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Funding gap between mental health and acute services widens

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General practice is not to blame for ED crisis

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Emotionally-demanding work and confrontational patients key stressors for GPs

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CQC suspends routine inspections in response to winter pressures

  • International Medical Press

NHS to save £136m by ‘curbing’ prescription costs

  • International Medical Press

Adopt new clinical assessment system, urges NHS

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Hormone therapy for eating disorder symptoms in transgender people
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Hormone therapy for eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Eating disorder professionals should consider sex identity when assessing a person with eating disorder symptoms, a new study concludes.

Smartphone technologies beneficial for glycaemic control in T2DM patients
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Smartphone technologies beneficial for glycaemic control in T2DM patients

Patients in earlier stages of the disease benefit the most.

Mental illness could stem from adverse childhood experiences
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Mental illness could stem from adverse childhood experiences

Community support can help build protective resilience.

  • Clinical Summaries from Epilepsia
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What prompts epilepsy patients to return to driving after seizure episode?

Findings from a prospective community study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Fam Med.
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HCV: best-practice testing fails to identify hidden cases

Dutch study is the first in Europe to combine public health and primary care strategies.

Post-op mortality rises as weekend nears
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Post-op mortality rises as weekend nears

Compared to procedures performed on Monday, the odds of death were 12 per cent higher for Thursday operations and 24 per cent higher for Friday operations.

How effective are vaccination reminders?
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How effective are vaccination reminders?

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the effectiveness of text messages and traditional forms of reminders in improving vaccination uptake rates.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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STDs: MG affects 1 in 5 young, high-risk women with asymptomatic BV

Testing for mycoplasma genitalium infection is warranted for young, sexually active women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol.
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RC for bladder cancer: 30-day antibiotic course cuts UTI risk by 60%

AUA does not recommend prophylaxis beyond 24 hours.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Ovarian cancer: guideline adherence reduces referral time

Direct pelvic mass guidelines to primary care too.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Stroke.
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Regular dental care tied to 23% lower stroke risk

A paired cohort study of community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: patient reminders improve vaccination uptake

Data show up to 20% higher uptake among adults, adolescents and children.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Oncol
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Recurrent HNSCC: re-irradiation with chemotherapy offers good outcomes

Final data from a multicenter phase 2 trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Blood Cancer
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Childhood ALL: study identifies predictors of thromboembolism

Independent predictors are easy to assess.