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Scarlet fever: Parents urged to be aware of symptoms

Parents should be on the lookout for symptoms of scarlet fever, which include a sore throat, headache and fever, Public Health England have advised

Smoking cessation: Regular e-cigarette use remains low

The apprenticeship standard for district nursing has been approved by The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Child health: ‘revolution’ in services needed

An ‘early-years revolution’ must be started to improve support and services for children, parents and families, says the Health and Social Care Committee

Asthma: sufferers skip doses due to expense

People with asthma are rationing their medication due to prescription costs leading to asthma attacks and hospital admissions, a survey by Asthma UK has revealed

Mental health: NHS staff to benefit from incentives

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has pledged to overhaul mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff

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