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Workforce: Radical action needed to fill shortages

The NHS will have a shortfall of 108,000 full-time equivalent nurses in ten years’ time if current trends continue, a report by three healthcare think tanks has found

Tuberculosis: New cases at record low

New cases of tuberculosis (TB) in England have fallen to the lowest levels since records began in 1960, research by Public Health England has found

Cannabis increases the risk of mental illness

Smoking strong cannabis increases the risk of serious mental illnesses such as psychosis, a study has found

Cervical screening: services in ‘meltdown’

The closure of 41 laboratories coinciding with the launch of a new awareness campaign has left cervical screening services in meltdown, a leading expert has said

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