Health staff think they can spot the signs but what do they do next?
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Trafficking victims have contact with the NHS but staff need more knowledge about how to refer them for support.
The future may not be as bleak as we thought.
Five new European studies say dementia occurrence is stable or falling. Our panic may have been unnecessary.
Who’s peeping at your files?
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Repeated data panics have left the public in a state of anger and confusion. How does NHS England fix the problem?
Take one mental health issue, then add the label of a disorder, then see if therapists apply their own prejudices.
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Making the NHS a seven-day service would intensify the pressure on the groaning social care system.
After all the unsuccessful years of educating us about drinking units, maybe it's time to start giving the advice in bottles, glasses and pints.
There's plenty of noise but also some genuine concerns about how the TTIP trade agreement could force healthcare privatisation.
George Osborne detailing some of the cuts to come.
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The UK is witnessing its biggest cull of public sector jobs in half a century and hundreds of thousands of workers must make the transition to the private sector.
He says it’s for safety, but is there an ulterior motive?
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If the relationship between the government and the medical profession is the 'politics of the double bed', then this couple are in a rocky patch.
I’d rather be at home.
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Discharging hospital patients sounds easy so why do we get it so wrong?
Trying to find out how money is being spent in your area? It’s not always that easy.
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Groups in charge of the NHS budget for your care should be open, but more often than not it's hard to tell how your where the money is going.
Navigating the welfare system is part of the daily work of most health and social care workers – from the therapists advising patients on how to survive a “fitness to work” assessment to the 30% of NHS…
‘We’re not sinking, we’re just naturally low in the water.’
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Declared 'unachievable' by a treasury watchdog, the zombie care.data scheme is back and still full of holes.
The NHS needs the locum-otion of temporary staff.
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Spending on temporary staff sparks debate but staff shortages in the NHS means reducing them isn't a simple solution.
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Foreign-born nurses working in the UK do a vital job in the face of discrimination, but their recruitment helps entrench global healthcare inequality.
The icons of state funding could submerge the rest.
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Keeping taxes lower and protecting the government services most dear to our hearts has huge implications for everyone.
Cuts are not quite as advertised.
Conservative targets for 1% annual savings in the next two years will actually feel like more than 5% for a swathe of government departments.
Be seen but not heard.
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Precarious work is just one of the big issues facing NHS staff.
Someone’s pulling the strings.
Whether you cheered the election result or were cast into a depression, it doesn't really matter. The real power lies outside of Westminster, and outside of our control.
Is the NHS ‘a wretched bowl of alphabetti spaghetti’, as David Cameron put it?
The paradox of competition and integration other key challenges facing the re-appointed health secretary.