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Government creates new National Institute for Health Protection

The Government has created the National Institute for Health Protection, a brand new organisation whose primary focus is public health protection and infectious disease...
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Diabetes inpatient care during COVID-19

A new Diabetes UK review into diabetes inpatient care during COVID-19 has revealed that disruption to inpatient diabetes services created positive environments and opportunities...
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The King’s Fund comments on NHS performance data

The King's Fund has commented on the monthly NHS performance data on accident and emergency, referral to treatment and diagnostics which shows the impact...
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Long-term COVID-19 symptoms in patients and doctors

Data released today as part of the BMA’s latest survey of doctors during the pandemic reveals significant levels of long-term COVID-19 symptoms in patients...
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Atrial Fibrillation Toolkit: Tackling avoidable strokes to save lives and strain on the NHS

The AHSN Network of 15 Academic Health Science Networks in England has launched the national ‘Atrial Fibrillation Toolkit’ (www.aftoolkit.co.uk) to address barriers to stroke...
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Primary care networks and mental health services post COVID-19

Joint working between primary care networks and providers of mental health services must accelerate if the NHS is to help the huge increase in...
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Common chronic pain treatments ‘can do more harm than good’

A number of commonly used drug treatments for chronic primary pain have little or no evidence that they work and shouldn’t be prescribed, NICE...
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Roll out of rapid coronavirus tests ahead of winter

Millions of rapid coronavirus tests will be rolled out to hospitals, care homes and labs across the UK to increase testing capacity ahead of...
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Accelerated use of electronic prescribing

Deborah Evans, Managing Director of Pharmacy Complete, looks at the instruction to stay at home, GP surgeries closing their doors and consumers rethinking how...
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New study into link between IBD and colorectal cancers

In a new study, researchers have compared diseased colon tissue with healthy tissue to better understand how IBD is linked to an increased risk of...

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