Nano technology should be adopted whenever it is proven effective.
nothing has really moved forward in the field of psychiatry in 20 years. New therapies for psychological problems are not recognised and the same old CBT and Counselling are the recognised methods by NICE.
As a norm the suggestion given to patients is that they will need 10 to 12 sessions of treatment. Why?
Academic qualification are not the definitive answer to being a capable nurse. True Nursing care is beyond academia.
There is a term called the thin edge of the wedge.
If this call for a fee was carried it would have cause untold misery.
If a patient does not attend that frees the Doctors time up. Currently the average time GPs spend with a patient is approximately 10 to 15 minutes. This equates to the fee being in reality £40.00 per hour.
It is also normal to attend for an appointment and have to wait for 1 hour so does the GP get charged for this by the patient?
suspect funding of this research by drug company?
Its very simple the drug companies wish to sell drugs.
For NICE to recommend this practise I find repugnant.
As one of the aging population may I point out that all of my friends of 50 plus who were pressed to take statins are now dead or suffering from the side effect of this drug.
I refused to take this drug 20 years ago and as you can see from my note I am still here.
From experience in employing Hi tech individuals over a period of 30 years.
The individuals who came from a purely academic ie University training route did not perform as well as the individual who had followed a City & Guilds training hands on route.
I would presume it is very similar to today in nursing.
Nothing new, why 8 years of research when to my mind the risk factors have not changed.
Compassion is not just needed by nursing staff it should be key to the whole NHS ethos Senior managers clinicians and consultants.
There are are new methods of removing chronic pain using Energy Therapy techniques.
Unfortunately they are not recognised by the mainstream medical profession even when they are shown to be effective.