Issue : June 2018
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Air pollution is clearly linked to peaks in admissions to hospitals and visits to primary care for certain respiratory conditions, according to a new study by UK researchers.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has urged caution among prescribers over the use of antibiotics for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
nhs logo To help celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, we have created a pathway looking at some of the key events in nursing and healthcare that have taken place since 1948.
The enduring success of the NHS is down to the “brilliance” of staff, according to chief executive Simon Stevens who conveyed a “heartfelt thank you” on the day the health service turned 70.
A specialist nurse who works in Norfolk and Suffolk has been named as the best learning disability nurse in England at a charity awards ceremony.
The government is to explore introducing an opt-in system that would allow universities to share information on student mental health with parents or a trusted person.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
Healthcare professionals should stop using the term “soft diet” following 277 incidents in two years in which patients have been given food that is unsuitable for them, the NHS watchdog has said.