Issue : 12 February 2013
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The news that lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in British women is being widely reported by the media.
The Francis report describes in horrific detail the impact of political change without ever acknowledging the politics behind the scandal, says Chris Hart
‘Children from middle-class families are generally fatter than their poorer counterparts’, The Independent reports.
‘Eye gene discovery may end the need for glasses,’ is the somewhat optimistic headline in the Daily Express.
Family members of relatives who have been placed on the Liverpool Care Pathway are being asked to share their experiences of it with an independent review for the government.
The number of gay and bisexual men contracting HIV rose over the past 20 years because of a rise in the number having unprotected sex, new research shows.
The lives of 95 babies could be saved every hour - 830,000 a year - if new mothers started breastfeeding their newborns in the “power hour” immediately after the birth, a charity has claimed.
‘Babies delivered by caesarean section at higher risk of asthma and allergies’, the Mail Online reports.
Nurse sought to provide healthcare to pilgrimsSubscription
A homeless charity is seeking a volunteer nurse to oversee its healthcare needs during a pilgrimage to Canterbury this spring.
One of Plymouth Hospitals Trust’s most senior nurses is leaving to become head of leadership development for NHS South of England.