Issue : 30 July 2014
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The first public toilet in Britain opened over 150 years ago – and for a long time they were a matter of considerable civic pride.
If the NHS gets staffing right, employees are less likely to burn out and should be able to hold to their values, says Andrew Clements
“Pea-sized brain hub could shed light on depression,” BBC News reports.
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I would like to report David Prior, the chairman of the CQC, for abuse of vulnerable adults, namely, NHS frontline staff.
The need to plan the district nurse workforce is urgently required, says Crystal Oldman
“Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease,” The Guardian reports.
“Two minute of exercise … is enough to boost pensioners’ health,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“One in almost every 3,000 blood donors in England could be infected with hepatitis E, according to a new study,” The Times reports.
“Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts, a large international study suggests,” BBC News reports.
“Deadly Mers virus ‘could now be airborne’,” The Independent reports. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, which has an estimated case fatality rate of 30%, has been detected in an air sample in a camel barn in Saudi Arabia. This raises the possibility the virus could be spread through the air in the same way as flu.