Friday, July 19, 2019

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NHS England: ‘we’ve not got enough beds or staff’

NHS England: ‘We’ve not got enough beds or staff’

Health bosses at NHS England say that there are not enough beds or staff ahead of the new financial year next week. Chief executives...
Andriukaitis: big data is shaping health policy in Europe

Andriukaitis: big data is shaping health policy in Europe

European Commissioner for Health Vytenis Andriukaitis has explained how big data is shaping health policy in Europe. Andriukaitis was speaking at this week’s European Alliance...
Universal health coverage is focus of World Health Day 2018

Universal health coverage is focus of World Health Day 2018

This year’s World Health Day (7 April) will focus on getting universal health coverage for everyone, with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling on...
EUPHA continues to take action against tobacco

EUPHA continues to take action against tobacco

The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) has taken action against one of the biggest public health issues, tobacco, through various advocacy efforts and continues...
European Commission makes statement ahead of World Tuberculosis Day

European Commission makes statement ahead of World Tuberculosis Day

The European Commission has released a statement on the eve of World Tuberculosis Day underlying its commitment to end the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by...
Blueberry muffins contain more sugar than a can of Cola

Blueberry muffins contain more sugar than a can of cola

Campaigners have called for less sugar and clear nutrition labelling after new analysis shows that blueberry muffins sold in UK supermarkets contain up to...
New approach to avoid delaying future dementia treatments in the NHS

New approach to avoid delaying future dementia treatments in the NHS

Alzheimer’s Research UK has published a report today stating that the NHS could face significant practical and financial challenges in delivering future dementia treatments. In...
A centre of excellence for medical cannabis research

A centre of excellence for medical cannabis research

The Czech Republic-based International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute is making an invaluable contribution to medical cannabis research worldwide, as Dr Ethan Russo tells Health...
The April 2018 HSRAA annual conference

The April 2018 HSRAA annual conference

The Health Sciences Records and Archives Association (HSRAA) has announced that the April 2018 HSRAA annual conference in Brighton, UK, will host speakers from...
GlobalData: Companies must provide personalised health solutions

GlobalData: Companies must provide personalised health solutions

The unmet need for a cross-platform electronic health record (EHR) must be addressed for the healthcare space to move forward and bring with it...
European journal calls for medical cannabis to be mainstream

European journal calls for medical cannabis to be mainstream

In a new special issue of the European Journal of Internal Medicine, researchers are calling for medical cannabis to be properly established in the...
UK government invests £210m into precision medicine programme

UK government invests £210m into precision medicine programme

The UK government is set to invest £210m (~€237m) into precision medicine and healthy ageing programmes as part of its landmark Ageing Society Grand...

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