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Hospital celebrates first robot-guided knee surgery

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:34
Hospital celebrates first robot-guided knee surgery05/03/2018 - 10:34

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has carried out its first robotic-assisted total knee replacement operation.

NHS trial success for prostate cancer diagnosis

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:40
NHS trial success for prostate cancer diagnosis05/03/2018 - 09:40

NHS England has said that a ‘world-leading’ programme to cut prostate cancer diagnosis times from six weeks to a matter of days will be trialled.

Public exposed to daily ‘cocktail’ of pollution

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:34
Public exposed to daily ‘cocktail’ of pollution02/03/2018 - 10:34

Professor Dame Sally Davies has warned that the impact of air, light and noise pollution has yet to be fully recognised in terms of health.

‘Unworkable’ NHS stretched by lack of resource

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:22
‘Unworkable’ NHS stretched by lack of resource02/03/2018 - 10:22

Chaand Nagpaul has told the Health Select Committee that proper funding is required to carry out necessary service transformation.

Warning over number of emergency hospital admissions

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 09:32
Warning over number of emergency hospital admissions02/03/2018 - 09:32

The NAO has said that the finances and function of the NHS are under threat because too many patients are being admitted as medical emergencies.

Mental health sufferers face long stays in rehab

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:06
Mental health sufferers face long stays in rehab01/03/2018 - 15:06

People in rehab for serious mental health problems are more likely to face lengthy stays far from home and local support.

Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:08
Waist size bigger heart attack risk in women01/03/2018 - 12:08

Women with bigger waists relative to their hips are at more risk of heart attacks than men of a similar shape.

Genome sequencing project reaches the halfway mark

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 17:07
Genome sequencing project reaches the halfway mark28/02/2018 - 17:07

The 100,000 Genomes Project has now reached the halfway mark – sequencing 50,000 human genomes from 40,000 patients.

Smear test abnormalities 'self-heal' in some cases

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:33
Smear test abnormalities 'self-heal' in some cases28/02/2018 - 11:33

The British Medical Journal says early cell changes that can turn into cervical cancer may get better without treatment in 50 per cent of cases.

GPs offered cash incentives to not refer patients

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:04
GPs offered cash incentives to not refer patients28/02/2018 - 11:04

Pulse has reported that GPs in five areas of England are being offered cash payments not to refer patients to hospital.

Brexit negotiators urged to put patients first

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:56
Brexit negotiators urged to put patients first28/02/2018 - 09:56

Brexit negotiations should ‘put patients first’ following warnings children could miss out on lifesaving clinical trials when the UK leaves the EU.

Public satisfaction with GP services falls to lowest level

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:35
Public satisfaction with GP services falls to lowest level28/02/2018 - 09:35

The annual British Social Attitudes survey has revealed that public satisfaction with GP services has fallen to its lowest level since records began.

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