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

woensdag 11 april 2018

Unintended weight loss major risk factor for some cancers

Unintended weight loss major risk factor for some cancers
Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, according to the UK authors of the first "robust" research analysis to examine the link between the two.
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Around 30% of English NHS hospitals charge their staff to park
Three out of 10 hospitals charge staff for parking, with many also charging for disabled parking, new figures suggest.
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Senior NHS England nurse joins dementia care provider
Care village operator Belong has appointed NHS England's former head of nursing strategy and commissioning, Stacey McCann, to the post of chief operating officer.
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CQC review finds specialist skills gaps in private sector nursing
Staffing levels at independent acute hospitals are generally good but a review of provision by the Care Quality Commission has found not all nurses have the specialist skills they need.
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Exclusive: New RCN director targets support for senior nurses
Boosting support for trust chief nurses is among the key priorities for the new regional director of the Royal College of Nursing in the South West, who says they are "often the lone voice for quality and nursing on the board".
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Care provider drops 'hospice' from title to ease patient fears
A hospice provider says it is one of the first in the UK to drop the word "hospice" from its name, in order to challenge fear and misconceptions about its services.
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