Issue : 16 July 2013
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Half a million cancer survivors are living with debilitating consequences of the disease, a charity has warned.
Warning that women in 30s are dying from alcoholSubscription
There has been a “worrying” increase in the number of women in their 30s and 40s who are dying from alcohol misuse, research suggests.
Health unions are conducting a survey of members to investigate your views about working longer in the NHS.
The biggest health trust in Britain has put itself in a financial “turnaround” after it emerged that it has been losing £2m a week.
Clinicians should go “out of their way” to check if end of live care patients and their families have any concerns, whether or not the Liverpool Care Pathway is being used, according to NHS England.
Most patients at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust now report receiving good treatment, but some are continuing to receive substandard care more than four years after widespread failures first emerged there.
The Mail Online promises us a “revolutionary blood test that could predict how long you’ll live, what ailments you’ll get – and how fast you’ll age”.
Understanding what care really means to your staff will benefit them and, ultimately, lead to improved patient outcomes
We were eating paella when I made the announcement. Do you know how hard it is to find vegetarian prawns by the way? Linda McCartney has stopped making them, something to do with the fact that they are ridiculous, but my daughter is insistent. “Everything can suffer dad,” she says. “Even a prawn.”
New nursing director to join Doncaster and Bassetlaw Subscription
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new director of nursing, midwifery and quality.