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Issue : December 2012

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    Asperger's not in DSM-5 mental health manual

    NHS Choices11 December, 2012

    ‘Asperger’s syndrome dropped from psychiatrists’ handbook’, is the headline in The Guardian.

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    Audit raises bowel cancer concernsSubscription

    News17 December, 2012

    Many bowel cancer patients do not get the right medical help until it is too late, figures show.

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    Charity report shows examples of bad NHS care

    NHS Choices1 December, 2012

    “‘Shocking’ treatment in NHS hospitals and care homes exposed in report,” The Guardian reports, while the Daily Mail says that a “Damning report reveals failings in NHS care of patients ‘treated worse than animals’.”

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    Child's chance of obesity predictedSubscription

    News29 November, 2012

    Parents are being offered a way to predict the chances of their newborn baby becoming obese.

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    Claims flu jab is a 'waste of money' misleading

    NHS Choices30 November, 2012

    As flu season approaches, claims that the flu vaccine is a ‘waste of money’ are being widely reported. The Daily Telegraph declares that ‘flu vaccine effectiveness [is] exaggerated,’ while the Daily Mail claims that ‘flu jabs are a ‘waste’ of taxpayer’s money.’

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    CQC finds staffing now safe on Bristol children's heart wardSubscription

    News14 December, 2012

    The Care Quality Commission is satisfied University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust has addressed concerns about staffing levels on a ward for children recovering from heart surgery, a report by the trust claims.

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    CRB check changes to help nursesSubscription

    News28 December, 2012

    Criminal records checks will be able to be used again and again, making it easier for agency nurses to work in different organisations.

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Dementia crisis looming, warns HuntSubscription

    News27 December, 2012

    Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned that Britain is facing a crisis if more is not done to combat dementia.

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    Diabetes increases heart attack risk by 48%

    NHS Choices16 December, 2012

    “People with diabetes 48% more likely to suffer heart attack, researchers find”, says The Guardian. Meanwhile, the Daily Mail reports that people with diabetes are “65% more likely to have heart failure than the rest of the population”.

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    Four cups of coffee a day 'halves' mouth cancer risk

    NHS Choices18 December, 2012

    “Drinking coffee halves the risk of mouth cancer – even in smokers and drinkers,” claims the Daily Mail.

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