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Organ Donation Week

This week is organ donation week. 3 people die every day in need of an organ transplant. To enable more people to pass on more organs to save more lives, the law around organ...

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NHS no to dandruff and diarrhoea treatment

NHS England has announced a crackdown on the treatment of “minor” ailments such as dandruff and diarrhoea. Thirty-five treatments responsible for £570m of spending have been targeted. All are available over-the-counter in pharmacies. And...

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Stay Well Pharmacy Campaign

‘Stay Well Pharmacy’ is a new campaign from NHS England which encourages people, especially parents and carers of children under the age of 5, to visit their local pharmacy team first for minor health...

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Key NHS technology programme extended to ambulance trusts

NHS England has today announced three ambulance trusts will share £10m to help improve patient care by developing into world class digital organisations. South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS), West Midlands Ambulance...

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Sugary drinks face NHS ban if action is not taken

Sugary drinks will be further removed from NHS canteens, shops and vending machines during 2018. The NHS is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a...

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Heartless attack on ambulance and crew

Reckless behaviour in Cleethorpes has put lives at risk as an ambulance crew are assaulted, and an ambulance is damaged in a heartless attack. A crew were treating a patient in the back of...

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New blood test to detect inherited heart conditions

A new blood test could help diagnose people with inherited heart conditions, the British Heart Foundation has said. Researchers funded by the charity found that by looking at a specific group of genes they...

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