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Issue : 18 August 2008

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  • Weight loss surgery does not cure sleep apnoeaSubscription

    News18 August, 2008

    Bariatric surgery does not solve the problem of obstructive sleep apnoea in people that are obese, show study findings published online in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

  • Ward introduce child-friendly uniformsSubscription

    News20 August, 2008

    Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead has introduced new specially designed uniforms in a bid to make their ward more child-friendly.

  • Video interview with the winner of the Chief Nursing Officer's awardSubscription

    Video21 August, 2008

    Watch a short film about Nicky Hepden and her Baker Street Clinic in Reading. The clinic - which provides healthcare to some of the area's most vulnerable groups - landed Nicky the Chief Nursing Officer's Award at the NT Awards. Here she talks about setting up the clinic, her work and what it felt like to win the award.

  • Video interview with the winner of the Chief Nursing Officer's awardSubscription

    News21 August, 2008

    Watch a short film about Nicky Hepden and her Baker Street Clinic in Reading. The clinic - which provides healthcare to some of the area's most vulnerable groups - landed Nicky the Chief Nursing Officer's Award at the NT Awards. Here she talks about setting up the clinic, her work and what it felt like to win the award.

  • Trust fined over hazardous substance exposureSubscription

    News20 August, 2008

    A Lincolnshire acute trust has been fined after a worker was exposed to hazardous substances

  • Therapy pilot scheme saves bed daysSubscription

    News19 August, 2008

    A one-year pilot scheme which gives patients the chance to leave hospital earlier and receive follow-up care at home is proving to be a major success.

  • Survival rates improve by 11% for teen cancersSubscription

    News21 August, 2008

    Survival rates for teenagers and young people with cancer have improved significantly over the last 20 years, according to UK research.

  • Specialist palliative care shortage in ScotlandSubscription

    News21 August, 2008

    Most people requiring palliative care in Scotland are treated by generalists not specialists, says a report from Audit Scotland.

  • Silver tubes could reduce critical care infectionsSubscription

    News20 August, 2008

    Using silver coated endotracheal tubes with critically ill patients can lead to a 36% reduction in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).

  • Severe stress during pregnancy linked to schizophreniaSubscription

    News22 August, 2008

    Pregnant women who endure severe psychological stress are more likely to give birth to a child that develops schizophrenia than other women, according to researchers.

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