgent treatment

The first British national to contract the Ebola virus is being flown back home on an RAF jet, the Department of Health has confirmed.

The unnamed patient, who was working as a healthcare specialist in Sierra Leone, will stay in a high-level isolation unit (HLIU) at a hospital in north London. 211 more words


E-cigarettes now 100% pointless

The sole benefit of e-cigarettes is to be potentially stripped away, under new plans to make holding a plastic tube up to your face illegal in enclosed public places. 336 more words