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Macmillan cancer support

Responding to cancer survival rates published today Friday 16 September, Lynda Thomas, Chief Executive of Macmillan Cancer Support said: “It is great news that these figures today show that – thanks to better treatments and earlier detection – more people…

cancer research uk

A CANCER RESEARCH UK study has found that cervical screening prevents 70 per cent of cervical cancer deaths and if all eligible women regularly attended screening this would rise to 83 per cent. The new research, published in the British…

Health care needs in older people

Responding to the report ‘ social care for older people: home truths ’ (15 September 2016) by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust, Phil McCarvill, Deputy Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “Insufficient social care funding is now…

nursing in the community - healthy communities - person-centred care

Through our work with healthcare professionals and people living with HIV, it has always been clear that when patients have positive interactions with healthcare professionals, it has a beneficial impact on their physical, emotional and mental health. That’s what inspired…

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Dealing with the effects of poverty costs the UK £78bn a year, or £1,200 for every person in the country, according to a wide-ranging report on the impact of deprivation on Britain’s economy. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) estimates that poverty accounts…

digital health, umotif smartphone app

International leaders in patient experience measurement and data capture for healthcare improvement, umotif and the Picker Institute, have partnered to create an innovative new healthcare product. The digital platform supports patients to better manage their own care – used effectively…

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Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for access to EU funding programmes to be made a priority in Brexit negotiations, as a poll of dementia scientists highlights fears that Britain’s exit from the EU will lead to a loss of funding…

British Red Cross

Up to 59% of deaths from injury could potentially be prevented if public knew first aid, says British Red Cross. New research commissioned by the British Red Cross and conducted by the University of Manchester reveals over half of bystanders…

Hospital care

Barnsley Hospital is only the second in the country to implement the Perfect Ward app, an easy-to-use app which has a big impact on quality by simplifying ward assessments as part of hospital care. Perfect Ward is an app designed…