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Diabetes UK campaign

On the eve of World Health Day (Thursday, April 7), Diabetes UK is calling on men of all ages to go online to find out their risk of Type 2 diabetes. The national charity is urging more men to use…

Hospital care

As news today suggests that a fifth of the world’s population will be obese by 2025, health initiative BHWA advises employers that they have the power to influence the obesity crisis and it’s in their best interests to act. According…

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The Labour Party and many on the left support the campaign to remain in Europe. There is a case for EU membership in terms of economics and security. Beyond any facts based position there is also something about social solidarity,…

barbara keeley

Barbara Keeley was a keynote speaker at SERTUC Pensioners Network Seminar: Crisis in Care and Caring on Tuesday 15 March 2016. This account reports the discussion she had with the SERTUC seminar’s participants. Janet Shapiro – Hornsey Pensioners Action Group…

nspcc

Tickets are now available for the NSPCC’s flagship child protection conference, How safe are our children? 2016.This is an opportunity for those working in health to come together with other professionals responsible for keeping children safe. Delegates, expert speakers and…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

There is general agreement that the Health & Social Care Act 2012 is problematic, says Richard Bourne, but there is little agreement about replacing it. The NHS is going through major changes with experiments around the country into new approaches…

Hospital care

Figures obtained by the BBC and published at the end of February 2016 revealed that more than two-thirds of trusts and health boards in the UK are actively trying to recruit from overseas. There are currently almost 6000 vacant medical…

Please support GMB domestics and caterers facing cuts DEMONSTRATION THURSDAY 24th MARCH 12-2pm Meeting at St George ’s Blackshaw Road entrance Marching from St George’s to Tooting Broadway and back at 12:00 and 1:30pm (to time with GMB members’ shifts)…

electronic health, electronic patient records

Ordering repeat prescriptions, speaking to GPs online, attending video appointments  are the most popular ways patients are using new technologies. An overwhelming number of UK patients are currently using technology to access doctor’s appointments and medication, according to new research…

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In this talk, Prof. Kathy Murphy and Prof. Dympna Casey talk about the use of companion robots to combat loneliness in people with dementia. Prof. Kathy Murphy (NUI Galway) has a clinical background in older people’s services and Emergency Department…