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The deadline for applications to study Action on Addiction’s foundation degree (FdSc) in Addictions Counselling close on 30 June.   Franchised by the University of Bath and accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, the degree gives students…

Responding to an Alzheimer’s Society report calling for the creation of a Dementia Fund which seeks to break the deadlock on social care reform, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “This report rightly highlights the inherent…

The vegan lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular, particularly in the UK. According to surveys, there are now over 3.5 million vegans in the UK alone and this number is growing every day. The vegan diet is also said to be…

Responding to the Topol Review, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said: “Technology can have a transformative effect on our health service, making it better for patients all over the country as…

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It can take up to a year for some bowel cancer patients in the UK to start treatment, according to international research co-ordinated by Cancer Research UK and published in the British Medical Journal Open* today (Wednesday 28 November). Researchers…

DeSTRESS CONFERENCE 2019 POVERTY, PATHOLOGY AND PILLS TUESDAY, 15 & WEDNESDAY,  16 JANUARY FRANK & STEEL ROOMS, WELLCOME COLLECTION 183 Euston Road, London   This two day symposium: Examines the impact of poverty on mental health through the lives and experiences…

The WannaCry attack which took place in May 2017 was a global event, hitting 150 countries worldwide. But it was a particularly significant event for UK healthcare providers, with more than a third of NHS trusts in England disrupted by…