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New study confirms success of MenB vaccine in the UK

A new study by Public Health England (PHE) shows that infant vaccination against group B meningococcal disease (MenB) has resulted in a significant decline in cases of the disease in young children since the programme was introduced. The research was published in the New England Journal

Christopher Woolard appointed Interim Chief Executive of the FCA

HM Treasury, following advice of the Board of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has appointed Christopher Woolard as Interim Chief Executive. Chris will take on the Chief Executive role following Andrew Bailey’s departure to become Governor of the Bank of England.  Chris is currently the


Residential retirement developer and operator Elysian Residences have appointed Katherine Rose as Director of Marketing and Sales. Katherine joins Elysian from retirement village provider Audley Group where she spent the past eight years as Group Marketing Director and has experience across UK, South East Asia, Denmark and Portugal. Previously Katherine

Inside 2020’s Peppa Pig: My First Concert UK Tour

Peppa Pig–My First Concert is a fun and interactive introduction to a live orchestra that will take Peppa Pig fans on a magical musical journey when it heads on tour in the UK from February to May 2020. This unmissable production is based on Entertainment

“Mamma Mia!”, less than 1 in 5 can identify Shakespeare quotes

A recent survey shows that only 16% of Brits can identify well-known (and commonly used in everyday conversations) Shakespeare quotes. However, when the same people were asked again, more than double the amount (34%) are able to identify songs from successful musicals. The survey, conducted by Thistle Hotels and OnePoll, shows that

HIV in the UK: towards zero HIV transmissions by 2030

A new report by Public Health England shows that HIV transmission in the UK has continued to fall. The new report shows that thanks to increases in HIV testing, fewer people remain unaware of their HIV status. The drop in HIV transmission has been especially large among gay, bisexual and other men who