UK Health Newswire Archive
24-07-2007 11:50latest bowser location list - bottle water distro points being set up too
locations being published here:
info on radio on:
104.7 FM and 1413 AM
95 FM Stroud and 95.8 FM in Cirencester
20-07-2007 13:18Infant formula companies continue to push their products with health claims that don't comply with UK legislation. The Government has said Trading Standards offices have been encouraged to enforce the legislation, but so far nothing much seems to be happening. So a campaign has been launched in Parliament. Ask you MP to sign the Early Day Motion.
19-07-2007 09:55We all know the NHS is under attack and has been for years as the capitalists fight over the huge pie of health care spending. Not content with the fortunes being made by the pharmaceutical monopolies that supply the drugs to the NHS at hiked up prices, they want to privatise the lot so that they can squeeze people at every turn. With the help of the UK government, the NHS is slowly being dismantled and sold off bit by bit through Private Finance Initiatives and contracting out various services. Might we eventually end up with the same system they have in the USA?
18-07-2007 21:22The following news is taken from this weeks newsletter from the rampART social center in East London. [15 Rampart Street, London E1 2LA (near Whitechapel, off Commercial Rd)]. To get regular news join the mailing list via http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/rampart
18-07-2007 15:11UNICEF is increasingly concerned that the number of vulnerable children in Iraq has outstripped the country’s capacity to care for them.
18-07-2007 07:00On 17th July at 6.30pm, 150 motorists gathered on the A612 to protest that the building of the new A612 bypass had taken away their short cut creating a bus plug along Burton Road near Carlton Le Willows School. This article argues the bus plug provides a vital green lung with other benefits
16-07-2007 15:58It was known the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor could not be trusted on the recent trial of fortnightly waste collection, and so it has proved to be.
16-07-2007 15:39Following numerous dangerous incidents putting public and workers at risk, the demolition of Farnborough town centre appears to have ground to a halt.
10-07-2007 18:23Moore may not be your chosen watch and the whole personality cult is a bit tiring too, but I think it is still worthy to watch this CNN program where M.Moore is interviewed about his film Sicko and he ignores the journalist's questions and start to ask about media corruption,lies and corporation control as well as Iraq...he does put things straight and call a spade a spade..you might get a bit of satisfaction from it if nothing else...
08-07-2007 23:34The Forum of Asbestos Victim Support Groups welcomes the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Final Appraisal Determination which has today approved the use of Alimta to treat the terminal asbestos cancer, mesothelioma.
06-07-2007 13:27Health care team providing specialist support to people living in the community with mental health issues and learning difficulties is being axed.
06-07-2007 13:24The debate in the House of Lords earlier this week on the highly contested Mental Hill Bill lacked vital information from the CRE, but ended with a call for a legal challenge to be mounted, on account of the Bill’s failure to meet the legal requirements of Race Relations laws.
06-07-2007 11:04Nestlé is one of the world's most boycotted companies. It has always denied the strength of support for the boycott - until now.
04-07-2007 12:41Mustafa Atalay was sent to prison, 26 days after a complicated heart operation and he’s been held in solitary confinement since then. Even the prison doctor doesn’t want to accept responsibility for him.