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Deprivation and its impact on the health of people with Type 1 diabetes

New research announced today at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference has revealed shocking health inequalities between people with Type 1 diabetes depending on where they live.
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Insights: The seven year pain of Endometriosis

Martina Mercer speaks to us about her seven year fight with Endometriosis, and her struggle to obtain the hysterectomy that would change her quality of life.
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Tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together

John Grumitt, CEO of Changing Health and Chair of IDEAL Group highlights the importance of tackling the biggest challenges in diabetes care – together.
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ECH announces plans to open first UK medical cannabis clinics

European Cannabis Holdings (ECH) has announced plans to open The Medical Cannabis Clinics in a step toward aiding patients living with a range of chronic conditions.
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Measles in Europe: Record number of sick and immunised people

More children are being vaccinated against measles in Europe; progress has been uneven between and within countries, leaving increasing clusters of susceptible individuals unprotected.
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Five rare diseases you never knew existed

Learn about these five rare diseases to support governments, scientists and healthcare professionals to find treatments.
NHS' Long Term Plan

Setting up the NHS’ Long Term Plan for success

David Green, Director & Co-Founder, Remedium Partners, highlights why the success of the NHS' Long Term Plan will rely on smart strategic workforce planning.
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Cholera, water quality and public health in early Victorian cities

Romola Davenport and Richard Smith, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge explores the fascinating areas of cholera, water quality and public health in early Victorian cities.
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Cardiovascular disease: How to stop a killer

Cardiovascular disease claims the most lives every year but is largely preventable according to the President of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, a branch of the European Society of Cardiology.
National Genomic Healthcare Strategy

National Genomic Healthcare Strategy: Improving services for rare disease sufferers

The government will today announce a new National Genomic Healthcare Strategy and measures to improve services for people with rare diseases.
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Digital services in an outstanding NHS trust

Within healthcare, we are seeing a rapid race towards digital services, with NHS trusts and organisations leaving paper, pull cords and legacy systems behind one by one.
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Women in the tech world: We need you

In this article, Stacey Wilkinson talks about how her experiences whilst travelling the world as a recruiter led her to believe that economies need more women in the tech world.
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Diabetes: The patients’ perspective

Jenny Hirst MBE, Co-Chair of the InDependent Diabetes Trust shares her expertise on diabetes from the patients’ perspective.
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Defining dementia and Alzheimer’s in the 21st century

Paul Edwards, Director of Clinical Services at Dementia UK, explores what dementia actually means in the 21st century, including the all-important differences between dementia and Alzheimer’s.
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Insights: Life after an HIV-positive diagnosis

This LGBT history month, Philip Baldwin speaks to Nishat from Open Access Government about living with an HIV-positive diagnosis, Gay rights in Russia, women with HIV, Hepatitis C stigma and iconic historical figures.
NHS pagers

Health and Social Care Secretary orders ban on NHS pagers

Matt Hancock, Health and Social Care Secretary, has ordered the removal of NHS pagers for non-emergency communications by the end of 2021.
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New treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Professor Dame Pamela Shaw explains how the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) supports experimental medicine and translational research in neurodegenerative diseases.
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Calling time on obesity and type 2 diabetes

Professor Graham MacGregor, Chair of Action on Sugar, discusses stopping excessive sugar consumption, whilst investigating obesity and type 2 diabetes.
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NHSX: joint organisation for digital transformation in NHS

The unit will take forward digital transformation in the NHS, allowing patients and staff to benefit from the latest digital systems and technology.
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Tackling sepsis through hand hygiene

Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, at GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explores hand hygiene and how infection prevention measures can be strengthened to help save lives.

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