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Bristol to change mental health service provider

On 28 May, Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will reveal who has won the contract for its Mental Health services. Labour’s MP for South Bristol, Dawn Primarolo, said that there is a need for “a service that looks at Bristol … Continue reading

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Eating disorders are ‘overlooked’ in young men

The University of Oxford and the University of Glasgow have interviewed a small selection of young people (between 16 – 25) and found that men with eating disorders were ‘under-diagnosed, under-treated and under-researched’. Click here to find out more.

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Mental health risk for young British army recruits

A report by ForcesWatch claims those joining the army under the age of 18 are far more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health problems after leaving the forces. The report looked at over 4o … Continue reading

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Why are British children so unhappy?

Mounting evidence is showing children in Britain are worse off than those in other developed countries. In 2007 Unicef published a table of 21 economically advanced countries, comparing indicators such as poverty, family relationships, education and children’s own sense of … Continue reading

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Dark zone provides ray of light for Wi-Fi Sufferers

A few years ago I persuaded the family to travel with me from Washington DC to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory at Green Bank in West Virginia. I checked the map and assured them it was only a two and … Continue reading

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NHS getting behind on genetics

This week The Times led with a story on the UK’s lack of readiness to take advantage of the revolution in genetic medicine. Sir John Bell – the UK government’s chief genetics advisor – claims that the “NHS is completely … Continue reading

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Web speeds improve but advertised speeds fall short

Average UK broadband speeds have risen from 6.2Mb to 6.8Mb over the last year, according to latest research by Ofcom. This marks an increase of 10% with further improvements to follow. However, the speeds claimed by broadband suppliers falls short of … Continue reading

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NHS has worst data security

The following article has been reproduced from hc2d. Data security is highly important in any company or business. Personal information of employees, clients or patients can be at risk of being lost or stolen. Whether it is intentional or not, … Continue reading

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Friends don’t let friends use Internet Explorer 6

This week Google announced it is no longer supporting Internet Explorer 7 (BBC news). This announcement comes a little over 12 months after it declared it was no longer supporting Internet Explorer 6. In fact the ten year old IE6 … Continue reading

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