Autism diagnoses ‘could be reduced under NHS plan’

May 29, 2017 admin 0

Proposals to reduce the number of children being diagnosed with autism are being considered by NHS commissioners in south-west London. The idea of restricting an […]

NHS could stop diagnosing child autism in south west London

May 25, 2017 admin 1

Children may no longer be able to get NHS referrals for assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in South West London. South West […]

Dementia and cancer deaths set to soar in England and Wales

May 23, 2017 admin 0

Research says projected rise will put NHS under intense pressure with a 42% increase in number of people needing palliative care Deaths from dementia and […]

‘Fat but fit’ still at higher risk of heart disease

May 18, 2017 admin 0

“The idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth,” reports BBC News. The story is based on research from scientists at […]

General election: Labour’s ‘£7.4bn a year extra for NHS’

May 15, 2017 admin 0

Labour says it will spend an extra £37bn on the NHS in England over the next five years if it wins power. The investment, including […]

Yoga may bring long-term benefits for people with depression

May 12, 2017 admin 0

“Yoga can ease depression symptoms, according to the largest study to ever investigate the link,” the Mail Online reports. The study didn’t find any benefits […]

NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

May 12, 2017 admin 0

A major incident has been declared after NHS services across England and Scotland were hit by a large-scale cyber-attack. Staff cannot access patient data, which […]

NHS spends on ‘supersize’ ambulances amid soaring obesity

May 11, 2017 admin 0

NHS trusts are buying “supersize” ambulances to cope with growing numbers of obese patients, new figures show. Ambulance trusts have spent at least £1.3 million […]