Issue : 11 November 2015
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“Drinking three glasses of champagne per week could help stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease,” the Daily Mirror reports.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a “new ambition” to reduce the rate of stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths in England by 20% by 2020 and 50% by 2030.
The magic of the NHSSubscription
In June I travelled to Fort Portal in Uganda to start an elective three week placement
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust will take over a maternity unit previously run by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Analysis of service redesign plans drawn up by mental health providers has revealed reductions to senior nursing posts, but an increase in junior registrants and non-clinical roles in anticipation of further funding cuts.
OK, so this one’s personal. I lost my mum earlier this year.
Computer-assisted cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT) is likely to be ineffective in the treatment of depression because of low patient adherence and engagement, suggests the largest study of its kind.
A specialist mental health midwife should be employed at every trust with a maternity unit in order to help “strengthen” services, according to a major report setting out standards for midwives working in perinatal mental health care.
Two new risk prediction tools can identify patients with diabetes who are at high risk of complications such as blindness and amputation, according to UK researchers.
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey has made a full recovery from ebola, according to the Royal Free London Foundation Trust, where she was being treated.