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86% of healthcare workers say they need more mental health support

86% of healthcare workers say that the healthcare industry needs to do more to support the mental health of their staff who are invaluable to the country.
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GP waiting times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches were made through Google as GP waiting times continue to increase.
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Doctors’ Union: Pension change is “step forward” but more needed

The British Medical Association (BMA) has acknowledged the pension change “step forward” by the Government, after a year’s worth of lobbying by the doctors’ union.
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Doctors admit short appointment times are putting patients at risk

One in three GP’s admit they have failed to properly diagnose patients because short appointment times have meant symptoms have been missed, according to new research.
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Doctors claim millennials don’t know how to lead a healthy lifestyle

Almost seven in 10 GPs and pharmacists believe millennials have no idea how to lead a healthy lifestyle or treat minor ailments such as colds and headaches.
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Same-day pharmacy consultations offered to patients

Patients with minor health issues will be offered same-day pharmacy consultations under a new deal announced by the Health and Social Care Secretary.
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Thousands of NHS doctors and dentists to receive pay rise

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced one of the biggest pay rises in a decade for thousands of NHS doctors and dentists.
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New approach to engaging rough sleeping and homeless community

Public Health England South West coordinated a multi-intervention day with local healthcare providers, charities and services to provide TB screening for the rough sleeping and homeless community.
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Diabetes UK appoints twenty new Clinical Champions

Diabetes UK has appointed twenty healthcare professionals, including consultants, nurses, GPs, dietitians, podiatrists, pharmacists and psychologists as its newest cohort of Clinical Champions.
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Patients with an ‘empathic’ GP at reduced risk of early death

Patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes are at a lower risk of early death if they have a doctor who they describe as showing empathy towards them, a new study from the University of Cambridge has found.
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Amazon’s Alexa to provide NHS-verified health advice

The NHS has announced that it is collaborating with Amazon to provide NHS-verified health advice from its website through Alexa
antidepressants

Record number of antidepressants prescribed last year

Smart TMS, unveils exclusive research on the nation’s attitudes towards depression, mental health and its treatments.
senior clinicians

NHS senior clinicians to be given more flexible pensions

High-earning senior clinicians will be able to save into their NHS pension without facing significant tax charges, under plans launched by the government today.
IBD

Changing the doctor-patient conversation about IBD

Nurse. Researcher. Pioneer. Lesley Dibley gives a voice to a marginalised group and has changed the way doctors talk to patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
diagnostic medicine

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.
Maternal Mental Health, Postnatal depression

Maternal Mental Health: Treatments for Postnatal depression

Dr Leigh Neal highlights the treatments available for Postnatal depression following Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
staff crisis

GP numbers fall as pension complexities add to looming NHS staff crisis

New research carried out by the Nuffield Trust highlights the growing staff crisis in the NHS with the first sustained fall in GP numbers in half a century.
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UK mental health crisis: What support is available to workers?

Mynurva has commissioned a survey among more than 2,000 UK adults to uncover how much support is available for people in full-time work who suffer from mental health problems.
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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.
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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