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Half of new nurses and midwives come from abroad

Nearly half of the new nurses and midwives registered to work in the UK in the past year have come from abroad. The total – more than 23,000 – is

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Government failed health staff in pandemic – BMA

The UK government failed in its duty of care to protect doctors and the wider healthcare workforce at the start of the pandemic, a doctors’ union says. The British Medical

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Pre-alerts introduced at maternity and obstetric units to help with time-critical emergencies

Emergency maternity care in the North West has been improved thanks to partnership working between North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and the region’s maternity and obstetric teams. A dedicated emergency

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Big goals on the way to tackle tooth decay

A new oral health strategy has been launched in Blackburn with Darwen to help boost children’s teeth health in the borough. The plans were launched by Blackburn with Darwen’s Public

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Rewarding careers in adult social care

If you’re looking for: a meaningful career flexible and rewarding work an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives Then , become an adult social care worker As

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NHS launches new campaign to combat the FEAR OF CANCER

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched a new campaign taking a radically different approach to detecting cancer early for patients when it is easier to treat. The campaign is

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Early signs of a heart attack, NHS lifesaving campaign launched and urging people to dial 999

Dr Neha Sekhri cardiologist consultant is explaining early signs of a heart attack

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South Asian women are urged not to ignore your Cervical screening invite

A new national campaign is calling on those eligible not to ignore their invite, as data reveals nearly 1 in 3 don’t take up the offer of cervical screening A

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Help is on hand for Anxiety, Depression and other mental health problem sufferer

A new NHS campaign is encouraging people struggling with their mental health to seek confidential help from NHS talking therapies. Research shows that nearly half of South Asians put off seeking

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UCLan leads pilot study into innovative digital stroke rehab tool

A pilot research study into a potentially quality of life-enhancing digital stroke rehabilitation tool has launched. The Virtual Engagement Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA) is a bespoke digital tool being developed by