NHS Tag Archive

Is alcohol the most harmful drug?

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Ecstasy and LSD may get a bad rap as far as their impact on the user and society is concerned, but alcohol can easily blow them both out of the water ...

£3m funding to change our health for the better

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A company that span out from Newcastle University has secured £3 million funding. Changing Health is a digital platform designed to help people live healthier lives. Professor...

Violence against NHS staff

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Following an increase in violence against NHS staff, Chloe Mullins discusses what can be done...

E-cigarettes: the ‘cure’ to stop smoking globally or just as bad as its rival?

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Are E-cigarettes healthier than actual cigarettes? Are they just as bad? Or are they even worse? ...

Newcastle University £1m investment in Teesside doctor training

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A partnership between South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University is leading to major funding being invested to improve medical student training in the...

Flipping the script on organ donation

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The UK laws regarding organ donation may be about to drastically change. ...

NHS: Rise In Admissions

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As admissions for eating disorders rise, our writers discuss what can be done to help those in need...

Live Review: Cabbage at Riverside

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Depending on who you ask, February 14th is either a day to spend with your significant other, or to wallow in self-pity. Falling squarely into the latter category, I decided...

The NHS: Hunt-ing For Leadership

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In the midst of yet another NHS winter crisis, Caitlin Disken argues that Jeremy Hunt must do better...

Word of the Week: Prophylaxis

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The news is flooded with claims of an impending antibiotic apocalypse, the NHS is crumbling under the largest patient load it’s ever had to cope with… and dentists are...