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Friday 29th August 2014

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28th Aug 2014

Ebola outbreak will worsen

A top US public health official has said the Ebola outbreak will get worse before it gets better.

BBC News

Cancer patients with depression overlooked

According to research published in the Lancet, three-quarters of cancer patients with depression do not receive the therapy they need.

BBC News

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27th Aug 2014

£6m boost for cancer treatment

New measures will see cancer treatment get a £6m boost.

Health Service Journal

e-Cigarettes should be banned indoors

WHO says a ban should be introduced to stop use of e-cigarettes indoors.

BBC News

Assisted dying opposed by most doctors

A new poll shows fewer than one in five doctors would help patients end their lives.

Health Service Journal

Trust loses disc containing 42,000 records

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust hunting disc containing confidential patient information.

e-Health Insider

Staff sickness tool

New online tool for NHS managers to improve management of NHS sick leave.

NHS Employers

Stroke drug review launched

Alteplase, a drug used to treat strokes, is to be reviewed by the MHRA.


26th Aug 2014

Ebola man treated in London hospital

Briton who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is being treated in a north-west London hospital.

BBC News
The Guardian

McDonald's restaurants shut in Russia

Russia temporarily close a fifth McDonald's restaurant as a result of mass unscheduled inspections.

Reuters News

Telehealth scam in Gloucestershire

A company calling itself Gloucestershire Telehealth has been calling patients and asking for payment.

e-Health Insider

Functional organ grown

Researchers in Scotland say a whole functional organ has been grown in world first.

BBC News

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