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Help kids growing up with a chronic bowel condition
Published on: December 21, 2015 The number of children being told they have inflammatory bowel disease is on the rise: one in four people newly diagnosed with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis is under 16. While there are many unproven theories... more »
Diabetes education adds up to human and economic sense
Published on: December 18, 2015 Can industry do more to help people with diabetes learn more about their condition, save lives and save the NHS some of its most crippling and unnecessary costs? An education course took the guesswork out... more »
Meaty headlines offer no sustenance
Published on: October 28, 2015 ‘Bacon as bad for you as smoking’, ‘sausages akin to asbestos’, screamed the headlines this week. ‘That’s not what it means’, I screamed back. The World Health Organisation’s decision to put processed meats into Group... more »
Meaty headlines offer no sustenance
Undervalued, overworked and misunderstood: survey highlights challenges facing specialist nursing
Published on: September 28, 2015 With the number of people living with long-term conditions on the rise in the UK, the role of the CNS is more important than ever: but is the NHS missing what makes specialist nursing special?... more »
Undervalued, overworked and misunderstood: survey highlights challenges facing specialist nursing