There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year. […]
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VIENNA (Reuters) - More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, campaign organisers said - using one of the new right-wing government's signature policies to undermine another. […]
(Reuters Health) - People who try to avoid junk food may lose similar amounts of weight on a low-carb or low-fat diet even when their genetics suggest that one of these options should be better for them, a U.S. study found. […]
Another African famine?No, much closer to home—in UK hospitals, in fact. The Telegraph’s recent headline summed things up: “Record numbers of patients are dying malnourished in NHS hospitals with... […]
Thyroid dysfunction is a common endocrinological problem during pregnancy, as 0.2% to 0.6% of pregnancies involve overt hypothyroidism (thyroid stimulating hormone concentrations exceeding reference... […]
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As a dietitian I completely agree with Womersley and Ripullone that medical students should have more nutrition education to become more effective at giving lifestyle advice.1But I disagree that... […]
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Strike action taken by junior doctors in England in 2016 did not lead to an increase in patient deaths, researchers have found.1However, the four periods of strike action, in protest against a new... […]
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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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File Stream integrates with DocuSign to provide a digital signature and contract exchange solution for patients and staff EDMS provides annual cost savings of £50,000 compared to paper-based processesFebruary 16, 2018 – Filestream announces that Kingsley Healthcare, a Lowestoft-based care homes group, is using the latest version of its enterprise document management software (EDMS) to ensure GDPR compliance and support the business expected to double in size over the next five years. With revenues today...
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Halton Housing has significantly extended the functionality of its customer self-service app following its highly successful launch. Halton Housing is a registered not for profit housing association, managing 7,000 homes in the Cheshire towns of Widnes and Runcorn. As part of its Digital First strategy, the organisation has worked closely with Aareon (www.aareon.co.uk), using its 1st Touch software to develop the self-service customer app along with a website portal and mobile working for its workforce....
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Knee Tracker Ltd, a company from Lancashire has won a place in an exhibition of the most game-changing innovations from businesses across the country at the UK’s leading innovation show in November.Knee Tracker™ was one of 100 companies nationwide to be selected to exhibit its innovation to over 2,500 businesses at Innovate 2017 on November 8th and 9th at the NEC, Birmingham.Knee Tracker Ltd is a medical technology company specialising in mobile applications that motivate...
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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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