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Jeremy Hunt rams NHS laws through parliament giving him sweeping powers to close hospitals

Labour warned of further cuts after the vote which will allow the Health Secretary to bypass local opposition to any hospital closure - even if it is performing well  
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Fresh squeeze on NHS pay sparks union strike warning - BBC News

Unions have reacted with anger to ministers' announcement of a fresh round of below-inflation pay rises for NHS staff in England.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Anonymous donor helps fund Staffordshire boy's surgery - BBC News

A man gives more than £7,000 to help pay for a potentially life-changing operation for a Staffordshire boy.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Global Epidemiology of HIV Infection among Men Who Have Sex with Men | The New York Academy of Sciences

At the NYAS March 2011 Music, Science and Medicine conference, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and 2010 Blavatnik Award winner, Daniela Schiller, talks to Roger Bingham about how she got into science and reviews research in modifying fear memories.  
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over 5 years ago
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Thyroid Hormone Production

This tutorial takes a look at the production of thyroid hormones in the Thyroid Gland.  
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Psychiatrist: Mental health care needs 'transformation' - BBC News

Dr Peter Aitken, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, says the NHS needs a "significant transformation" in mental health care.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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The cost of invalid consent

Medical Protection Society Website  
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over 5 years ago
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A complication, not negligence

Medical Protection Society Website  
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over 5 years ago
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Patterns of Disease Inheritance

Mendelian inheritance is a term sometimes used to describe patterns of inheritance, based on the original ideas of dominant and recessive genes, first proposed by the Gregorian Monk Mendel.   Determining patterns of inheritance is greatly aided by the use of pedigrees. Drawing out the ‘family tree’ and highlight affected individuals is a good way of noting down a lot of information without having to write much, and also makes the pattern easier to spot.  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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UK law passes sales of HIV home tests before they exist - BBC News

Kits allowing people to test themselves for HIV at home can be bought over the counter in the UK for the first time - but no kits exist yet in Britain.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Thyroid Hormone Production

http://www.handwrittentutorials.com - This tutorial takes a look at the production of thyroid hormones in the Thyroid Gland. This includes the transport of i...  
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Testosterone Production

This animation represents a visual interpretation of the production of testosterone and is not indicative of clinical effectiveness.  
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over 5 years ago
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OSCE Skills, clinical examination resources for medical students

Providing medical students with an abundance of free and exclusive e-learning stations for studying for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)  
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Meducation

Meducation. 53,738 likes · 1,045 talking about this. Meducation is the leading online education resource for Medical Students.  
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Breast cancer drug turned down for NHS use due to high cost

Decision on Herceptin-style drug which costs £90,000 but can prolong lives by nearly six months heavily criticised  
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over 5 years ago
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Teen cancer patients 'inspired' by Sutton charity boost - BBC News

Teen cancer patients have been "inspired" by Stephen Sutton - a teenager with terminal cancer who has has raised more than £2m for the Teenage Cancer Trust.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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Diabetes complication rates fall markedly in the US, says CDC study

Rates of five serious complications related to diabetes—myocardial infarction, stroke, end stage kidney failure, lower limb amputation, and death from hyperglycemia — have all decreased among adults with diabetes in the US over the past two decades, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1  
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Providing integrated care for older people with complex needs

This report synthesises evidence from seven integrated care case studies, and identifies lessons for policy-makers and service providers to help with the challenges ahead. Around the world, rapidly ageing populations are resulting in increased demand for health and social care services, which presents significant challenges for national health and care systems. Many have adopted an integrated care approach to meet the needs of older people with chronic or multiple conditions. This approach often involves a single point of entry – designating a care manager to help with assessing needs, sharing information, and co-ordinating care delivery by multiple caregivers (formal and informal).  
kingsfund.org.uk
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Report details US administration’s efforts to enlist outside support for Affordable Care Act

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing US health and human services secretary, asked five organizations to support efforts by a nongovernmental group that was working to enroll US residents in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, says a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO),1 an investigative agency of the US Congress.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago