Lifestyle illnesses costing NHS over £11bn a year

  • September 27th, 2016
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Illnesses linked to lifestyle choices such as poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS over £11bn each year. Public Health England (PHE) has said that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns preventable illnesses such as diabetes and bronchitis are becoming an ‘untreatable epidemic.’ Dr Rebecca Wagstaff […]