The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (04-08/02)
  • Posted on: 08/02/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (04-08/02)

Now that we've all defrosted, here are the top nursing and healthcare headlines this week! A report looks at how integrated care will underpin the NHS plans, 'Dickensian' diseases are back, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society issues guidance on dangers of polypharmacy, and it turns out that Instagram's most-liked 'egg post' was an advert for mental health.

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Integrated care underpins new NHS plan
The highly-anticipated 'Long-term Plan', which provides a blueprint for the design and delivery of NHS services over the coming decade, puts integrated care systems at the heart of its strategy.

PM Society Awards 2018 – Results
The 33rd annual PM Society Awards took place on Friday 1st February at Park Lane's Grosvenor House, and the 2019 results are now online.

RPS publishes guidance on the 'significant public health challenge' of polypharmacy
Guidance on polypharmacy from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society outlines best practice in problematic polypharmacy management for pharmacists, other healthcare professionals and patients.

Instagram's most-liked egg is actually a mental health advert
It's been revealed that the picture of an egg - which is Instagram's most liked photo ever - is part of a mental health awareness campaign.

'Victorian-Era' Diseases on the Rise in the UK, but Why?
Hospital visits for so-called "Victorian-era" diseases are on the rise in the United Kingdom, and experts there believe public health budget cuts may be behind the upswing.

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