The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (04-08/11)
  • Posted on: 08/11/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (04-08/11)

The NIHR is to invest £34 million into global health research projects within low and middle-income countries, a ‘DIY’ alternative to traditional smear tests is ‘promising’, and the BBC shares 10 charts that show why the NHS does matter in the upcoming UK election. 

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NIHR invests £34m into various global health research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced an investment of £34 million into global health research projects to tackle epilepsy, infection-related cancers and severe stigmatising skin diseases in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Ten charts on why the NHS matters in this election

The NHS is a key battleground in the general election. Whether it is extra money, tackling growing waiting lists or recruiting staff, politicians are keen to be seen championing the NHS. But what shape is the NHS actually in?

UK healthcare investment lower than other EU countries

The UK is investing significantly less in healthcare capital than other EU countries according to new analysis from the Health Foundation.

Combining a rich observational data source

Steve Bradley, Group Managing Director at Cegedim UK, inspects combining a rich observational data source with private, public sector and research bodies’ resources leads to better outcomes.

Cervical screening: DIY alternative to smear test 'promising'

A DIY home urine or swab test could potentially help more women discover whether they are at risk of cervical cancer, researchers say.


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