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JUN 17/2013

OECD recommends longer-term quality care for elderly

A new report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has recommended that more must be done to ensure quality care is received by a rapidly ageing international population. According to the figures the number of people o...

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JUN 14/2013

Nurse-led programmes recommended for RA patients

Data presented at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Madrid, Spain has shown the benefits of nurse-led patient self-management programmes. A COMEDRA study in France over six months assessed patients with rheu...

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JUN 13/2013

Nice releases advice on disabilities caused by stroke

The National Institute of health and Care Excellence (Nice) has brought out a set of guidelines covering the treatment of patients who have a disability caused by stroke. It outlines to doctors and healthcare professionals that these patien...

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JUN 13/2013

Guidelines issued for midwifes on Caesarean sections

A new set of NHS guidelines from the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice) have clarified the best practice for Caesarean sections. It outlines that mothers-to-be must have a properly documented discussion with midwives a...

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JUN 12/2013

Follow-up care ‘can improve breast cancer recovery’

New research has found that follow-up care given by those in oncology and surgery professions can help to improve recovery in breast cancer patients. A study from The Miriam Hospital published in this month’s issue of Health Psyc...

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