MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington &
Shadow Home Secretary
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06 Jun 2013
The government cannot go on turning a blind eye to the detention of pregnant women
Stillbirth, miscarriage and acute psychosis are among problems suffered by pregnant women held in immigration removal centres, a report has revealed.
01 Jun 2013
World Tobacco Day - Britain's status as a world leader on tobacco control is now slipping
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, warns that Britain’s status as a leader on tobacco control is ‘on the slide’.
30 May 2013
We have a patient care emergency in London
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, warns of patient care emergency in London over 111 disaster and A&E crisis
30 May 2013
Alcoholism prescriptions are rocketing upwards
The amount of drugs handed out in England to help alcoholics achieve abstinence or to help prevent them from relapsing has increased to 178,247 in 2012, the Health and Social Care Information.
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.
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.
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
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
16 Mar 2013
The mental health admissions in older people brought about by alcohol is concerning
Older people have been warned about the dangers of excessive drinking after figures showed the number suffering alcohol-related mental-health problems has rocketed by 150 per cent in a decade.
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