No more suffering in silence

Data published by the DH shows that the waiting times for patients with hearing difficulties to receive a digital hearing aid has reached an...

Gentle art of wound care

Smith & Nephew's Advanced Wound Management division has launched two extensions to its Allevyn Ag range of dressings, designed to minimise the pain and...

UK is non-mover in annual healthcare index

The UK showed a stable rating among the healthcare systems of Europe when the 2009 Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) was presented today in...

Seroquel XR and Seroquel approved in Europe

Once-daily Seroquel XR (quetiapine fumarate extended-release tablets) and Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) have been approved under the European Mutual Recognition Procedure for the treatment of...

A new Paradigm in diabetes management

Medtronic, Inc. has launched a new technology designed to protect people with type 1 diabetes against the risks associated with hypoglycaemia. The Paradigm Veo,...

EU positive opinion for Prevenar 13

Wyeth has received a positive opinion from the CHMP for its pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Prevenar 13 (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine). The CHMP has recommended...

Sutent recommended as second-line treatment

New NICE guidance has recommended Sutent (sunitinib) for people with non-operable or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (GIST) following unsuccessful treatment with imatinib. Sunitinib is...

Conditional EU approval for Cayston

The European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorisation to Cayston (aztreonam lysine) for the treatment of chronic pulmonary infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa...

Flu barriers should be higher priority

Hygiene and barrier methods should be a higher priority in plans for national flu pandemic preparation, according to a study published on www.bmj.com. ...

First wireless DR detector installed in UK

The world's first wireless, cassette-sized digital radiography (DR) detector has gained its first UK installation. The Carestream DRX-1 has been installed...

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MP-led inquiry reveals failings in axial spondyloarthritis care across England

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Global Talent Visa: new visa scheme for international researchers

As part of a package of announcements today, the Government has announced changes to Tier 1 Visas for researchers. A new, fast-track Global Talent Visa scheme...
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