Blackcurrant cough syrup recall over mould riskSubscription
Some batches of own-brand blackcurrant cough syrups for children have been recalled because there is a risk that they may include mould, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) has advised.
Charity begins pilot of online bereavement services Subscription
Health and social care charity Sue Ryder is to pilot an online bereavement service to support people dealing with grief.
There is not enough evidence to recommend women take vitamin D supplements during pregnancy to help avoid high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, according to a major new study.
Concerns raised by nurses more than 25 years ago about excessive use of powerful painkilling drugs at Gosport War Memorial Hospital were ignored resulting in lives being needlessly cut short, according to a public inquiry into more than 800 deaths at the hospital.
The Scottish government has said it will increase efforts to recruit nurses and other health care staff from overseas to address staffing shortages following the relaxation of UK visa rules.
More than a third of the people making the list of Health and Care’s Top 70 Stars, which were decided by a public vote, are nurses.
The “outrageous” five‐year survival rate in England for patients with the most common type of pancreatic cancer ‐ pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) ‐ has been revealed for the first time in a study, commissioned by the charity Pancreatic Cancer UK
A new nurse‐led model of community care developed in the Netherlands has proved hugely popular with both patients and staff in London and could help solve some of the current problems in district nursing, according to a new study
The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme in adolescent girls has led to a dramatic fall in the number of young women carrying the infection which can cause cervical cancer in England, a study published online in the Journal of Infectious Diseases has shown
The Royal College of Nursing has backed a call to tackle the marketing of unhealthy food and drinks to children via catch‐up TV after an analysis revealed that viewers of Britain’s Got Talent on demand were bombarded with adverts for unhealthy food and drinks