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UK Zika, Ebola and MERS research amongst winners of multimillion vaccine funding boost

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The Department of Health backs the 22 new vaccines and diagnostic devices with the potential to eliminate the world’s deadliest diseases. UK scientists to benefit from £25 million funding pot. Hunt: This investment will make it more likely the next …

Government proposals to end gluten-free prescribing could save NHS over £25m a year

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The Department of Health is today (31st March 2017) launching a consultation seeking views on the prescribing of gluten-free foods, in a bid to save the NHS millions each year. This follows on from NHS England’s announcement this week of …

Patients not eligible for free NHS care to be charged up-front for non-urgent treatment

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New regulations requiring all hospitals to check upfront whether patients are eligible for free NHS treatment will be in place within months under plans to recover the cost of health treatments provided to patients not ordinarily resident in the UK.