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Data blog: Deaths in the 21st century - 12 years, 1300 causes, 6 million deaths

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Next month the premature and preventable mortality data in the Public Health Outcomes Framework and in Longer Lives is being updated and refreshed. Mortality and dying data is a subject that generates much debate and mortality statistics are often in the news. …

Liver disease: a preventable killer of young adults

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Liver disease has changed over the years but my commitment to reducing deaths hasn’t. I’ve had a fascination and passion for treating and preventing it since I was a medical student, training at the Royal Free School of Medicine under …

A burning platform - maximising the nursing contribution to the antimicrobial resistance challenge

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In 2012, the Chief Medical Officer for England published the first ever 5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy. A UK High Level Steering Group followed, which acts as the system steward, providing challenge and ensuring all recommendations are enacted. Public Health …