The content of this website is intended for healthcare professionals only

Latest news - Sunday, 27 May 2018

Pressures force GPs to take only emergency patients

Some 17% of practices halt routine bookings

New areas to benefit from joined up NHS and social care

Integrated care development programmes expand

Nanoparticle drug delivery system could help fight brain cancer

Method found to carry drugs across the blood-brain barrier

Wales to be first UK country to ban outdoor smoking

Ban will include playgrounds and hospitals

Obese patients more likely to survive infections

Major study explores ‘the obesity paradox’

Blogs

On The Pulse - May 2018

Can vitamin D protect from diabetes?

Language matters – part 2

Dominique Thompson reflects on medical misunderstandings

Benefits vs harm

Is the new system to monitor/prevent medication errors telling the whole story?

Prostate cancer diagnosis

How scientists are working to get it right

A spoonful of nothing

Are those who prescribe homeopathy “bad doctors”?

Piecing together kidney cancer evolution

Studying the past to predict the future - the way towards more personalised treatment

Views

Join the OnMedica Media Panel

OnMedica has launched a media panel that will enable its members to air their views to the media on topical healthcare issues in the UK

Sepsis: the silent killer

Felicity Cottle discusses the impact of sepsis and what trusts can do to continue improving early recognition and treatment

Why the CQC was warmly received by independent hospitals

Dr Howard Freeman considers the main takeaways from the quality regulator’s latest assessment of independent sector hospitals

Inquests - an insight for care providers

Inquests can be a difficult and stressful experience for all concerned, requiring careful preparation and a considered approach throughout. Andrew Andrews sets out some useful guidance for care providers

Artificial intelligence and the indispensable human in diagnostics

AI is now essential for automation in radiology and pathology, but it provides a means to support the human, not replace, writes Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra UK & Ireland

Resilience training

This course introduces resilience training as an evidence-based approach to reducing the risk of depression, anxiety and stress-related harm

Learning

Drug and Therapeutics Update

HSJ Life Sciences Forum: free places for NHS employees and exclusive 25% discount for non-NHS healthcare professionals; NICE publishes draft recommendations for IN.PACT drug-coated balloon for peripheral arterial disease

Systemic lupus erythematosus

A review of this autoimmune condition affecting a number of areas of the body and characterised by the presence of anti-nuclear antibodies

Drug and Therapeutics Update

NICE recommends Tecentriq for locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after chemotherapy; SIGN opens consultation for new guideline on delirium risk reduction; MHRA medical device alert for Gambro Ultrafilter U9000 microbial water filter

Lasting powers of attorney for health and welfare

Why your patients may want to consider making a lasting power of attorney for health and welfare

Reactive arthritis

A clinical review of this autoimmune disease which develops in response to an infection causing a triad of symptoms

Medical Expo
Registered in England and Wales. Reg No. 2530185. c/o Wilmington plc, 5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 8QS. Reg No. 30158470
Twitter Facebook
A Wilmington Company