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Mandatory Training for Healthcare Professionals

Mandatory Training for Healthcare Professionals - E-Learning for Healthcare & Social Care Professionals - UK CPD Certified. Working with our partners, The Mandatory Training Group is the leading UK provider of health and social care mandatory training courses and programs. The healthcare and social care sectors are facing significant challenges, including limited funding and budgetary constraints as well as staffing challenges at all levels. Despite the challenges, NHS Trusts and other healthcare employers are required to adequately invest in the [...]

Universal health care would benefit my small business

Universal health care would benefit my small business Ask someone living in Canada, the U.K., Australia or any other country that has a universal, single-payer or national health-care system and they'll certainly tell you it's far from perfect. My wife is British and her parents both live in London. As they've gotten older, they've sadly gotten sicker. They could take advantage of Britain's National Health System (NHS) but, other than the usual doctor visits, they rely on private insurance for the [...]

Statins war of words: Matt Hancock dragged into ongoing debate over cholesterol-lowering drug taken by millions of Britons

Statins war of words: Matt Hancock dragged into ongoing debate over cholesterol-lowering drug taken by millions of Britons More than six million people in the UK take statins, but the arguments continue over whether everyone should be on them. A pensioner with her daily prescription drugs. A recent study recommended more over-75s should be staking statins. [PA] Few drugs polarise the academic and medical world like statins – the most commonly prescribed medicine in the UK with at least six million people taking the [...]

Cancer patients may suffer because of NHS consultant shortage, report warns

Cancer patients may suffer because of NHS consultant shortage, report warns Cutting-edge therapies could be denied as specialists quit health service Demand for radiotherapy is rising by 2 per cent a year, while specialists leave their jobs ( iStock ) A shortage of NHS clinical oncologists is likely to hold back cancer patient care, a report has warned. The study from the Royal College of Radiologists pointed to a growing staffing crisis, with predictions that within four years the workforce would be at least 22 [...]

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Why are boys still being discriminated against over vital cancer jab? HPV campaigner DAVID ROSE fought for the life-saving vaccination only to see his son lose out Last July, in a watershed decision, the Government granted teenage boys protection from one of the deadliest and increasingly common forms of cancer. From September this year, a nationwide immunisation programme will vaccinate boys aged 12 to 13 against the cancer-causing Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) – now the fourth most common cause of [...]

How GPs can support men with prostate cancer

How GPs can support men with prostate cancer Dr Anna Gavin explains the findings of the Life After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis study and what it means for how GPs and other health professionals can best support patients. (Photo: monkeybusinessimages/Getty Images) Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with around 400,000 men living after a diagnosis in the UK. The Life After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis study funded by the Movember Foundation in partnership with Prostate Cancer UK is the country’s largest ever [...]