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Saturday 17th February 2018

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People with asthma not receiving basic care

13th February 2018

If Asthma UK`s report is to be relied upon--it has surveyed only about 7k patients--the situation is not rosy. Asthma, as we all know, can be a killer, especially in winter and for children. It is to be hoped that the concerned authorities will do some thing about this short-coming at ...

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... the earliest.

MIKHAN KHAN

New online therapy tool for depression

11th February 2018

Good news. Yes, this was overdue.

MIKHAN KHAN

Teachers diagnosed with mental health issues

11th February 2018

Indeed, very alarming. The impact of this on the pupils progress apart, the health aspect of the affected teachers is really to be worried. Hope some thing will be done in this matter and soon.

MIKHAN KHAN

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

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