Issue : September
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Death and dying: a community perspectiveSubscription
After working for nearly 4 years within a hospice setting at Wheatfields - a Leeds-based hospice run by national health and social care charity Sue Ryder - I was quietly focused in my thinking that, just as hospitals are the places where people should give birth, so hospices are the best place to die.
I spent the night in EAU.
This advertorial was sponsored by Novo Nordisk. The content was approved by the sponsoring company and the author prior to publication.Prior to 1985, insulin administration for people with diabetes meant using a large glass syringe and a reusable needle, both of which had to be sterilised by boiling.
As many as 35,000 mothers are not receiving professional help for postnatal depression, according to a charity.
“A daily 10p vitamin pill could prevent millions of people being struck down by Alzheimer’s disease,” the Daily Express has reported.
The other side of the sheets, part two: SaturdaySubscription
I arrive in A&E.
Testing for human papillomavirus as part of cervical screening reduces the number of women unnecessarily going on for further tests by over a third, according to a study by the Institute of Cancer Research.
“Study reveals laughter really is the best medicine,” reports BBC news. Several newspapers covered this small study investigating the effect of laughter on pain tolerance.
The majority of parents would like to be present during attempted resuscitation of their child, when given the choice, according to researchers from Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.
ERIC win national Third Sector Excellence awardSubscription
ERIC, the UK’s only charity dedicated to providing information and support to children suffering with continence problems, and their families, has won the Small Charity, Big Achiever award at the national Third Sector Excellence Awards.