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Tuesday 12th December 2017

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Desk job doubles risk of early death

28th September 2017

Most of us have sedentary jobs and some of us have to sit for hours; of course, in some case this is unavoidable. Yet, as mentioned in the research paper, it is desirable that we take a break every now and then or at least once in thirty minutes. But, alas, most ...

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... of us do not do it and incur the resultant risk.

MIKHAN KHAN

Face-down restraint being used in mental health wards

25th September 2017

Though there is an improvement compared to the 2013/14 figures, still it is far from desirable. Depite some healthcare trainers` claim that "face-down restraint can sometimes be the only appropriate way of keeping staff and patients safe", it is best that such a restraint, which can restrict a patient`s breathing leading to consequential ...

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... risks like heart-failure etc., should be used only a last and un-avoidable resort.

MIKHAN KHAN

Sharp rise in long hospital wait times

12th May 2017

Such Analysis and Studies have been making rounds every now and then and there is nothing new in it. Every time a fresh analysis is carried out, it givess result which say that the already painful and troubling waiting time has further increased. But what can really be done for reducing it? ...

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... It seems, one

MIKHAN KHAN

HIV drug improvements

12th May 2017

A very encouraging Study and a matter of great satisfaction for the HIV inflicted patients and their families.

MIKHAN KHAN

Urgent action needed on public health

12th May 2017

The BMA has given a set of some good suggestions to improve the health system by the NHS and the Government and has also suggested that there should not be any cuts in the health system. This matter of public health and the NHS, it seems, is a complex one and involves not ...

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... one or two components but a plethora of ills.

Anonymous

A&E scorecard to be launched

10th May 2017

A good measure.

MIKHAN KHAN

Trust to outsource treatments

9th May 2017

A very large backlog indeed. It to be hoped that the proposed outsourcing of ophthalmology work will clear this backlog at the soonest.

MIKHAN KHAN

Smoking in new council homes may be banned

9th May 2017

A very welcome proposal. It should be implemented in the interest of public health, specially that of the children.

MIKHAN KHAN

Lift pay cap for NHS staff

8th May 2017

It is imperative that the NHS staff should be paid adequately else a discontented staff will instinctively be NOT able to support their Units and patients as much as they ought to.

MIKHAN KHAN

Recall to 400 patients treated by HIV doctor

7th May 2017

Though the recall looks alarming, fortunately transmission of the virus between the infected doctor and the patients treated did not take place.

MIKHAN KHAN

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