Health

Glasgow Faculty of Artwork venture personalises prosthetic limbs

Picture copyright Jeroen Blom Picture caption The venture has introduced collectively amputees and artisans Craftspeople have been working with amputees who use synthetic decrease limbs to create extra personalised prosthesis. Jeroen Blom, a researcher at Glasgow Faculty of Artwork’s Highlands and Islands Inventive Campus, introduced the group of three artisans collectively. They’re Karen Collins, from Rafford, and Scott Gleed, of Relugas, each in Moray, and Roger Milton, from Auldearn within

NHS name for equality over personal hospitals’ tax break

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is among the many NHS hospitals calling for enterprise charges reduction because it faces an increase of greater than £2m NHS trusts are calling for equal remedy on enterprise charges after analysis revealed personal hospitals get reductions price £52m over 5 years. A examine suggests multiple in 4 personal hospitals are charities, giving them an 80% rebate in enterprise charges.

‘I felt terrible’

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption A tick chew induced Matt Dawson MBE to contract Lyme illness When former England rugby participant Matt Dawson was bitten by a tick in a London park early final yr, it induced a bacterial an infection to unfold by his physique. “I had two days the place I felt terrible. Very feverish, on the couch, crashed out,” he mentioned. Ultimately he went to hospital

Stephen Hawking: I am fearful about the way forward for the NHS

Picture copyright BBC/Richard Ansett Stephen Hawking says he’s fearful about the way forward for the NHS, attacking the impression of presidency insurance policies and the well being secretary in particular person. In a speech on Saturday, the Cambridge College scientist is anticipated to accuse Jeremy Hunt of “cherry-picking” proof to help his insurance policies. And he may also say he’s involved concerning the involvement of the non-public sector within the

Energy in fashionable meals have to be lower, say well being officers

Picture copyright wildpixel Targets are to be set to cut back energy in pizzas, burgers and prepared meals as a part of the federal government’s drive to deal with youngster weight problems in England. Well being officers imagine the transfer is required as persons are consuming 200 to 300 energy too many every day. It may see the dimensions of merchandise lowered or substances modified in meals and drinks purchased

Newcastle well being boss Sir Leonard Fenwick sacked

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Sir Leonard Fenwick has been on prolonged go away since January The longest-serving chief govt within the NHS has been sacked for gross misconduct. Sir Leonard Fenwick joined what later grew to become Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Basis Belief in 1977, and has been on prolonged go away since January. A disciplinary panel dismissed him after an investigation into claims of bullying and abusive behaviour. Sir

Psychological well being companies patchy, says PM

Theresa Might says the UK’s psychological well being companies are “patchy” and has instructed Newsbeat she’s going to evaluation them. She’s pledged to assist youngsters by a brand new technique and higher entry to assist. “The Nationwide Residents Service will construct in psychological well being consciousness,” the prime minister defined. She added that “10,000 members of employees” can be educated in “recognizing points round psychological well being”. Picture caption Sixteen-year-olds

Peanut allergy remedy ‘lasts as much as 4 years’

Picture copyright Thinkstock An oral remedy for peanut allergy remains to be efficient 4 years after it was administered, a examine has discovered. Kids got a probiotic, with a peanut protein, each day for 18 months. When examined one month later, 80% may tolerate peanuts with none allergic signs and after 4 years, 70% of them had been nonetheless in a position to eat peanuts with out struggling any side-effects.

Bowel most cancers take a look at: ‘No well being minister’ means NI folks should wait

Picture copyright Brendan Foster Picture caption Screening exams scale back the mortality charges from bowel most cancers A brand new, extra correct screening take a look at for bowel most cancers is on maintain in Northern Eire as a result of there isn’t any Stormont well being minister. Bowel most cancers is second solely to lung most cancers because the main reason behind dying from the illness in each the

Maternity ‘should enhance’ at baby-deaths hospital belief

Picture caption Total care on the belief has improved however additional work is required, the watchdog has stated Maternity providers at a well being belief on the centre of a child deaths inquiry should enhance, inspectors have stated. Well being Secretary Jeremy Hunt ordered an investigation into the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Belief in April. A Care High quality Fee (CQC) report stated total care had obtained higher however