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Pre-operative cartoons to guide patients

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Have your say… and support charity

Last year, your entries to the Pf Company Perception, Motivation and Satisfaction Survey helped to support children at the Acorn Children’s Hospice. Pf publisher...

Meeting continence needs at home

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Byotrol aids Haiti relief effort

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SMC decision ‘encouraging news’ for CLL patients

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to make MabThera (rituximab) available to all patients with most common form of leukaemia. The...

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NICE has amended its recommendations on the management of chronic heart failure in adults. The new draft clinical guideline has been published due to...

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