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2014/08/27 15:39
2014/08/27 15:39
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A new report from the World Health Organization has warned that e-cigarettes could be more toxic than many people currently believe and recommended that the devices should be banned indoors. But some...
2014/08/27 15:39
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2014/08/27 00:45
2014/08/27 00:45
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A SHARP rise in front-line staff vacancies in Scotland’s NHS is piling pressure on overstretched health workers and leading to patient care shortages, doctors leaders and the UK’s biggest nursing...
2014/08/22 20:17
2014/08/22 20:17
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The sick and elderly are “at risk” from Government plans for graduates with just two years’ training to treat them, a top doctor has warned. And Patient Concern branded the scheme “doctors on the...
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2014/08/22 16:37
2014/08/22 16:37
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Dr Mark Porter, the chairman of the British Medical Association, has written to the Treasury Secretary, Danny Alexander, to make clear the level of anger at his plans to refuse a pay rise for doctors...
2014/08/22 03:51
2014/08/22 03:51
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Mr Hunt said the use of more physician associates (PAs) - usually science graduates who have undergone two years of intensive training - to perform medical duties including examining patients,...
2014/08/22 00:42
2014/08/22 00:42
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The physician associates will have two years of intensive training instead of the seven completed by doctors, and will provide support in the diagnosis and management of patients in hospitals. But...
2014/08/21 09:53
2014/08/21 09:53
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The UK government is actively lobbying the European Commission (EC) to keep open a south Wales power station although its nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions exceed EU legal limits by 500...
2014/08/21 07:43
2014/08/21 07:43
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MORE than 160,000 patients in Nottinghamshire were left waiting longer than a week for a GP appointment last year. Access to a doctor is worse than the national average in almost every area of the...
2014/08/20 02:34
2014/08/20 02:34
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Thanks to the Climate and Health Alliance for lots of good reading, below, from its recent e-newsletter about the impact of climate change on health, and growing activism and engagement by doctors,...
2014/08/18 17:49
2014/08/18 17:49
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Then a routine blood test showed he had high levels of some blood fats. And his own doctor put him on a statin. "After 6 months, I started noticing that I was having a lack of energy," says Chand,...
2014/08/13 18:42
2014/08/13 18:42
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As many as 100 GP surgeries around the country – in deprived inner city areas, remote rural areas, and university practices – have been threatened with closure in recent months, after the Government...
2014/08/13 13:48
2014/08/13 13:48
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SCOTTISH doctors have struck a deal with ministers in a bid to tackle rising GP workloads and problems recruiting and keeping medics in the profession. The British Medical Association (BMA) Scotland...
2014/08/13 11:07
2014/08/13 11:07
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Suffolk: How the GP funding review is set to affect your healthcareDr John Havard With a funding review for general practice currently being undertaken by NHS England, one GP has raised concerns that...
2014/08/13 09:17
2014/08/13 09:17
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In a previous blog I briefly examined whether stock market speculation was a legitimate form of gambling. However, back in the 1980s, psychologists were only interested in studying the first three of...
2014/08/12 10:16
2014/08/12 10:16
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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg given tour of new St Albans mental health unit Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg given tour of new St Albans mental health unit The deputy Prime Minister visited a...
2014/08/11 17:38
2014/08/11 17:38
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The British Medical Association (BMA) and the College of Emergency Medicine both said the idea of charging a select group of patients was unworkable, after Northern Ireland’s health minister Edwin...
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2014/08/10 08:37
2014/08/10 08:37
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The lawsuit, brought by a disabled Londoner whose surgery has warned patients it could close by April next year because of cuts to its government funding, claims that the NHS in England and the Health...
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2014/08/09 23:45
2014/08/09 23:45
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THE British Medical Association has scrapped its ties to a wine club that offered doctors cut-price drink despite the organisation’s backing for minimum pricing of alcohol. Scotland on Sunday has...
2014/08/08 18:54
2014/08/08 18:54
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In Halifax, 10,000 people have received a letter from their GP practice telling them not to contact the surgery for a same-day appointment unless it is an emergency. The letter says that “GP...
2014/08/07 15:56
2014/08/07 15:56
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One-third of GPs will risk flouting the law in order to opt patients out of the NHS's controversial data-sharing scheme, care.data. That is according to a survey of more than 400 GPs by GP...
2014/08/27 15:39
2014/08/27 15:39
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