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22 May 2013
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10 May 2013
The government must get a grip on the 111 line
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, urges government to get a grip on 111 line, as the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) say patients have "lost confidence".
08 May 2013
David Cameron must explain plain packaging broken promise
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s Shadow Public Health Minister, urges Cameron to explain plain packaging broken promise.
02 May 2013
Joint directors of public health will be weak in the job
Saving money by appointing joint, junior or inexperienced leaders will undermine local public health. Diane writes for the Guardian.
28 Apr 2013
Liver disease problems are on the rise
The number of people being admitted to hospital with liver problems as a result of alcoholism is rising dramatically, figures suggest. And the amount of alcoholics who get given liver transplants is also increasing.
25 Apr 2013
Twenty years after Stephen Lawrence's murder, what's changed?
On the 20th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence, Diane Abbott speaks to the Guardian about the impact his death has had.
11 Apr 2013
Speech in parliament during the tributes to Baroness Thatcher
Diane Abbott reminds the House that after all the years that have passed since she stood down as leader of her party, there are still millions of people who felt themselves to be on the wrong side of the titanic battles that Margaret Thatcher fought.
09 Apr 2013
Millions of ordinary women had nothing to thank Baroness Thatcher for
Margaret Thatcher was certainly not a feminist either in principle or in practise. Millions of ordinary women had nothing to thank Thatcher for. Diane writes for the Huffington Post UK.
07 Apr 2013
Thousands of women with these implants are still living in fear
Diane Abbott MP, Labour shadow public health minister raises concerns after new evidence suggests the PIP implants are weaker than first thought and may rupture
28 Mar 2013
Labour’s family-led health revolution: it’s not about banning things
Public health policy has got to be radical, it’s got to be rooted in what works, and it’s got to put Britain’s families at the forefront. Diane writes for LabourList.
25 Mar 2013
The public health handover to local authorities may be a car crash
Shadow Health Minister condemns distribution of funding to councils as “blatantly unfair” and biased towards Tory area
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