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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 …

UK leading the global fight against drug resistant bugs

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- Tough new targets to limit inappropriate use of antibiotics - Commitment to halve drug-resistant infections by 2020 - New drive to encourage development of new antibiotics The UK will lead the international fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by bringing …

Government response to Jim O'Neill's report on anti-microbial resistance

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Lord Jim O'Neill has today published his report on antimicrobial resistance, and his recommendations on what the world needs to do to combat it. You can read more about his report here The Government's initial response to his report is …