Issue : March 2018
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The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread and appear to be driven by workload pressures and burn out.
Regulators have removed the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in west Essex from the “special measures” regime for struggling providers following improvements in care, particularly in the children and young people’s service.
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Diabetes patients taking dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors (DPP-4), commonly known as gliptins, may have an increased risk of also developing inflammatory bowel disease, warn Canadian researchers.
The ancient martial art of tai chi has similar or greater benefits than aerobic exercise for patients with fibromyalgia, a US trial has found, suggesting it may be an alternative treatment strategy.
The TV channel ITV and national newspaper The Mirror are calling for nominations for a new set of awards designed to celebrate NHS nurses and other staff in the service’s 70th anniversary year.
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The current “staffing crisis” in the NHS has been a major driver behind the new pay deal, with hopes it will boost recruitment and retention of nurses, say those involved in devising the framework.
Prolonged sitting time and low physical activity levels are linked with the development of lower urinary tract symptoms, according to researchers from South Korea.
The NHS is already struggling to cope with accident and emergency admissions involving patients who are in the last year of their lives and is heading for a “crisis”, a charity has warned.