We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

donderdag 1 maart 2018

Home blood pressure monitoring should be ‘commonplace’

Home blood pressure monitoring should be 'commonplace'
Practice nurses should encourage patients with hypertension to monitor their blood pressure at home and use those readings in their day-to-day care, according to a team of UK researchers.
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Number of nurses working in English NHS continues to fall
Latest workforce figures have revealed a further decrease in the number of nurses and health visitors working in the NHS in England.
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NHS facing 'perfect storm' of cold weather, flu and norovirus
The health service in England should be ready for continued pressure as a result of the current cold snap, according to the latest update from the NHS national emergency pressures panel.
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Staff shortages driving rise in public dissatisfaction with NHS
Staff shortages, along with long waiting times, lack of funding and government reforms, have pushed dissatisfaction levels with the health service to a 10-year high, according to latest survey findings.
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Heart failure risk higher for some breast cancer survivors
Patients who were treated for breast cancer or lymphoma are more than three times at risk for developing congestive heart failure, compared with other women, according to US researchers.
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Mental health patients 'face lengthy stays in faraway rehab'
People in rehabilitation for mental health problems often face lengthy stays far from home and local support, with those in private providers most affected, the Care Quality Commission has found.
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