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NOV 17/2014

How can the NHS prevent elderly residents from falling?

There are numerous ways that medical professionals in the NHS can help and support the elderly who are at a higher risk of falling. When a person falls, they can suffer fractured or broken bones that can take weeks or months to heal, but when this ha...

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NOV 13/2014

NHS increases its spend on medicines

New figures have suggested that the NHS has significantly increased the amount of funding given to medicines, which could have an impact on medical professionals in all sectors.   The forecast, released by the Health and Social Care Information ...

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NOV 12/2014

Women’s Aid: Midwives should ask questions about domestic abuse

Midwives should feel confident asking questions regarding domestic abuse, Women’s Aid has claimed. Speaking at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Conference, Polly Neate, chief executive of Women’s Aid, said that domestic violence...

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NOV 12/2014

RCM: Public wants 1% NHS staff pay increase

The public wants a one per cent increase in NHS staff pay, a new study has suggested. Research from ComRes commissioned by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) found that four out of five people would back the one per cent pay award put forward by the...

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NOV 10/2014

King’s Fund: More clinicians should put patients first

More clinicians should have access to training that allows them to put patients in more control of their own health, King Fund has urged. The organisation has claimed that putting patients first has been an explicit policy goal for over 20 years, but...

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