The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (29/04-03/05)
  • Posted on: 03/05/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (29/04-03/05)

The next generation of vaccines are set to tackle the biggest health challenges of the decade, children’s health is ‘harmed’ by the gap with adult services, and women anxious about smear tests could submit a urine sample instead.

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Urine test to end 'smear fear'

Women who are too anxious or embarrassed to go for a smear test could instead provide a urine sample to be screened for cervical cancer, research suggests.

Next generation of vaccines set to tackle the biggest public health challenges of the decade

Vaccines are set to help the NHS tackle some of the biggest public health challenges it faces over the next decade, writes Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry's Dr Sheuli Porkess.

UK children's health 'harmed by gap with adult services'

The health, safety and futures of the country’s most vulnerable children are being damaged by the gap between child and adult services, the UK’s main children’s charities have said.

Medical research is key to maintaining excellence in NHS, says BMA

The British Medical Association has responded to a statement from the Royal College of Physicians, saying that medical research is the key to maintaining excellence within the NHS.

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