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Country’s top mental health nurse warns video games pushing young people into ‘under the radar’ gambling

NHS mental health director Claire Murdoch has today called on gaming companies to crack down on gambling addiction risks by banning loot boxes from their products. Ms Murdoch has warned video game...
1 day 18 hours ago

Cold weather alert: Level 2 – alert and readiness

Issued at 8.47am on Friday 17 January 2020 There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 6.00pm on Sunday 19 January and 6.00pm on Tuesday 21 January in parts of...
2 days 7 hours ago

Primary Care Network service specifications and the Network DES: close of engagement

In December 2019, we published five draft service specifications for engagement; these followed agreement with the British Medical Association General Practitioners Committee (BMA GPC) in January...
3 days 9 hours ago

NHS tells gambling giants to improve the odds for mental health

The head of mental health care in England has written to the heads of top gambling firms, demanding urgent action to tackle betting-related ill health. NHS mental health director Claire Murdoch has...
3 days 18 hours ago

Older people encouraged to ditch “stiff upper lip” approach to mental ill health

NHS England and Age UK have joined forces in a campaign to encourage older people to access treatment for mental health conditions, as new analysis shows a majority of older people do not seek help....
6 days 8 hours ago