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Tuesday 3rd May 2016

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3rd May 2016

Babies tested for alcohol

Newborn babies are being tested for alcohol.

BBC News

Obesity continues to rise

According to new figures obesity in England has increased from 15% in 1993 to 26% in 2014.


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29th Apr 2016

Overworked GPs worry about mistakes

Figures show 84% of GPs fear they will miss a sign that a patient is seriously ill.

Google Health News

End of life cancer care heading for meltdown

Boost for end of life cancer care needed.

Nursing in Practice

Gene therapy reverses sight loss

Vision improved with gene therapy in patients who would have gone blind.

BBC News

Outbreak of measles in London

Parents are being urged to vaccinate against MMR.

Nursing in Practice

28th Apr 2016

Mental health treatment being denied to children in care

MPs say children in care are too often missing out on mental health treatment.

BBC News

Statins may not cut colorectal cancer risk

New research suggests statins might not reduce the risk of colorectal cancer after all.


Guidance being prepared on hospital closures

NHS England is preparing new guidance on how to handle sudden closure of hospitals.

Health Service Journal

GP numbers fall 1.9%

GPs working in primary care in England has fallen despite Jeremy Hunt's aim for 5,000 more.


CCGs braced for deficits

Surrey CCGs set to end financial year with deficits over £20m.

Health Service Journal

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