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Let’s put mental health at the heart of EU policy making

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) implored for action from the European Commission to develop a comprehensive EU Mental Health Strategy The Coalition for Mental...
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Digitising the outpatient model

With outpatient capacity limited and demand on the NHS only growing, is it time to reconsider outpatient services and move to digital models of...
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A new evaluation service for teams building digital health products

Harnessing technology to reduce inequality, influence positive social change, and solve complex public health problems is no easy task; but could Public Health England...
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Children’s mental health funding not being used appropriately

New research by YoungMinds has revealed that funding for children’s mental health services are being diverted to other priorities Back in 2015, an extra £1.4...
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NHS staffing crisis: A critical exception to the immigration rules 

Staffing shortages remain a pervasive challenge for the NHS, risking patient safety, care standards and the pursuit of innovation UK immigration lawyer and guest contributor...
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Local digital health projects in adult care awarded a share of £4.5m

The funding will enable the 16 organisations who provide adult social care services to roll out their local digital projects on a wider scale The...
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Sugar levels in UK soft drinks decrease in the wake of government tax

Researchers have discovered that UK drinks manufacturers have lowered the sugar levels in their drinks following the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) The Soft drink’s...
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EFN: celebrating nurses and discussing the importance of digital healthcare

The European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) met at the European Parliament to discuss the hard work achieved by nurses and the impact of...
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Forced organ harvesting: “I said: ‘you are breaking the law,’ and he replied: ‘yes’...

Falun Gong practitioner Zhang Yanhua was arrested in 2001 and held for seven years in a prison in Northern China, where she was tortured....
CURE group: what is happening to demand for emergency care?

CURE group: what is happening to demand for emergency care?

Could the NHS be driving surplus demand and by extension additional strain on services such as emergency care? The pressures of patient demand on emergency...
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WHO: “Cancer should not be a death sentence for anyone, anywhere”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined steps that could prevent seven million cancer-related deaths across the world The guidelines spell out the need to...
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XAG introduces drone disinfection operation to fight the coronavirus outbreak

Chinese tech company XAG has established a 5m-yuan fund to set up a drone disinfectant operation to curb the coronavirus outbreak The coronavirus has now...

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