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Articles within the archive for October 2018

01/10/2018:People with severe mental illness experience worse physical health - News
02/10/2018:Heath secretary commits £240 million to social care - News
03/10/2018:New cancer strategy announced by Theresa May - News
03/10/2018:Millions at risk from antidepressant withdrawal - News
04/10/2018:STIs in Wales skyrocket - News
05/10/2018:New NMC chief executive appointed - News
05/10/2018:RCN council to step down after members' vote of no confidence - News
10/10/2018:First ever minister for suicide prevention appointed - News
12/10/2018:CQC warns of growing ‘care injustice’ - News
16/10/2018:A new threat to women’s health and fertility - Clinical
16/10/2018:Diabetes arising from pancreatic exocrine problems - Clinical
16/10/2018:How to make a practice outstanding - Professional
16/10/2018:E-cigarettes: A review of the parliamentary green paper - Clinical
16/10/2018:Social prescribing strategy to combat loneliness announced - News
17/10/2018:Dramatic fall in number of health visitors - News
17/10/2018:Acute otitis media in infants and children: diagnosis and treatment - Clinical
17/10/2018:Flu risk to people with asthma - News
19/10/2018:‘Little to no progress’ on Brexit healthcare concerns - News
19/10/2018:Primary care ‘crucial’ to prevent poor health - News
24/10/2018:Prescription exemptions to be digitised - News
26/10/2018:Pledge to eliminate ethnicity pay gap - News
26/10/2018:Young people diagnosed with STI ‘every 4 minutes’ - News
31/10/2018:The rough justice of mental health - Blogs
31/10/2018:Boost to mental health announced in budget - News
31/10/2018:Crackdown on assaults on NHS staff - News

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