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

donderdag 2 augustus 2018

Fresh warnings raised on future of learning disability nursing

Fresh warnings raised on future of learning disability nursing
The NHS in England is facing up to a 35% shortfall in learning disability nurses by 2020 unless action is taken to address the current education and recruitment "crisis", according to an official analysis.
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Care home turns to 'armchair karate' to help dementia residents
Armchair karate has been helping older people in Northumberland stay physically active, after a nurse purchased equipment so they could test out their "best jabs" at the care home she runs.
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Free Glastonbury tickets to be offered to 500 student nurses
Glastonbury Festival founder, Michael Eavis, has offered to give 500 free tickets to local student nurses in Somerset, in order to engage more people with the profession and boost recruitment.
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Women with PCOS found to be 'more likely to have autistic child'
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University.
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Pilot scheme for clinic to treat gaming addicts as young as 12
Children as young as 12 will be among the first patients seen at a new NHS clinic, which is being set up to address computer game addiction.
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Both heavy drinking and abstinence may increase dementia risk
People who either abstain from drinking from alcohol in the long term or drink heavily are at increased risk of developing dementia compared to moderate drinkers, a study suggests.
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