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Asbestos - The Hidden Killer

asbestos - the hidden killerDid you know that every week in the UK, on average...

4 plumbers die
20 tradesmen die
6 electricians die
8 joiners die

due to exposure to asbestos?

Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes …

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Smokers reminded about help available to quit

Smokers are today being reminded to pick up an NHS Quit Kit to help them stop smoking.

The NHS Quit Kit, which is available free from thousands of pharmacies across England, was developed by experts, smokers and ex-smokers, and contains practical tools and advice to help smokers quit smoking for …

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Asbestos

asbestosDid you know that every week in the UK, on average...

4 plumbers die
20 tradesmen die
6 electricians die
8 joiners die

due to exposure to asbestos?

Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes and was …

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David Cameron orders merging of health and social care

David Cameron has ordered health and social care services to be brought together in order to benefit patients in a move which government advisers are calling the NHS's most urgent overhaul.

The changes will lead to some hospitals closing, warned the pro-integration NHS Confederation, which represent…

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