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Alice Coubrough

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  • Stigma attached to mental health problemsSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009Comments (1)

    A new research revealed that nearly 90% of people suffering from mental health problems have been affected by stigma and discrimination.

  • Millions are at risk from undiagnosed diabetesSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Diabetes UK has warned that over half a million people in the UK may have type 2 diabetes and be unaware of it.

  • University to improve regions health careSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A professor at the University of Cumbria wants to reshape the future of public health in the area.

  • Funding fog for children’s hospicesSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Following the government’s announcement to give £286m to adult end-of-life care, charities representing children’s palliative care services have questioned why the government is not funding the children’s palliative care strategy for England.

  • Homebase raises £1.55m for Marie Curie NursesSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Homebase staff and customers have raised a total of £1.55m in fundraising for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

  • Innovative group launches cancer campaignSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Look A Head Cancer Campaign has been set up to raise awareness of the symptoms of head and neck cancer.

  • New online system for diabetes nursesSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A new referral system has been introduced to cut nurses’ paperwork and improve access for diabetes patients.

  • Acute sector: Princess Anne opens new cancer centreSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A major new cancer centre in Yorkshire was opened by HRH Princess Anne at an official opening ceremony this month.

  • Coalition calls for mental health championSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A coalition of seven leading health organisations has called for the Prime Minister to appoint a Cabinet champion for mental health.

  • Cancer nurses to provide new support lineSubscription

    5 August, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A new telephone support service has been launched for breast and prostate cancer survivors.

All by Alice Coubrough

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