Supermarket bakeries ‘unclear on allergies’

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption In-store supermarket bakeries are not required to label items made in-store, but they do need to provide information about potential allergens on request Three supermarket chains have given confusing or incorrect information on potentially lethal food allergens in their bakeries, the BBC has found. Branches of Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco […]

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GPs to prescribe medical cannabis in Jersey

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Deputy Montfort Tadier said GPs were already allowed to prescribe “much stronger, dangerous and addictive medicines” Patients in Jersey will be able to get medical cannabis from all doctors after politicians voted to change the law. Deputy Montfort Tadier, who proposed the move, said GPs should be allowed to prescribe […]

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Major home care provider future ‘at risk’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Vital home care services for the elderly and vulnerable could be disrupted, regulators say. The Care Quality Commission has issued a notice saying it has serious doubts about the future of Allied Healthcare. The CQC said it was concerned about its prospects from the end of this month, but the […]

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