Lisa Harris

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NHS 'cover-up' names revealed by CQC

<b>Officials alleged to have been involved in an NHS regulator's cover-up of failures over deaths of babies at a Cumbria hospital have been identified.</b><p>The Care Quality Commission has named former chief executive Cynthia Bower, her deputy Jill Finney and media manager Anna Jefferson.<p>They were all said …

Corruption

CQC 'to reveal NHS cover-up names' ministers say

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Data Protection

Could you make yourself happier?

Depression has become the biggest cause of disability on the planet, according to the World Health Organisation.<p>Psychologists say everyone could do more to improve mental health and become happier.<p>The World Database of Happiness Studies in the Netherlands collates the findings on research into the …

World Health Organization

CQC: Hunt urges calls for serious action if cover-up proved

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U.S. Secretary of Health

Beth's story: What is it like to be sectioned?

<b>For 18-year-old Beth, a battle with an eating disorder and depression led to her being sectioned under the Mental Health Act, but being detained against her will marked the start of her road to recovery.</b><p>"Loads of people just think, 'Oh get a Big Mac down you and you'll be fine,' but yes you might …

Mental Health

Welsh diabetes 'epidemic' action urged

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/989000/989069_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522710415_8df992484013c71dcf5c924ee10fc30d<p><b>Urgent action is needed on the diabetes "epidemic", with Welsh government targets to deal with it likely to be missed, assembly members have warned.</b><p>…

Diabetes

Breast cancer: NHS to offer tamoxifen to at-risk women

<b>Thousands of women across Britain with a family history of breast cancer are to be offered drugs on the NHS to help prevent the disease.</b><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says tamoxifen or raloxifene taken daily for five years can cut breast cancer risk by 40%.<p>Its guidance for …

Cancer

Q&A: Drugs to prevent breast cancer

<b>New guidelines for England, Wales and Scotland say women with a strong family history of breast cancer could take a course of tablets to cut their own risk of the disease.</b><p>This gives women a choice other than mastectomy or close monitoring.<p>But which option is best?<p><b>Why are doctors now recommending</b> …

Cancer

Bullying 'creates toxic NHS culture'

<b>A culture of bullying and secrecy has created a "toxic working environment" in the NHS, doctors say.</b><p>The British Medical Association annual conference heard how a proper system of regulation needed to be introduced for managers so they could be held to account.<p>This idea has already been put forward …

Radiation Therapy

EU heart deaths 'halved since 1980s'

<b>Death rates from coronary heart disease have more than halved in almost all EU countries since the early 1980s, according to research.</b><p>Most countries have seen steady reductions in deaths in both men and women of all ages, despite rises in obesity and diabetes, a UK study shows.<p>However, experts have …

Biomedicine

NHS chief Sir David Nicholson admits culture of 'denial'

<b>The NHS in England has a culture of denial and defensiveness when it comes to handling complaints from patients, its outgoing head has admitted.</b><p>Sir David Nicholson said efforts were underway to change that in the wake of the Mid Staffs and Care Quality Commission scandals.<p>But he told a committee of …

Radiation Therapy

East of England Ambulance' 'incompetence' criticised

<b>The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAS) has come in for scathing criticism in a parliamentary debate.</b><p>MPs in the eastern region told Health Minister Anna Soubry of their concerns about trust managers, although frontline crews were praised.<p>Priti Patel, Conservative MP for Witham, said: "Scandal …

United Kingdom