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Latest news - Tuesday, 15 October 2019

CQC spots falling quality of specialist mental health services

95% of GP services rated good or outstanding, says CQC

Innovative GPs celebrated in awards

Pioneering ideas for GPs to be shared nationally

Widely available drug may reduce head injury deaths

Early treatment with tranexamic acid could save many lives

Women get half as many heart attack treatments as men

Diagnoses increase but gender gap in treatment persist

NHS and social care reform plans in Queen’s Speech

Laws planned to strengthen Long Term Plan

Blogs

Taking back control Part 2

Phil Hammond calls for us to step up, find our voices, and rekindle our communities

Home Office woes

Overseas healthcare professionals: desperately needed, yet no longer welcomed?

On The Pulse - September 2019

Tramadol associated with greater risk of hypoglycaemia

Views

Artificial intelligence in the NHS: getting the priorities right

The NHS’s new AI lab needs to focus on the needs of patients and the health system

Lessons from Torbay: The journey to integrated care

Dawn Butler of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Sarah Walter of the NHS Confederation explore what we can learn from Torbay’s experience as an integrated care organisation operating within a challenged national context.

The changing role of community trusts in large geographies

Colin Scales, chief executive of the Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the changing role he sees for community trusts that operate over large geographies, and why his organisation will not exist in its current form in two to three years’ time

ERS 2019: news highlights

Review the findings of some of the latest research presented at this year’s European Respiratory Society International Congress

2019 ESMO Congress: news round-up

Review the findings of key research presented at the latest Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology

Learning

Huntingdon's disease

A 22-year-old woman attends the surgery. Her father has recently been diagnosed with Huntingdon’s disease and she would like to find out about genetic testing

Cerebral palsy

A clinical review of this non-progressive brain injury that affects 1 in 400 births.

EASD 2019 – What’s been in the news?

Catch up with some of the key research findings presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

Drug and Therapeutics Update - 11th October

Rucaparib now recommended by NICE within CDF for ovarian cancer; Class 2 Medicines Recall on Zantac; EMA recommends four-week limit for use of high-strength oestradiol creams

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