Health Minister

Women GPs 'Burden NHS' By Having Families, Tory MP Says

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Politics

A Tory MP has sparked a row after claiming female doctors are a drain on the NHS because they will end up having families and want to work part time. ...

'You Can Pick Out Poor Children Because They Are Fat' Claims Health Minister

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Politics

Children from poor families are easily identified because they tend to be fat, the public health minister has said. Anna Soubry said when she was a...

Healthy Food Labelling Introduced Across The Board

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Food labelling is to be made consistent across all supermarkets so that shoppers can easily spot the healthiest option. The new system will provide...

New Health Minister Slams Assisted Suicide Laws

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Politics

The laws on assisted suicide have been criticised as "ridiculous" by a newly-promoted Health Minister. Anna Soubry, who was appointed Parliamentary...

40% Of Bosses Ignore Depression Among Staff

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Two out of five small business owners never talk to their staff about their physical or mental health, despite the cost of stress in the workplace, ac...

NHS Hospitals Spend 'As Little As 86p A Meal' On Food For Patients

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

NHS hospitals are spending as little 86 pence on meals for patients according to new figures. The tiny sum of 86 pence a meal amounts to £2.57 rat...

Increase In Recommended Daily Calorie Intake Despite Obesity Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Brits can eat more calories per day, say government scientists. The new calorie recommendations say that men can now eat around 2,605 calories of food...