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The Carrie Mathison Award for Homeland Security


NHS England gets another gong for its mantelpiece for placing GP practices at the forefront of the war on terror by asking them to appoint a counter-terrorism lead in order to apply for enhanced services. Pulse revealed in February that NHS England had specified in its standard contract that all providers of commissioned services had to specify their lead on the ‘Prevent’ scheme – the Government’s strategy for preventing radicalisation.

Runner-up The RCGP, for issuing a toolkit that urges GPs to look out for young people at risk of radicalisation, and asking for a ‘COBRA-style’ committee to tackle childhood obesity.

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