The Week In... Nursing & Healthcare (27-31/01)
  • Posted on: 31/01/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing & Healthcare (27-31/01)

In Nursing and Healthcare news this week, the WHO is to send a delegation to China to help combat the Coronavirus outbreak, a report recommends universities set targets to boost men in nursing, prostate cancer is now the most common cancer in England, and can an anti-depressant treat IBS?

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WorldHealth Organization to send delegation to China to help combat coronavirus outbreak

The World Health Organization is sending a delegation of researchers and other health experts to China to help combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Universities should ‘set targets’ to boost the number of men in nursing

Universities in England should “set targets” in order to boost the number of men in the nursing profession, according to a new report.

Prostate overtakes breast as 'most common cancer'

Prostate cancer is now the most commonly diagnosed cancer in England, overtaking breast cancer for the first time, latest figures show.

National cervical cancer screening coverage continues to miss target

Screening uptake for the cervical programme in England continues to fall short of the Government's target and is getting worse, new figures have revealed.

IBS trial to test amitriptyline as potential common treatment

A medical trial is being held to see if a drug developed as an anti-depressant could become a common treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

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