Theresa May says the UK's mental health services are "patchy" and has told Newsbeat she's going to review them. […]
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BOSTON (Reuters) - Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain drug for off-label uses. […]
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with "punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation of the country's anti-smoking laws, according to a letter sent to the company by the federal health ministry. […]
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The BMA has urged the government to impose tougher rules on food companies to cut marketing of unhealthy food and drink to children.The call came after Public Health England (PHE) announced that it... […]
The report showing increasing antimicrobial resistance of gonorrhoea is alarming.1 The World Health Organization should think about whether its guidelines on treating sexually transmitted infections... […]
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The UK’s statistics watchdog has advised the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) to ensure that any evidence it uses is in the public domain, in response to a complaint over its... […]
Probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy provides long lasting suppression of peanut allergy in children that continues for at least four years after stopping treatment, reports a long term follow-up... […]
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Figures show the provision of free IVF on the NHS in England has fallen to its lowest level since 2004.Fertility Fairness says there has been a steady decline in the number of providers offering the recommended three cycles of treatment.The NHS says it does not have "unlimited resources".
National Institute for health and Care Excellence guidelines say women aged under 40 should be... […]
A major IT fault at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has left it unable to report pathology tests for nearly a week.The hardware failure caused the collapse of the trust’s Telepath pathology system, which has remained offline despite efforts to recover it.The trust has been forced to declare a "critical" internal incident – the second highest level below "potential service failure"... […]
Despite the government and the NHS saying it should stop, face-down physical restraint, which can restrict a patient's breathing, is still being used in mental health wards in England.In 2013/14, 22.4% of recorded incidents of restraints were face-down, falling to 18.5% by 2015/16.Some healthcare trainers say face-down restraint can sometimes be the only appropriate way of keeping staff and patients s... […]
The Department for Education and Department of Health have launched a new interactive resource, MindEd, in a bid to tackle rising concerns about mental illnesses in young people.This resource is for concerned children and their families to seek help. &nbs […]
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Thenue Housing has launched an exciting digital “app” which will provide a new way for customers to engage with the Association. The totally free Self-Service app uses the latest software from 1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com) to offer a range of services via phones or tablets. Thenue is hailing the app as “great digital advance” and says it is part of its Digital Strategy to ensure that people can contact the Association as easily as possible. Thenue...
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Jointly developed smart health solution integrates Italtel’s DoctorLINK and Exprivia’s eLifeCare platformsMilan, February 24, 2017 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT System Integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, and Exprivia, an international group enabling the digital transformation process through added value solutions, today announced they will launch an advanced telemedicine solution. The solution brings together Italtel’s DoctorLINK open web platform with Exprivia’s eLifeCare, revolutionizing home care by providing the...
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Enhanced user interface makes getting key information and insights about individual health easierPCHA Connected Health Conference, Washington, DC, 14th December 2016 - Medelinked is a secure mobile and online health platform that empowers people to take control of their health, from building their health profile to discovering, connecting to and sharing their health and wellness information with their trusted healthcare providers.Demonstrated for the first time at PCHA Connected Health Conference, Washington, DC, Medelinked now features...
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1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com), the UK’s leading system innovator for the social housing sector, has announced the launch of iAppoint. The all-new self-service module will help social landlords to streamline customer appointment scheduling by speeding up and enhancing the processes involved. In addition, as online services cost only a fraction of call centre responses, the potential cost savings for landlords are also significant.As iAppoint is linked to the landlord’s back office system, the highly accessible technology...
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