AXA PPP healthcare is adding its [email protected] private GP service to its Advance health insurance plan for large corporates – at no additional cost for the first year. AXA PPP healthcare has refreshed and extended its YourHQ online marketing communications portal to help intermediaries support their clients’ health and wellbeing. Working Together with other Trust’s.New Mums give Maternity services the thumbs up. Guidance on protecting your workers from stress at work and supporting workers with pre-existing mental health conditions.

  • While that motion failed, another demanding British Medical Association leaders renegotiate GP contracts with ‘unhuman’ workload limits did pass.
  • This is the same kind of treatment that cured Oscar Saxelby-Lee, the British boy who won the nation’s heart as he battled a rare form of leukaemia following a diagnosis in 2018.
  • British researchers reviewed the findings of more than 20 studies involving 120,000 pregnant women given two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
  • Manufacturers of the UK’s most commonly used drugs are struggling with a ‘perfect storm’ of rising costs of raw materials and delays of up to 18 months to secure approvals from the medicines regulator.

If you are a member of the public looking for information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including information about the COVID-19 vaccine, go to the NHS website. Hot flushes, low mood and difficulty sleeping are common side effects – but there are more than 30 that could indicate oestrogen levels are dropping. This happens during the period of transition before the menopause, known as perimenopause. It can last for up to a decade and trigger allergies, body odour, dizziness, restless legs, loss of confidence and panic attacks.

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NHS Health Scotland today published a framework to evaluate ‘Rights, Respect and Recovery’ – Scotland’s strategy to improve health by preventing and reducing alcohol and drug… Analysis by the Health Foundation has revealed that life expectancy for women living in the poorest 10% of areas in England is lower than overall life expectancy in any OECD country, except for Mexico… Health Foundation response to the Royal College of Physicians survey highlighting the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on health.

An update by EU health chiefs on Wednesday said there had been 11 casualties worldwide but a 12th suspected death was announced in Ireland on Thursday. The reaction, a cell death known as pyroptosis which is linked to inflammation, is thought to occur in roughly eight out of ten patients hospitalised with Covid. They look like high-tech smart speakers or designer coffee tables and come with grand claims they can purge rooms of harmful pollutants, allergens, bacteria, fungal spores and even the Covid virus. Air purifiers – which suck in a room’s air and filter it before pumping it back out – are must-haves for health-conscious consumers, it seems. A survey from the Government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards found one in 12 Britons owned one. Many said they made the purchase – often costing hundreds of pounds – due to concerns about air pollution and, of course, Covid.

Using over a thousand tiny electrodes, the chip would translate the image into electrical signals for the brain to process, effectively letting the blind person ‘see’ an object, place, or person. The glasses, which are being developed by a consortium of Dutch institutions, including the Eindhoven University of Technology. Although we usually think of vaccines as preventing diseases, the term can also be applied to drugs that harness the power of the immune system to treat them. There have been around 350 cases of ‘severe hepatitis of unknown origin’ in children in 21 countries since April. Scientists say it could be months before they work out the outbreak’s cause. Campaigners have warned that thousands entitled to help from the Continuing Healthcare fund, which covers the costs of long-term social care, are being turned down by Clinical Commissioning Groups.

President Joe Biden appealed for a renewed international commitment to tackling the virus, as he marked the devastating milestone of one million Covid deaths in the US. Researchers at Cincinnati University, Ohio, tracked 33 adults who had mild memory decline. Half were given blueberries every day for three months, and found they had significant improvements in memory. England will ditch Covid measures which saw the annual flu jab given free to those aged and secondary school children aged 11 to 15. Up to 4.7 million visits to hospital accident and emergency units in the past year may have been due to people being unable to see their GP, an official study suggests. NHS-funded in vitro fertilisation fell by 35 per cent across the UK in 2020 and is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels, a Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority report shows.

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Today, leaders from across Scotland are gathering in Glasgow to address the country’s significant public health challenges. NHS Health Scotland today published a framework to evaluate ‘Rights, Respect and Recovery’ – Scotland’s strategy to improve health by preventing and reducing alcohol and drug use, harm and related deaths. Read the latest news from FPH and the world of public health in the UK and around the world, and find out about networking opportunities, events and workshops.

New results, from a University of Helsinki study, show canines can spot up to 97 per cent of cases and are 99 per cent accurate when confirming who is virus-free. This – along with two stents implanted to open up her arteries – are doing the trick, and Hina, now 50, has not had another heart attack. Samantha Amend ran the distance on a track in a time of 14 hours and 10 minutes. Berkshire Care Home provides support for 58 elderly people, some of whom have dementia.

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In the lead up to Christmas NHS Health Scotland is encouraging Scotland’s S1 school children to learn about the HPV vaccine being provided to boys and girls this academic year… An evaluation led by NHS Health Scotland has found that action to reduce school-related costs is effective in helping more schools to be sensitive to poverty and more children… Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone. Sweden, which became an international outlier when it refused to shut down society to limit the virus’ spread, logged a lower death rate than many European nations that imposed strict curbs.