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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 ...

Guidance: Adults on probation: health and social care needs assessment

Guidance for commissioners about doing a health and social care needs assessment of adults under probation service supervision in the community. ...

Official Statistics: Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE): April 2020 update

Update of Indicators in the Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE) interactive tool. ...

Official Statistics: Dementia profile: April 2020 data update

Updated statistics on dementia prevalence, care and mortality, at the national and subnational geographical areas in England ...

ASO April Email Update

ASO's April email update was sent to members and subscribers on 6 April 2020. You can read the update, with a focus on COVID-19, here. If you are a member or subscribe to ASO's emails and didn't receive it to your inbox, please let us know. ...

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual for Healthcare Practice, 5th Edition

  Now in its fifth edition,  Care of People with Diabetes  is a comprehensive clinical manual for nurses, healthcare professionals and students alike, providing an extensive summary of the most up-to-date knowledge in a rapidly developing field, as well a ...

Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ireland Report prepared by HPSC on 05/04/2020 for NPHET

Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Ireland Report prepared by HPSC on 05/04/2020 for NPHET Health Protection Surveillance Centre This report includes data as of 5th April 2020 11:25 for events created on CIDR up to midnight Friday 3rd April 2020. ...

Guidance: COVID-19: management of exposed healthcare workers and patients in hospital settings

Guidance on the management of hospital staff and patients who have been exposed to COVID-19. ...

Dianabol (Dbol)

Dianabol has earned so many monikers over the years that its reputation precedes it. It’s called ‘ The Granddaddy of Anabolic steroids ’ and ‘ The Nectar of the Gods ’. There are rumors that Arnold Schwarzenegger used to pop Dianabol pills, based on a del ...

Know your rights: Supports during cocooning

Following Government advice, many older people need to minimize their risk of infection by staying at home during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This is called cocooning and is advised for everyone over 70 and other medically vulnerable people. ...

Know your rights: COVID-19 and funerals

If someone close to you has just died, or you know someone who has recently been bereaved, you may have concerns about planning the funeral during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have put together some information about wakes and funerals. ...

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing! The post Hello world! appeared first on CancerNI.net. ...

COVID-19 support and resources

ASO has been busy collating information alongside EASO to provide support and ideas for members and their patients to draw on during the Coronavirus outbreak. Visit our web page for healthy mind and body tips, campaigns to get behind, resources and much m ...

Smokers at greater risk of severe respiratory disease from COVID-19

Emerging evidence from China shows smokers with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to develop severe respiratory disease. ...

Patient information sheet for self-isolation at home [V5.1]

Patient information sheet for self-isolation at home [V5.1] Health Protection Surveillance Centre The information in this leaflet is for people who:  are self-isolating at home because they have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)  are waiting to be teste ...

Covid-19: safe PPE- hand hygiene first in all cases.

Covid-19: safe PPE- hand hygiene first in all cases. University of Limerick Hospitals Care of patients with respiratory symptoms/ suspected/confirmed COVID-19. ...

Guidance on Managing Infection Related Risks in Dental Services in the Context of the COVID-19 Emergency [v1.0]

Guidance on Managing Infection Related Risks in Dental Services in the Context of the COVID-19 Emergency [v1.0] Health Protection Surveillance Centre These guidelines are intended to support dentist and others working in dental services to manage risk of h ...

New guidance provides much-needed clarity for GPs on PPE, says College

Responding to new guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline clinicians, Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: "It is crucial that healthcare professionals on the frontline of tackling the COVID-19 pan ...

New personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance for NHS teams

UK Government and NHS leaders publish new guidance about PPE for NHS teams who are likely to come into contact with patients with COVID-19. ...

RCGP clarification on the use of Roth scores in the assessment of patients with potential COVID-19

The Royal College of GPs has been working with University of Oxford regarding developing guidelines for general practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Roth score was initially thought to be a useful approach to assessing patients remotely. Howeve ...

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