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Outcomes of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in England

Stream Outcomes of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in England by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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Bowel cancer screening in England

Stream Bowel cancer screening in England by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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[HIGHLIGHTS] England 21-20 South Africa in JWC 2014 FINAL!

England narrowly beat South Africa to defend their JWC title in New Zealand.  
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over 5 years ago
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Mental health care in England to get funding boost - Clegg - BBC News

Mental health services in England will receive £1.25bn in next week's Budget, and it will mainly go towards helping young people, Deputy PM Nick Clegg confirms.  
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over 5 years ago
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A&E in England misses target for whole of winter - BBC News

The NHS in England has missed its accident and emergency waiting time target for every week of the winter, figures show.  
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Scarlet fever cases soar in England - BBC News

Cases of scarlet fever in England have more than doubled between September and March compared with last year, Public Health England says.  
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over 5 years ago
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Mental health care in England to get funding boost - BBC News

Mental health services in England will receive £1.25bn in the Budget  
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England launches programme to prevent type 2 diabetes

The government has announced the first phase of a new evidence based NHS diabetes prevention programme, which will target up to 10 000 patients at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  
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over 5 years ago
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Doctors are urged to encourage patients to be more active to reduce chronic ill health

Doctors in the United Kingdom have been urged to encourage patients to take small amounts of regular exercise and told that they have a leading role to play in reversing the growing contribution of sedentary lifestyles to chronic ill health.  
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over 5 years ago
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Most common cause of death in England and Wales in 2013 was heart disease in men and dementia in women

The leading cause of death among men in England and Wales in 2013 was ischaemic heart disease, accounting for 15.4% of deaths, while among women it was dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, which caused 12.2% of deaths, show the latest statistics.1 Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease overtook heart disease as the leading cause of death among women in 2012.  
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Investigating the relationship between quality of primary care and premature mortality in England: a spatial whole-population study

Objectives To quantify the relationship between a national primary care pay-for-performance programme, the UK’s Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), and all-cause and cause-specific premature mortality linked closely with conditions included in the framework.  
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over 5 years ago
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First drug is approved under scheme that gives patients access to unlicensed medicines

The first drug to be made available to patients in the United Kingdom before it is formally licensed will be pembrolizumab, a treatment for advanced melanoma.  
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over 5 years ago
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England launches programme to prevent type 2 diabetes

The government has announced the first phase of a new evidence based NHS diabetes prevention programme, which will target up to 10 000 patients at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.  
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MPs vote for standardised packaging of tobacco products

MPs have voted in favour of standardised tobacco packaging across the United Kingdom, with 367 votes in favour and 113 against in a free vote. After the announcement NHS England tweeted, “This is welcome news, a great moment for the nation’s children.”  
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over 5 years ago
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Investigating the relationship between quality of primary care and premature mortality in England: a spatial whole-population study

Objectives To quantify the relationship between a national primary care pay-for-performance programme, the UK’s Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), and all-cause and cause-specific premature mortality linked closely with conditions included in the framework.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Doctors are urged to encourage patients to be more active to reduce chronic ill health

Doctors in the United Kingdom have been urged to encourage patients to take small amounts of regular exercise and told that they have a leading role to play in reversing the growing contribution of sedentary lifestyles to chronic ill health.  
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over 5 years ago
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Leading campaigner for legalising assisted suicide dies from starvation

Debbie Purdy, the leading campaigner and activist for the legalisation of assisted suicide in the United Kingdom, has died at the age of 51 after starving herself to death.  
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over 5 years ago
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Multiple sclerosis: summary of NICE guidance

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common cause of serious physical disability in working age adults and affects over 100 000 people in the United Kingdom.1 It causes a range of symptoms and disability and requires a broad multidisciplinary approach. A 2008 report, however, suggested delays and limited access to specialist services for affected people.2 This article summarises the most recent recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).3 The guideline scope does not include disease modifying drugs as these have been covered in other NICE guidance.  
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over 5 years ago
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Number of people travelling to Switzerland for assisted dying doubles in four years

The number of people travelling to Switzerland to get help to end their life has doubled in four years, with most people travelling from Germany or the United Kingdom, a study has found.  
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over 5 years ago
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MMR coverage in England reached record high last year

The proportion of children receiving their first dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine by age two varies across England by 8%, with the north east having the highest at 95.5% and London the lowest at 87.5%.  
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over 5 years ago