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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
Health, lies and video tape. Public health campaigns can have an impact
Published on: September 14, 2015 The Wellcome Institute’s travelling cinematic exhibition of public health films, Health, lies and video tape provides a highly entertaining journey through the archives of public health video but lays down a challenge to today’s health... more »
Health, lies and video tape. Public health campaigns can have an impact
Bleeding priceless way to save lives
Published on: April 17, 2015 Human blood is cheaper than printer ink, but to people who need it, whether in an emergency or as a long-term treatment, it is priceless. Last year the NHS Blood and Transplant Service collected 2.1million... more »
Bleeding priceless way to save lives