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

donderdag 11 oktober 2018

London nurses providing same day health checks for homeless

London nurses providing same day health checks for homeless
Homeless people sleeping rough in South London are benefitting from on the spot checks and same-day registration with a GP thanks to a project set up by specialist nurses.
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All English NHS hospital trusts agree to 'cut sugary drinks sales'
Every NHS hospital in England has agreed to cut sales of sugary drinks on their premises as part of efforts to curb rising levels of obesity.
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Researchers advise against decongestants for colds in children
Decongestants should not be given to young children because there is no evidence they help clear up a blocked or runny nose and their safety is unclear, according to experts investigating the effectiveness of treatments for the common cold.
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CQC highlights creative use of nursing roles to meet demand
Nurses are helping to prop up struggling services by stepping outside their usual remits and putting their valuable skills to new use, according to a new report by England's care regulator.
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Genes more important than diet for gout risk, suggests study
For centuries the painful condition of gout has been associated with a rich diet but a new study that suggests genetics may be more to blame could help shatter long-held misconceptions, say researchers.
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Nursing terminally ill teens represented on stage in new play
The stress of nursing the terminally ill is one of the themes of a new play about two teenagers who meet in a hospice.
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