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Patient data will improve quality of care

16 October 2013

NHS England has announced details of a new scheme that will use patient information to improve care.

'I realised I didn’t want to be an artist'

15 October 2013

On Ada Lovelace day we announce our latest professor, Rhian Touyz.

“Suddenly we were face to face”

15 October 2013

Read Shannon and Kate's story and place your vote for the British Heart Foundation.

“I found out I had a heart murmur when I fell in love"

11 October 2013

Vivinne charts her weight loss journey.

"I’d always hated talking about my heart condition. But sometimes you need to talk."

10 October 2013

Read how Josh, a teenager with a heart condition, found his voice.

Larger health warnings for cigarette boxes but no slims ban

8 October 2013

MEPs have voted for larger health warnings on cigarette packs but have rejected a ban on slims.

UK cigarette health warnings ‘not up to the job’

7 October 2013

Our cross-hemisphere poll shows more teens in Australia are put off smoking by cigarette packs than in the UK.

Political steel can make standardised packs a reality

7 October 2013

Our blog explores how important tobacco control legislation can become a reality against the odds.

Charity fundraising legend reaches new heights in latest challenge

4 October 2013

Charity fundraising legend, Lloyd Scott, reaches new heights in charity challenge.

First trial of new cholesterol drug

3 October 2013

A new treatment could offer hope for people with high cholesterol who are resistant to statins.