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donderdag 10 augustus 2017

NHS England announces world’s largest single PrEP implementation trial to prevent HIV infection

NHS England announces world's largest single PrEP implementation trial to prevent HIV infection
NHS England has today (Thursday 3 August) announced the start of a pioneering implementation trial to provide HIV prevention drugs to people at high risk of HIV infection. From September, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) will now be provided by the NHS through the initial three year trial to an estimated 10,000 people, in what will be […]
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Expo spotlights nursing for the future
Professor Jane Cummings has said this year's Health and Care Innovation Expo will highlight how nursing leadership can transform care of the future. Writing in a blog today, the Chief Nursing Officer for England explains how "nursing, midwifery and care staff, whatever their role, wherever they work can all lead change and add value across […]
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Hundreds more people surviving heart failure, independent study finds
Improvements in patient care mean hundreds more people are surviving heart failure, a new independent study has found. A report published today has found that the mortality rate for people admitted to hospital with heart failure has dropped from 9.6 per cent to 8.9 per cent. The reduction in the mortality rate means that in […]
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