Issue : 26 October 2016
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Women may be at risk of experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, according to a UK study.
An innovative “pen” device designed to help patients easily inject themselves with rheumatology drugs has been made available on the health service.
Sam Evans, who works at Queen’s Hospital in Burton, is one of the first midwives to undertake training in the innovative therapy designed to help parents come to terms with the loss of a baby.
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been placed in the “special measures” support scheme for struggling health service organisations, after the Care Quality Commission rated it “inadequate”.
A computer virus has forced a struggling hospital trust to declare a major incident and cancel two days of routine operations, appointments and diagnostics.
Basildon hospital was forced to call its first internal critical incident in years and cancel ”significant amounts” of elective work last week due to a lack of available beds.
New statistics have highlighted how little training GPs and practice nurses are being offered in mental health, according to a charity.
A five-year strategic framework to control antimicrobial resistance and healthcare associated infections has been published by the Scottish government.
To coincide with the clocks going back over the weekend, high-profile brands donated their advertising space to a charity and unions asked people to spare a thought for the millions working night shifts.
The charity that successfully campaigned for a statue of Mary Seacole has changed name and structure to ensure the Crimea nursing pioneer’s legacy will “inspire future generations”.