Tuesday 17th September 2019,
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Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

 A letter signed by 29 health groups expresses concern that a no-deal Brexit with impact public health standards. Photograph: Alamy The country’s leading health organisations, including those representing doctors, nurses, surgeons and mental health charities, have called on the government to confirm it will abide by its duty to “do no harm” to public health [...]

September 4, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Government urged to renew ‘do no harm’ pledge on public health

30-hour free childcare pledge in jeopardy, say MPs

30-hour free childcare pledge in jeopardy, say MPs

David Cameron’s promise of 30 hours of free childcare a week for nursery-age children is in jeopardy because too few early-years providers are willing to offer places, parliament’s spending watchdog has found. Under an initiative outlined by the prime minister during the general election campaign, the current entitlement of 15 hours of free care for [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on 30-hour free childcare pledge in jeopardy, say MPs