The Welsh government has launched a programme that will ensure every child up to the age of seven receives consistent and universal health services.

Smoking should be banned in all outdoor spaces, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has argued.

Former Conservative Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has said that the NHS should get a ‘Brexit bonus’ of £5 billion a year.

Shetland Islands Council has been forced to move staff out of its headquarters in Lerwick due to structural concerns with the building.

The Liberal Democrats are prepared to raise taxes to fund an NHS ‘that meets the needs of everyone’, the party's annual conference will hear.

Smoking rates in England have fallen to the lowest on record, with the availability of e-cigarettes a likely reason for the drop.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has has called on the government to legally compel food manufacturers to include ‘traffic light’ nutrition labels on packages.

Powys Council cabinet has agreed to develop a new trading company to run 12 Bupa Care Ltd homes across the county, after its contract with the group expires in May.

The government has announced a £25 million housing and technology fund to help people with learning disabilities live independently.

Government-funded care for the elderly is becoming increasingly rationed, leaving growing numbers to fend for themselves, a review has suggested.

The Department of Health has announced a new £816 million investment to fund NHS research into mental health, dementia and antimicrobial resistance.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is campaigning for a ‘new deal’ to alleviate poverty in the UK by 2030.

Doctors prescribing outdoor exercise to patients would see more people doing physical activity, councils claim.

The Women and Equalities Committee has warned that ‘urgent action’ is needed to protect expectant mothers at work from discrimination.

A lack of money and further expected budget cuts is putting parks in Brighton and Hove at risk, according to the City Council.

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