Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has created its own brand of skin creams – My Trusty – that is free from parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), preservatives or artificial perfumes.
The Soil Association’s (SA) Food for Life programme has received a £1.25 million grant from the Big Lottery Fund
A new campaign is seeking a VAT cut on all foods and drinks with a reduced/low/free from added sugar/sugar free/low or no calorie claim.
The Royal Voluntary Service has opened a hospital shop with a difference – a “dietary specific shop” under the brand name Revi
A group of prominent doctors has launched a campaign calling for an urgent enquiry into the “murky” practices of the drugs industry. The six doctors, who include the Queen’s former physician Sir Richard Thompson and the eminent cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, warn that too often patients are given drugs that are useless – and sometimes […]
Supporting cancer patients with complementary therapies needs to be done from a position of knowledge, and with care. But practitioners shouldn’t be afraid of the Cancer Act, a panel of natural health specialists agreed at a special discussion at last weekend’s camexpo event. Instead, they should be talking up the benefits of CAM therapies and […]
NHS health checks for the over 40s are “useless” and are likely lead to patients taking drugs they don’t need. That’s the conclusion of researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre who have written to The Times calling for the programe to be halted. The Danish researchers have received support from the chairwoman of the Royal […]
Leading nutritionists and industry groups have roundly criticised a new NHS report which concludes that most people who take food supplements are wasting their money. (more…)