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Is Crowd Funding the way forward for the NHS?

NHS Hospital shows off new idea for improving patient care                              We all know the NHS is underfunded Now an NHS hospital is asking Patients to make up shortfall by using Crowd Funding. The Royal National Orthopeadic Hospital (RNOH) at Stanmore...

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Cancer survival in UK worst in Europe

Recent figures out from NHS show targets for cancer treatment missed across UK. Even more shocking - most European cancer patients on average live TEN years longer than we do. Conservatives come Clean At their recent conference in Birmingham, Minister for Health...

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Come on girls – stand up for better cancer treatment

Lord Darzi said it: "Cancer Care in England compares poorly with that in other European Countries Embed from Getty Images Writing in The Telegraph, the ex-Minister for Health and noted cancer specialist said "cancer care in England compares poorly with that in other...

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Downward spiral in cancer care

NHS England aiming for diagnosis within 28 days BIG DEAL.  Whatever happened to the 14 days benchmark? So you wait 14 days - finally have tests - does it really take another 14 days to check results for 'ordinary' cancers?  I am not talking about the rarer cancers;...

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Europa Donna – organisation for Patients with Brains

One good thing to come out of EU is Europa Donna - and we can still be members after Brexit Europa Donna is a pan-European member organisation, with some very senior members of European Breast Cancer medical communities in membership, They often invite members to...

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Keep safe whilst shopping

Shopping exposes us to germs Your local supermarket is doing everything possible to keep surfaces germ-free, but it's other shoppers - and particularly their children - that are scattering these nasties around. Recent research has found that a trolley can be germier...

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Good things around Coronavirus scare

What's to like This latest health scare might just make us a cleaner and healthier nation.  Anyone who has shuddered as others come out of the loo not bothering to wash their hands, will understand what I mean.  All of a sudden people now understand cleanliness is...

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This is the way the NHS should behave

Congratulations to Royal Berkshire Hospital It may have been founded in 1836, but this hospital is thoroughly modern when it comes to understanding what patients need. When the first sad Coronavirus fatality happed here, their Press Office, unlike many NHS press...

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COBRA and Coronavirus

This graphic from the Daily Express gives the information clearly - and for those of us who are appalled at the dithering 'headless chicken' attitude of Government, provides clear information. Obviously, those undergoing cancer treatment should be aware of this...

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