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Category list : Alcohol

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  • drug dealer

    Drug Dealer, MDSubscription

    Book review5 April, 2017

    ’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

    The holistic guide for cancer survivorsSubscription

    Book review21 March, 2017

    ’This “impeccably researched and reassuring book” should be read by everybody touched by cancer either on a professional or personal basis’

  • Each person is a member of a family, which means that families play an integral part in maintaining an individual’s health.

    A patient is a member of a familySubscription

    Opinion7 February, 2017

    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

  • alcohol

    Refer heavy drinkers for liver scans, says NICE Subscription

    News19 December, 2016

    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.

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    RCN warns of ‘profound public health challenges’Subscription

    News15 December, 2016

    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.

  • Council of Deans of Health

    Mental health nurse to be next chair of Council of DeansSubscription

    News17 November, 2016

    The Council of Deans of Health has announced the election of Professor Brian Webster-Henderson as its chair-elect.

  • sick stress bed tired ill

    Nurse receives award for helping combat veteransSubscription

    News25 October, 2016

    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.

  • Pancreatic Cancer UK

    Too many repeat admissions for acute pancreatitisSubscription

    News11 July, 2016

    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.

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    Sharp rise in teen poisonings over past 20 yearsSubscription

    News17 May, 2016

    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

    NHS Choices16 May, 2016

    “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.

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