A month after I had driven my excited, healthy and independent 18 year old daughter Emily to start her first year at University I received a text from her saying she felt unwell.
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Words are so precious and the most precious for me were those my Dad spoke in the last week of his life.
As cases of dementia rise, talk of new measures to support those living with it increases.
Following heath secretary Jeremy Hunt’s recent challenge to the NHS to ‘go paperless’ by 2018, doctors and hospitals are going to need IT tools to coordinate care electronically.
This year sees Unison reach its 20th anniversary. During those two decades, nurses and healthcare workers have seen a steady decline in their national influence and local organisation.
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