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‘Worrying’ stats show half of island overweight


GUERNSEY must tackle its ‘worrying’ and increasing obesity levels for the benefit of individuals and to reduce the burden it has on the healthcare system, the Health and Social Services minister has declared.

HSSD vote win was no victory

AS MEMBERS of Health and Social Services were defending themselves against the vote of no confidence last week, they wrung their hands in woe and accused their arch critic of unfair scrutiny and a continued vendetta against them. But if Deputy Mike Hadley is to be attacked, it is for pursuing the wrong target.

Fears over cut in tobacco education

Gasp’s political patron Deputy Heidi Soulsby with St Martin’s Primary schoolchildren.

SMOKING education in schools has drastically been reduced now the responsibility of it has been handed over to Health and Social Services, Gasp’s political patron Heidi Soulsby has said.