The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (06-10/01)
  • Posted on: 10/01/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Nursing + Healthcare (06-10/01)

The UK’s drug regulator is using VR to train staff on GMP standards, the UK and South Korea to fund a major consortium focused on tackling severe asthma, healthy habits could deliver an ‘extra disease-free decade’, and 9,000 nurses in Northern Ireland begin their strike.

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UK and South Korea collaborate on severe asthma

In a landmark collaboration, the MRC, the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) have joined forces to fund a major new precision medicine consortium focused on tackling severe asthma.

UK drugs regulator uses VR to train staff on GMP standards

The UK’s drugs regulator has taken an innovative approach to training using virtual reality (VR) to provide staff with educational lectures.

Healthy habits 'deliver extra disease-free decade'

Women can gain 10 and men seven years of life free of cancer, heart problems and type-2 diabetes from a healthy lifestyle, a study in the BMJ suggests.

Health research crisis in the NHS is putting patient care at risk

Research active NHS staff are dwindling due to increasing time pressures, a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) has found.

Health strike: RCN nurses in second day's strike

About 9,000 nurses across Northern Ireland have begun a 12-hour strike.

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