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Health: Charity launches campaign to champion Parkinson’s nurses – Thame Today

25 Jul

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Health: Charity launches campaign to champion Parkinson’s nursesThame TodayThe current drive for the NHS to make efficiency savings means that Parkinson’s UK is deeply concerned that Parkinson’s nurses – who save the NHS in England around £42m -…
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Mental Illness is Not Simply a Brain Disease – PsychCentral.com (blog)

25 Jul

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PsychCentral.com (blog)Mental Illness is Not Simply a Brain DiseasePsychCentral.com (blog)Even well-meaning family physicians and psychiatrists still refer to the false chemical imbalance theory as though it were fact.
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Med school adopts Multiple Mini Interview process – The Stanford Daily

22 Jul

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Med school adopts Multiple Mini Interview processThe Stanford DailyWhile, traditional, hour-long medical school interviews occur with a faculty member or current student and include a discussion of both the candidate’s qualifications and his or her…
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Community Referral Coordinators help emergency room patients find a medical home – St. Louis American

22 Jul

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Community Referral Coordinators help emergency room patients find a medical homeSt.
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‘More nurses and doctors, less clerks’ – Independent Online

22 Jul

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Independent Online’More nurses and doctors, less clerks’Independent OnlineThe Free State’s health sector needs to go back to the simplest basics of primary health care, Free State premier Ace Magashule said on Thursday.
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Government announces new health visitor taskforce – Nursing Times

22 Jul

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Government announces new health visitor taskforceNursing TimesOther members come from the fields of health education, local government and general practice.
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NHI needs strong primary health system – Independent Online

22 Jul

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Independent OnlineNHI needs strong primary health systemIndependent OnlineThe National Health Insurance (NHI) would need a strong primary health care system for it to work effectively, a director in the national department of health, Khethisa…
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GP who missed Baby P abuse to return to work – The Guardian

22 Jul

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Daily MailGP who missed Baby P abuse to return to workThe GuardianHe can only work in NHS general practice, must be supervised by a senior GP trainer, and must keep a log of work involving child protection risks.
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FDA Studying Link Between Bisphosphonates, Esophageal Cancer – Medscape

22 Jul

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FDA Studying Link Between Bisphosphonates, Esophageal CancerMedscapeThe 2 largest studies under review relied on the UK General Practice Research Database. One study published last August reported no increase in the cancer risk.
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Appropriateness of percutaneous coronary intervent… [JAMA. 2011] – PubMed result #meded

22 Jul

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21730241?dopt=Abstract  Shared via Dolphin Browser >10% non-acute angioplasty may be inappropriate Clearly this has implications for healthcare budgets. I wonder if fewer PCIs for stable patients will be done if healthcare management forbade angioplasty at the the time of diagnostic coronary arteriography. How many of you would refuse a stent during diagnostic angiogram?

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