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Midwifery training Sierra Leone

More than 3,000 midwifery training course places will be created over the next four years as part of plans to meet NHS staffing demands. However, this plan isn’t as simple as recruiting thousands more students as they requires the infrastructure…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

A “Vision” might be an overstatement but there has to be a clear statement of aims – to improve care for all – to develop (over 2 terms) into a care system designed to increase population well being through prevention,…

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A free online ‘risk assessment’ from a leading U.S.-based hospital is helping people around the world take positive steps to reduce their risk of developing colorectal cancer, and giving doctors more data on the risk factors associated with the disease.…

science

UK BUSINESSES are in danger of having their workforces experience burnout through stress, as despite a huge number feeling stressed at work, few bosses are doing anything to help. 45% of UK businesses do nothing to help alleviate workers’ stress  Despite 25% of…

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On 27 February 2018, WeMa Life officially launched its online marketplace and app, which aims to connect care in the community. For the vast majority of people, there is nothing more important than their health or their loved ones’ wellbeing. However,…

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The non-biologic influenza vaccine, which can be delivered orally, could herald a revolution in vaccine delivery. Stable at room temperature, the new type of vaccine, which could be given in pill form, does not require refrigeration – a process that can account for most of the cost…

Elderly care - life expectancy

Several independent analyses, by both epidemiologists and actuaries, have concluded that the previous rate of improvement of life expectancy in England and Wales has now slowed markedly, and at older ages may even be reversing. However, although these findings have…

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The results of NHS England’s latest Staff Survey 2017 are “challenging”, show that staff cannot absorb further work pressures, and show that investment is needed in health and social care services, according to NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer. “Employers…

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News from Nowhere and its regular update on UK public health matters in general. Revolving doors keep going round   Former NHS Improvement chair Ed Smith will join a new board of senior government and NHS figures advising the private…

Being British

The average adult ‘puts up’ with worrying or annoying health symptoms for more than five months before seeking help, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 adults found many are burying their head in the sand when it comes…