Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

National Medical Director launches campaign to involve young people in NHS’ 70th birthday year

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has called for 70 NHS Trusts to sign up to plans to encourage more young people to volunteer in their local NHS as part of its 70th birthday year. This comes after Sir Bruce made a personal pledge to HRH, The Prince … Continue reading

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Nurses play vital role in improving lives of millions

Professor Jane Cummings has urged nurses to lead the way in improving the lives of millions of people living with a mental health condition or learning disability. It is estimated there are around 1.1 million people living with a learning … Continue reading

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NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

The NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there … Continue reading

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New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to … Continue reading

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Special Award for Manchester and London NHS terror attack heroes

Heroic frontline NHS staff who treated victims of the recent Manchester and London terror attacks and the Grenfell fire were given special recognition at the Health and Care Innovation Expo today. Staff including nurses, doctors and paramedics received a standing … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu speaks out on plight of Rohingya Muslims – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has broken his vow of silence to speak out on the plight of the Muslim minority in Myanmar. In an open letter to Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday evening, Tutu talks … Continue reading

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