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For immediate release: Monday 14 October 2019 Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said: “If this Government is not to be defined by Brexit then it must…

Researchers at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, led by Dr Etienne Sibille, are developing a new type of therapy that could reverse everyday memory lapses. GlobalData’s Pharmaceutical Technology reports: “Currently, there are a few types…

  Police figures obtained by the charity United Response show that fewer people are being charged or prosecuted for disability hate crimes despite ongoing increases in reports across England and Wales Not even 4% of all disability hate crimes investigated…

A special two-day event begins today at Snape Maltings as a group including national policy-makers and clinicians convenes to discuss how community singing and music groups can help make their services available on prescription. The event, titled ‘Singing on prescription:…

Responding to NHS Digital figures showing a fall in coverage for all routine childhood vaccinations in England1, BMA public health medicine committee chair, Dr Peter English, said: “Childhood immunisation remains the most effective way to prevent a range of life-threatening…

Responding to the legislative reform proposals published today by NHS England and Improvement, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said:“This is a good start – we need much more effective integration if we are to create a health…

The Royal Osteoporosis Society has received a £½ million donation from the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust to help find a cure for the devastating bone disease. The charity was formerly the National Osteoporosis Society and received a royal title…

World Alzheimer’s Day Tomorrow marks World Alzheimer’s Day, an important date that shines a light on a disease that affects so many.  There are 850,000* people with dementia – the most in the UK – with numbers set to rise…

According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, two out of every three people believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their country1 yet someone develops the condition every three minutes2. This World Alzheimer’s Day (Saturday 21st September) Gavin Bashar,…

As World Alzheimer’s Day 2019 approaches (21 September), with the aim this year of raising global awareness and understanding of the stigma, stereotypes and myths that surround a dementia diagnosis; Alessio Brunello, Pharma Analyst at GlobalData, comments that: ‘‘Its timely to…