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‘Too many’ staff still face abuse

NHS staff are happier and more likely to recommend their organisation as a place to work than last year, but too many still experience unacceptable abuse from patients and the public, the NHS Staff Survey has found

Sharp rise in alcohol-related harm

Around 1.3 million people were admitted to hospital because of alcohol in 2018, 7.4% of all hospital admissions across the country, new data released by the NHS has shown

Social media: NHS chief warns of ‘fake news’ risk to health

The proliferation of inaccurate and often deliberately misleading health information available online, often through the booming ‘wellness industry’, is leading to people taking risks with their health as well as wasting money, NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has warned

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