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Community workers help to bridge treatment gap in mental health

In Europe a third of people experiencing mental illness do not receive treatment, however in some developing countries as many as 90% of people in need are not getting basic care. The largest psychiatry trial conducted in the developing world, … Continue reading

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How is the NHS doing?

An update on progress for Quarter 2 2011/12 has been released by Deputy NHS Chief Executive, David Flory.  The update gives an account of how the NHS is performing at national level against the requirements and indicators set out in … Continue reading

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24,000 avoidable deaths per year from diabetes

A government commissioned report has found up to 24,000 people with diabetes may be dying unnecessarily each year, whose deaths could be avoided by improving their self management of the disease or the care that they receive. The estimate accounts … Continue reading

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Recent Announcement: DH Information Strategy

At the recent EHI Live show in Birmingham, Katie Davis, the managing director of NHS Informatics at the Department of Health, made an announcement about the upcoming Information Strategy. The Information Strategy has been long awaited, with delays pushing its … Continue reading

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