Top doctor calls for ban on ‘damaging and misleading’ celebrity social media ads

England’s top doctor has today called on social media companies to protect young and vulnerable users by banning irresponsible and unsafe celebrity endorsements. NHS medical director Professor Stephen Powis warned that paid-for promotion of products including diet pills, detox teas and appetite-suppressant sweets on social media sites, could have a damaging impact on physical and […]

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NHS App begins public rollout

After successful private testing with more than 3,000 patients across 30 GP practices in England, the NHS App has started its public rollout. The NHS App went into the Apple App and Google Play stores on Monday 31 December, with a web based version due to launch in the coming months. During testing between September […]

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