Issue : 21 August 2012
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Older patients in North Tyneside and Northumberland are set to benefit from a novel approach to helping them to eat well while in hospital.
'50 Shades of Grey encourages safe sex'Subscription
The eroticised depiction of condom use can increase safe sex in real life, says Joanne Leslie
Ensure you are up to date with the latest guidance from the NMC on cosmetic injectables, says Sally Taber
The number of gastric bypass operations carried out by the NHS in England has risen five-fold during the past five years, new figures have revealed.
Nurses working in the private sector could be given access to the NHS Pension Scheme it has emerged.
Organ transplants at record levelSubscription
A record number of organ transplants were carried out last year, health officials said.
Drunken party-goers who stumble into health clinics could be shown footage of themselves in a bid to crack down on binge drinking.
Statins found to reduce risk of pancreatitisSubscription
Statins have been found to reduce the risk of pancreatitis in people with raised blood fat levels.
Unexplained baby deaths at new lowSubscription
The number of babies dying from unexplained causes, including cot death, has fallen to the lowest level since records began.
MRSA and C diff deaths dropping Subscription
Official government figures show MRSA and C.difficile deaths have dropped.