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MAY 07/2013

The four principles of medicines optimisation

Guidance has been published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) to encourage healthcare professionals to ensure medicines are used appropriately. 'Medicines Optimisation: Helping patients to make the most of medicines' outlines the impo...

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MAY 03/2013

More women under 50 diagnosed with breast cancer, study finds

Doctors across the UK will often see women with concerns about breast cancer, which seems to be affecting those under the age of 50 more frequently. The latest figures from Cancer Research UK show there was an 11 per cent increase in the number of un...

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MAY 03/2013

Top student nurses awarded at London ceremony

Some of the profession's finest student nurses were honoured at an awards ceremony at Grange St Paul's Hotel in London on Wednesday (1st May).  The Student Nursing Times Awards 2013 provided accolades to a number of the industries most p...

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MAY 02/2013

Fully-funded course open to nurses interested in clinical research

Nurses looking to develop their career in clinical research can now apply for a fully-funded postgraduate course being run by Kingston University and St George's University of London. NHS professionals willing to travel to London will able to app...

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MAY 01/2013

Anesthesia does not raise the risk of dementia in elderly patients, study says

The potential link between anesthesia and the increased risk of dementia in elderly patients has been debated since the mid-1950s. However, a new study has found there is no association between anesthesia and cognitive decline. As the the latest rese...

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