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NOV 28/2014

How can elderly people benefit from assistive technology?

Older people are often taken into care homes because they fall into ill health and they can no longer look after themselves on their own. However, assistive technology can help the elderly maintain their health and stay in their own homes for as long...

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NOV 28/2014

Can better patient transparency improve outcomes?

Health and social care experts have expressed their concerns about the current healthcare system, and how changes to it could significantly improve patient outcomes. One of the ways that the NHS could change to improve its success rates is to include...

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NOV 26/2014

New drug to reduce drink dependence

Alcohol-related health problems cost the NHS in England around £3.5 billion a year, according to recent estimates. This is caused by the 1.2 million hospital admissions recorded in 2012/13 that were because of a booze-related injury. However, t...

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NOV 26/2014

BMA: Openness is key for better NHS care

A new consultation, launched by health secretary Jeremy Hunt, has sparked concerns from many leading bodies in the sector. One of these is the British Medical Association (BMA), which has said that the NHS needs to encourage a culture of openness to ...

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NOV 25/2014

Becoming a doctor: Where to begin?

Becoming a doctor is a lengthy process and one that takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right candidate it can be a worthwhile pursuit that leads to an enjoyable career. Being a doctor can enable you to specialise in any number ...

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