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AUG 21/2013

SA Aboriginal health receives funding boost

Aboriginal communities in Australia are set to benefit from increased funding as part of an announcement from South Australian Health (SA Health). The organisation stated that $2.7 million (£1.5 million) will be invested into environmental heal...

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AUG 21/2013

G8 summit to tackle problem of dementia

The UK is set to host the first G8 summit to discuss the issues surrounding dementia and assess ways in which it can be tackled. It marks the start of a campaign to reach an ambitious level of international coordination to develop an effective respon...

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AUG 20/2013

Physiotherapists and podiatrists given prescription powers

Physiotherapists and podiatrists will now be allowed to prescribe independently, due to new laws which have come into effect today. The Department of Health will now allow those in these professions to prescribe medication to their patients with...

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AUG 19/2013

Nominations open for Scottish Health Awards 2013

Being a healthcare worker often means making selfless decisions and going the extra mile in order to provide the best service for your patients. However, recognition of this hard work is important - making staff feel valued and spurring them on to co...

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AUG 16/2013

Record number of UK organ transplants

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) said that there has been a six per cent annual increase in transplants, with 4,212 in 2012-13. Of these, around a quarter came from livi...

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