NES Healthcare awarded a place on NHS National Clinical Staffing Framework

Being awarded a place on Lot 1B of the National Clinical Staffing Framework, developed for the NHS by the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership, means that NES can supply temporary and fixed term staff to clinical positions in the NHS.

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Sugar and carbs are the main cause of obesity, not lack of exercise

An article a journal from The BMJ says that obesity “cannot be outrun by exercise.” It suggests that bad diets are the reason for obesity, not a lack of exercise.

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Melanoma drug could be used to treat advanced lung cancer

Researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles say that a drug approved for treating melanoma has shown promise for the treatment of advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer.

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Greater Manchester is to control a £6bn NHS budget

Greater Manchester will become the first English region to get full control of its health spending, as part of transferred powers.

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MPs vote to approve three parent IVF

MPs have voted in favour of creating babies with DNA from two women and one man.

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Does hormone replacement therapy increase the risk of ovarian cancer?

An analysis from The University of Oxford showed there was an extra case for every 1,000 women taking HRT drugs for 5 years, from the age of 50.

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Flu vaccine – Ministers might have known of dangerous new strain of flu last year

The World Health Organisation, who work closely with the Government, knew last March that a dangerous new strain of flu had come about

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Health services are to display CQC inspection ratings

All public and private healthcare organisations are to clearly display the Care Quality Commission inspection rating.

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Is lack of exercise deadlier than obesity?

A new study has suggested that being inactive could be twice as fatal as being obese.

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Antibiotics discovery in the US could be a ‘game-changer’ for medicine

The lack of antibiotic discovery over the last few decades could be over after US scientists have a breakthrough.

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