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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…

Era 3, Health care reforn in the UK

Dr. Quentin Young, who served as national coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) from 1992-2014, and who also served the organization’s past president, died on March 7 in Berkeley, California, where he had been under the watchful…

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TOBACCO will continue to devastate UK lives, with around 1.35 million new cases of smoking related illnesses expected to occur over the next 20 years according to a new report published today (Wednesday) No Smoking Day. If recent trends were…