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Ministers scrap data collection on NHS staff assaults

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Overseas visitors policy threat to all, say experts

  • International Medical Press

Prioritize child health in policy-making, says RCPCH

  • International Medical Press

GP referrals reduce diabetes risk in third of patients

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England to ban ‘supersized’ chocolate bars in hospitals

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DH announces state-backed indemnity scheme for GPs

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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ
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Charging overseas visitors for hospital care is dangerous - BMJ

From 23 October 2017, patients who are unable to establish their entitlement to free care, will be charged upfront for treatment.

  • Univadis Editorial - Dr Harry Brown
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A NHS success story

Taking positive lessons

New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled
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New global initiatives to reduce deaths from NCDs to be unveiled

In 2015, non-communicable diseases were responsible for 40 million deaths, representing 70 per cent of all deaths worldwide.

World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis
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World Medical Association questions evidence for medicinal cannabis

The World Medical Association assembly was told the evidence supporting the use of medicinal cannabis is "inconsistent and of low to moderate quality".

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Ann Intern Med
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NHANES: risk for HPV-related oral cancer soars in US men

One in 9 men have HPV, highlighting need for screening and counseling.

Lancet Commission voices concern over access to pain relief
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Lancet Commission voices concern over access to pain relief

The Commission says millions of people are being denied analgesia and makes recommendations as to how this can be addressed.

  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Urol
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Prostate cancer: early or delayed RT after prostatectomy?

Systematic review of 40 studies.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Urol
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Local RCC: pre- and postsurgical factors predict tumor bed recurrence

Predictive factors for bed recurrence after partial nephrectomy.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Clin Infect Dis
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CAUTI: watch and wait is preferable in elderly patients

It's time to rethink the use of empirical antibiotics in this population.

Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched
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Network of parliamentary advocates for rare diseases launched

The European representative organisation for patients with rare diseases says the initiative will ensure strong international and local action.

WHO launches international commission on noncommunicable diseases
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WHO launches international commission on noncommunicable diseases

The Commission’s aim will be to identify ways to curb the world’s biggest causes of death.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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MCRPC: add-on custirsen fails phase 3 AFFINITY trial

Adding custirsen to 2nd-line cabazitaxel/prednisone did not improve survival.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Global Clinical Summaries from Circulation
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New AHA scientific statement addresses noncardiac complications of congenital heart disease

Sweeping statement covers diagnosis and management across systems.