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Artificial Intelligence in diagnostic medicine – a tool to replace clinicians?

Here, Gerry Morrow discusses whether we will ever see AI fully replicate autonomous decision making and what the future role of AI in diagnostic medicine is.
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Patients feel overwhelmed by the demand of living with diabetes

New research from Diabetes UK has found that seven out of ten people feel overwhelmed by the demands of living with diabetes, which significantly affects their mental and physical health.
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Countries throw a spotlight on European public health

More than 70 events in over 25 countries take place between 13 and 17 May in first ever European Public Health Week.
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Using AI in NHS diagnosis: Apply for funding

Up to £240,000 is available for organisations exploring the use of AI in NHS, through machine learning in fracture diagnosis.
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Veteran-led support to be at the heart of mental health services

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced a new package of mental health services to boost veteran-led support.
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MindWell launches wellbeing guide for Leeds employers

MindWell, a mental health website for people in Leeds, commissioned by NHS Leeds CCG, is launching ‘MindWell at Work’, a new employee wellbeing guide for employers.
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Trans people in China risk lives with dangerous self-surgery

Trans people in China are performing highly dangerous surgery on themselves and buying unsafe hormone treatments on the black market.
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How to treat a herniated disc without surgery

Stephen Haynes, Osteopath and IDD Therapy provider, and Clinical Director of Active Therapy Clinic, highlights the causes of a herniated disc and what treatments are available, here.
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Lithuania: A hotspot for cost effective and world-class medical care

UK patients are looking to European destinations such as Lithuania, where world-class medical care can be carried out quicker, privately, and at a much lower cost.
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£1.9 million for rough sleepers living with mental illness

Adults who are sleeping rough and living with mental illness or substance misuse will benefit from £1.9 million funding to improve their access to vital healthcare.
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Maternal Mental Health: Treatments for Postnatal depression

Dr Leigh Neal highlights the treatments available for Postnatal depression following Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
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How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

British Safety Council launches wellbeing videos with exercises and advice to help workers beat stress and maintain good mental health.
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UK programme to protect children at risk of exploitation

National programme will provide specialist support and boost protection for children most at risk of criminal or sexual exploitation.
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Female Firefighters at risk of PTSD and suicidal thoughts

Female firefighters are at a high risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, compared to male firefighters, according to a new study.
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How can bots improve social care?

Helen Dempster, Chief Visionary Officer at Karantis360, discusses how human and bot working successfully together could improve social care.
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Britain: A nation of undiagnosed and untreated mental health conditions

Smart TMS provides commentary on how the discussion around mental health needs to improve as many illnesses go undiagnosed and untreated.
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The race to paperless: How the NHS is moving towards a digital future

Jonathan Elliott, Director and General Manager, Public Sector at Xerox comments on how the NHS is moving towards a digital future and eliminating paper.
Accelerated Access Collaborative

Government announces improvements to the Accelerated Access Collaborative

Department of Health and Social Care announces improvements to the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) that will put the most promising medicines, diagnostic tools and digital services through clinical development and regulatory processes faster.
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41% of Londoners would use CBD to manage their mental health

Research reveals Londoners are the most anxious and have the worst work-life balance in the UK and many would choose to use CBD oil rather than seeing their GP.
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Outdoor workspaces can have a positive impact on your health

Lloyd Coldrick, Managing Director of Cobus discusses why outdoor workspaces aren't just aesthetically pleasing but affect you mentally and physically too.

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