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Sunday 23rd November 2014

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21st Nov 2014

Mental health trusts ranked

Mental Health

The CQC has ranked almost all mental health trusts in England for risk of poor care.

Avastin should be used for eyes

Clinical trials found Avastin is safe and effective for elderly people losing their sight.

The NHS must improve evaluation if it is to lead the country on healthy staff

Press Release relating to: NHS Employers

Interim chief executive appointed at Heart of England

Following resignation of Mark Newbold, Heart of England Foundation Trust has announced Andrew Catto will take over as interim chief executive.

Health Service Journal

Are lifestyle changes better than drugs for dementia?

Research into lifestyle changes instead of drugs for cognitive impairment and mental health.

Mental Elf

Tough year predicted for the NHS

Chief executive of NHS England has warned of a 'incredibly tough' year for the NHS next year.

Health Service Journal

Elderly patients to be evicted from hospital

Royal Bournemouth Hospital are threatening to take legal action to evict elderly patients whose family refuse to take them home.

The Independent

Pregnancy app launched

The Perinatal Institute is piloting MiApp, based on work with Patients Know Best.

e-Health Insider

COPD patients being let down by hospitals

Doctors warn many COPD patients are still being let down by hospitals in England and Wales.

OnMedica

Order by date

20th Nov 2014

Worldwide cost of obesity same as smoking

Research suggests the worldwide cost of obesity is the same as smoking or armed conflict.

NHS Confederation responds to CQC guidance on openness and transparency

Press Release relating to: NHS Confederation

Antibiotic use confusing

Public Health England have published a survey which shows many patients are confused over what antibiotics are used for.

Nursing in Practice

Cancer targets missed

Official figures show the NHS in England is missing key target for treating cancer patients.

BBC News

Doctors in training 'bullied'

A survey has found nearly one in 10 doctors in training have experienced bullying.

OnMedica

Scotland release end of life guidance

New end of life guidelines have been released to improve patient care.

Nursing in Practice

19th Nov 2014

GP surgeries ranked by risk

The CQC has ranked GP surgeries in England in terms risk of providing poor care.

Online interventions for young people with depression

350 million people worldwide suffer from depression, but fewer than half receive treatment.

Mental Elf

Children still targeted by sugary drink marketers

Even though fewer ads are now being seen children and teens are still the prime target for marketers through product placement and social media.

Reuters News

Surgeon performance data to be published

In a move towards transparency performance data for surgeons in England is to be released by the NHS.

BBC News
e-Health Insider
Health Service Journal

Hospitals are not a good place to heal

Three reasons why a hospital is most likely not a good place to heal your wounds.

Natural News

Two CSUs to merge

Greater East Midlands and Arden CSUs are to formally merge.

Health Service Journal

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