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Anxiety and depression linked to increased cancer death risk

"Depression linked to higher chance of dying from cancer," The Independent reports. Analysis of English and Scottish data found a link between mental distress and cancer mortality, which remained even after other factors such as smoking were tak ...

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., has appointed the following person as a member of the Social Workers Registration Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., has appointed the following person as a member of the Social Workers Registration Board, on her election by the registrants of the designated profession, with effect from 30 August 2018 to 4 August 2022:    Ms ...

Guidance: NHS population screening: inequalities strategy

Guidance to support the health system to reduce inequalities in screening. ...

Guidance: George Eliot Trust: antenatal and newborn screening programmes

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, held on 8 and 9 January 2019. ...

Guidance: Pertussis: occupational vaccination of healthcare workers

Information for NHS Occupational Health Departments on pertussis vaccination of healthcare workers. ...

Guidance: GUMCAD: clinical guidelines

Guidance for clinical staff in specialist and non-specialist services commissioned to provide sexual health services in England. ...

Open consultation: UK SMI B 62: abdominal organ transport fluid testing

Public Health England is seeking views on the UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations B 62, which apply to abdominal organ transport fluid testing. ...

Regional Internet Service Providers group before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The Regional Internet Service Providers Association (RISPA) will appear before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment to discuss the National Broadband Plan (NBP) tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July. ...

Whole Grains and their Bioactives: Composition and Health

  A review of various types of whole grains, the bioactives present within them, and their health-promoting effects As rates of obesity and other chronic conditions continue to rise, so too does the need for clear and accurate information on the connectio ...

Guidance: Human papillomavirus (HPV): the green book, chapter 18a

Human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation information for public health professionals, including updates. ...

Martin Marshall named new Chair-elect of RCGP

The two other candidates in the election, independently conducted by UK Engage, were Professor Simon Gregory and Professor Kamila Hawthorne. Martin Marshall is a GP in Newham, East London, and Professor of Healthcare Improvement at UCL. He has been the Co ...

FSA appoints new Chief Executive

Emily Miles will be the new CEO at the Food Standards Agency. ...

Research and analysis: Eating disorders in young people

Trends in hospital admissions as a result of eating disorders in young people, by single year of age, England ...

Corporate report: PHE annual report and accounts: 2018 to 2019

Public Health England's (PHE) annual report and accounts for the financial year 2018 to 2019, laid before Parliament on 11 July 2019. ...

ASO Trustee Elections 2019

The ASO is now calling for nominees to stand for election to the Board of Trustees. Full individual members of ASO are invited to stand for election or propose other members to stand for election. The deadline for nominations is 23:59 BST on Monday 15 Jul ...

Detailed guide: Blood, tissue and organ donors: surveillance schemes

The NHSBT / PHE surveillance programme is a series of national schemes that monitors infection in blood, tissue and organ donors, and transfusion recipients. ...

Patient satisfaction results are 'testament to the incredible efforts' of primary care teams, says College

She said: "It is testament to the incredible efforts of GPs and their teams that patient satisfaction in general practice has remained so high – especially given the intense resource pressures currently facing our profession and the strenuous circums ...

New Policy on Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice Launched by Minister for Health, Simon Harris – Advanced Practitioner roles proven to deliver significant patient benefits – Plan to increase number of Advance Nurse Practitioners from 420 to 750

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today (Thursday) launched a new model for developing advanced nursing and midwifery practice with the publication of the policy document ‘The Development of Graduate to Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice. ’ Ministe ...

A Policy on the Development of Graduate to Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice

International evidence identifies the beneficial impact that Advanced Nurse Practitioners have on the health services due to their specialist knowledge, wide scope of qualifications and the ability to provide a complete episode of care. ...

Consultation outcome: Saturated fats and health: draft SACN report

We are seeking scientific comments on the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition's (SACN) draft report ‘Saturated fats and health’. ...

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