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Press Statements


Press Statements from April 2017


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House of Lords Select Committee report on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS

House of Lords Select Committee report on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS

Responding to the recent publication of the House of Lords Select Committee report on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, said: “This report is an important contribution to the discussion necessary to enable us to create a sustainable NHS. Whilst the Five…


Public Health England Requests 20% Sugar Cut for Children's Foods

Professor Bill Saunders, Dean of the Dental Faculty at RCSEd, comments on dental health

Responding to Public Health England’s recent announcement that they will be ‘urging’ the food industry to cut 20% of sugar from the main snacks and foods that children eat, Professor Bill Saunders, Dean of the Dental Faculty of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “The UK has both an obesity crisis and an appalling record in children’s…


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