Category list : Alcohol
Stories with this category.
Drug Dealer, MDSubscription
’I found myself drawing experiences of patients I have met throughout my career in healthcare and how “addicts” as we categorise them, adopt the same behavioural characteristics’
The holistic guide for cancer survivorsSubscription
’This “impeccably researched and reassuring book” should be read by everybody touched by cancer either on a professional or personal basis’
A patient is a member of a familySubscription
We talk about a holistic approach to care but often fail to provide comfort and support to the people that matter the most to patients; their families
Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription
Patients judged to be drinking too much, based on units consumed per week, should be sent for scans to detect early liver disease, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
RCN warns of ‘profound public health challenges’Subscription
The Royal College of Nursing has warned of a “stark” need to tackle increasing obesity levels, especially in deprived areas, following the publication of new national data.
The Council of Deans of Health has announced the election of Professor Brian Webster-Henderson as its chair-elect.
Nurse receives award for helping combat veteransSubscription
A mental health nurse in Northumberland has been awarded a prestigious prize for his innovative approach to supporting ex-service personnel with substance misuse issues.
Patients with acute pancreatitis are being repeatedly admitted to hospital because the cause is not always identified or treated properly, an assessment of care has revealed.
Sharp rise in teen poisonings over past 20 yearsSubscription
There has been a sharp rise in the overall number of teen poisonings over the past 20 years in the UK, particularly among girls and young women, according to researchers.
Is a pint of beer a day good for the heart?Subscription
“Pint of beer a day could protect you from heart attacks,” The Independent reports. A new review on the alleged protective effects of moderate beer drinking has been warmly welcomed by the UK media – but nobody reported that it was funded by an Italian beer trade association.