Tag: patients
14 days ago
nationalworld.com

Junior doctor strike: NHS leader warns of widespread weekend disruption as doctors continue five-...

An NHS leader has warned of widespread disruption this weekend as junior doctors continue their five-day strike over ...

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about 2 months ago
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Martha's Rule: NHS announces rule which gives right to second opinion to be rolled out in 143 hos...

Martha’s rule will allow patients and families to seek a second opinion if they feel their condition, or the conditio...

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3 months ago
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World's first personalised skin cancer vaccine begins testing on British patients

The new injections have been hailed as a “gamechanger” by researchers

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3 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

NHS workers take to the road as part of Heart Failure Awareness Week

A specialist NHS team is heading out on tour to help people discover if they are among those who have heart failure w...

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3 months ago
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Consultant Radiologist bids farewell to NHS after more than 40 years

Dr Lance Cope worked as a Consultant Radiologist at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

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3 months ago
nationalworld.com

Yellow fever vaccine: UK holidaymakers issued travel warning for tourist hotspots as fatal diseas...

UK holidaymakers have been issued a travel warning for the Caribbean, parts of Africa, Central and South America as y...

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4 months ago
sunderlandecho.com

Sunderland Wonderful Wig Company founder Nicola Wood scoops an award and goes international

Nicola was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017.

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4 months ago
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Endometriosis patients seeking diagnosis told 'come back when you want to get pregnant'

Endometriosis patients in the UK are now waiting nine years for a diagnosis - and sufferers feel let down by the heal...

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4 months ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Lakeside Village to host lifesaving lung cancer screening scanner

South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Cancer Alliance and delivery partner Alliance Medical have joined forces with a popular...

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4 months ago
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Warning over anti-sickness drug metoclopramide after long-term use leads to grandmother’s disability

Petra Walker-Barrera was given metoclopramide for eight years, despite NHS advice that it is taken as a five-day course

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4 months ago
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A&E Waiting Times: New Study reveals NHS Trusts in England with the worst emergency department wa...

On average, 39% of patients are waiting in A&E for over four hours

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5 months ago
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Opportunity to thank ambulance workers for outstanding care as part of annual awards ceremony

Nominations are now open.

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5 months ago
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Cancer trials researcher says mum is 'living with a ticking time-bomb that requires urgent invest...

Cancer cases are on the rise with one researcher saying her mum is living with a ticking time bomb

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5 months ago
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Victorian diseases: Nurse killed by Tuberculosis found out just hours before she died

There has been a surge in cases of Victorian diseases including Tuberculosis, scabies, measles and rickets in the UK

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5 months ago
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Mum-of-two, aged 39, dies of brain haemorrhage after seven hour wait to see a doctor in A&E

The mum-of-two was found unresponsive under a coat after a seven hour wait in A&E and later died

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5 months ago
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Moderna cancer vaccine: NHS trials new vaccine that 'could be revolutionary' in beating illness

A new cancer vaccine, produced by Moderna, is being trialled that "could be revolutionary" in beating the illness

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5 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

Ambulance service launches new website for patients across the North East

North East Ambulance Service recently launched its new website.

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6 months ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

'Every day is a struggle' - call for kindness by High Peak pharmacy as residents struggle to get ...

A pharmacy in the High Peak has called for kindness from people who may not realise the growing pressures staff are f...

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6 months ago
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Medical cannabis: Chronic pain management could lead to heart rhythm risk

Using medicinal cannabis to manage pain could lead to a slightly higher risk of developing an abnormal heart rhythm, ...

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6 months ago
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Vaccine: Scientists may be able to delay relapse in certain pancreatic and bowel cancers

The vaccine is an immunotherapy – a type of treatment which helps the immune system recognise cancer and kill it

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7 months ago
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Doctor knows best: view called paternalistic and often dangerous by experts who urge for equal re...

A study reveals that patient views of their own symptoms or illness is not valued by the majority of clinicians

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7 months ago
portsmouth.co.uk

Infected blood scandal: Hampshire victim says compensation should be issued with "no further delay"

Jackie says she feels "betrayed" by the MPs who tried to vote down the amendment.

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7 months ago
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Curia Dementia Commission: 36% of dementia sufferers remain undiagnosed in England in new 'alarmi...

The Curia Dementia Commission calls for the government to tackle these 'alarming' rates

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8 months ago
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Where is Dr Paolo Macchiarini now? Who is disgraced surgeon in new Netflix doc, what did he do, i...

Paolo Macchiarini is the Swiss-born Italian thoracic surgeon whose story of medical malpractice is featured in new Ne...

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8 months ago
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GP appointments: phone or online consulations could 'put patients at risk'

Mistakes over remote consultations are rare but there is a risk of patients being under-diagnosed

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9 months ago
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Transplants: new breakthrough method could 'teach' a patient’s body to accept new organs

It comes after an eight-year-old girl in the UK can live without immunosuppressant drugs following a kidney transplant

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9 months ago
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Hebburn family share their gratitude to NHS staff as they star in heart-warming Newcastle Hospita...

The official charity of Newcastle Hospitals, proudly supporting staff, patients and the wider community at hospitals ...

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9 months ago
buxtonadvertiser.co.uk

GP's concerns as cervical screenings in High Peak falls below national average

A High Peak doctor is urging women to attend life saving cervical screenings as numbers drop below the national average.

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Covid inquiry: 'structural racism' led many black and minority staff not heard on PPE

There are ‘stark’ differences in how black and ethnic minority patients and workers were treated

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10 months ago
shieldsgazette.com

NHS plea to North East to only use A&E for life threatening emergencies due to strike action

People across the North East are being reminded to use 999 or A&E for life-threatening emergencies only as further in...

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10 months ago
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Penicillin: millions of people wrongly labelled with allergy, experts warn

The RPS said patients should check their medical records when they go to the GP

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10 months ago
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Great North Children's hospital introduce new role to support children and young people with cancer

The introduction of the role will help children and young people with cancer stay more active.

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10 months ago
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Pharmacies should be allowed to expand capabilities to diagnose to ease pressure on GPs

The recommendations were made to see how pharmacists provide care over the next decade

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10 months ago
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Neuralink: Elon Musk's brain implant company approved to recruit for human trial

The company has designed an implant to let people control a mouse or keyboard with their thoughts

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10 months ago
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Northern Ireland: around 165 tonnes of prescription medicine wasted annually

This has been valued at £18m

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10 months ago
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ChatGPT: AI language model could be used to diagnose patients and help reduce A&E wait times

The team said that ChatGPT was “able to suggest medical diagnoses much like a human doctor would” but more work is ne...

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10 months ago
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UK government announces £200m Winter Resilience Fund

Health commentators are worried about how far the fund will go amid the doctors' strike

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10 months ago
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NHS England: over two million hours 'lost' in ambulance patient handovers, new report says

According to national guidance, patient handover should take 15 minutes

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10 months ago
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Brain haemorrhage risk may transfer through blood transfusions, researchers say

The researchers still say full confirmation is needed

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