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Researchers develop pressure sensors for amputees

15th April 2014


Pressure sensors could prevent dangerous sores for amputees who suffer rubbing against their artificial limbs.

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Old Hands

15th April 2014

Watchdog claims out-of-hours GP care 'diabolical'

A patient watchdog has said GP out-of-hours care in Cardiff and Vale should be overhauled.

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15th April 2014

GP opening hours to benefit 'seven million patients'

David Cameron has said the number of patients benefiting from the £50m GP Access Fund in October will increase to 'seven million'.

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Teenage Boy

15th April 2014

Early help could help teens with mental health issues

An Australian study found teens who were worried and had moods were more likely to suffer mental health problems later in life.

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UNDP scales up focus on human rights and coordination in AIDS, TB and Malaria responses


The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently launched a New Funding Model.

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Delivering affordable world-class health care

24th March 2014

Health experts, Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti, have looked at how Indian hospitals are providing world-class healthcare for a fraction of the price.

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Elderly nutrition can have 'dramatic impact'

17th March 2014

The 17th-23rd of March marks Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week.


Increased healthcare budgets are not the answer, says report.

22nd January 2014

Only 40% of life expectancy improvements are due to improved healthcare spending.

Press Releases

3rd March 2014

New patient monitor hailed as a 'game changer'

Relating to: Sensium Healthcare

5th November 2013

Hospital in Spain First to Treat Skin Cancer Patients with Esteya Electronic Brachytherapy System

Relating to: Elekta

7th June 2013

Diagnoplex S.A. Closes a Financing Round led by Debiopharm Group(TM)

Relating to: Diagnoplex

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Memorandum on the provision of the out-of-hours GP service in Cornwall

8th March 2013

This report has been prepared under Section 6 of the National Audit Act 1983 for presentation to the House of Commons in accordance with Section 9 of the Act.

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