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Limit use of e-cigarettes

11th July 2014


Lung groups call on the government to limit or ban use of e-cigarettes until more is known about their health effects.

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11th July 2014

NHS to offer a million more people obesity surgery

Weight loss surgery costs the NHS £6,000 per operation.

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7th July 2014

Better mental healthcare needed for new mothers

Charity says NHS England is not doing enough to look after the mental health of new mothers.

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8th July 2014

Alzheimer's test a step closer

British scientists are a step closer to developing a blood test for Alzheimer's.

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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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Comment and Opinion

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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.

Old Lady (feature)

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

20th June 2014

Dementia Buddy Scheme wins national charity award

Relating to: Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Services

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

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Consulting Room

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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Healthcare Books


Neuroscience For Dummies

This books looks at how the complex structure of the brain works, according to the most recent scientific discoveries, illustrated by helpful diagrams and engaging anecdotes.

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Healthcare Events

15th August 2014 (Online)
Treating Schizophrenia 2014: Online Conference

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12th June 2014
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