17th Apr 2014
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued 'quality standards' for hand-washing and catheter insertion.
How does the sperm latch onto the egg in sexual reproduction? Scientists have found an answer after trying for a decade.Yahoo
16th Apr 2014
Campaigners say bowel cancer screening uptake must improve in England.
The HSJ can reveal NHS England have backtracked on plan to cut nearly £4m from London mental health budgets.Health Service Journal
Study has found osteoporosis rates rose among people with sleep apnoea.Web MD
A new study in England finds young people with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones or burns than children without the disorder.Medicinenet.com
Social anxiety disorder can have a profound effect on sufferers' ability to function.Mental Elf
A patient having an appendix removed awoke before surgery unable to tell NHS staff she was conscious.BBC News
Circle have been awarded £120m integrated musculoskeletal service contract by Bedfordshire CCG.Health Service Journal
As deadly Ebola outbreak spreads through Africa hopes of a vaccine remain years away, say scientists.Medicinenet.com
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust first to deploy integrated digital pathology system.e-Health Insider
15th Apr 2014
David Cameron has said the number of patients benefiting from the £50m GP Access Fund in October will increase to 'seven million'.
An Australian study found teens who were worried and had moods were more likely to suffer mental health problems later in life.
Pressure sensors could prevent dangerous sores for amputees who suffer rubbing against their artificial limbs.
A patient watchdog has said GP out-of-hours care in Cardiff and Vale should be overhauled.
Just weeks before go live with NHS 111, NHS 24 has delayed deployment of its patient contact and triage management system indefinitely.e-Health Insider
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust announce appointment of new chief executive.Health Service Journal