Thursday, January 18, 2018

Health

Health

Want help solving a work-related problem? Tell us about it

Overworked? Stressed? Got a bad boss? In a new series we invite you to send in a short description of your predicament – so that other readers can offer solutions A hard day at...

‘Haemorrhaging nurses’: one in 10 quit NHS England each year

Data showing 33,000 nurses left in 2016-17 triggers warning of ‘dangerous and downward spiral’ More nurses have left the NHS in England in the past three years than have joined. Photograph: Medic Image/Getty Images/Universal Images...

A&E staff were too busy to treat my daughter, woman tells inquest

Bethany Shipsey, who took overdose of diet pills, died at Worcestershire Royal hospital ‘on exceptionally busy day’ Bethany Shipsey was described by her mother as a gifted photographer and animal welfare activist who was...

Has strong become the respectable face of skinny for young women?

A generation of Instagram stars and personal trainers are challenging old-fashioned notions of femininity, replacing images of thinness or fecundity with brute strength. Whether this is healthy is another matter Cult of muscle ......

May appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo Cox

Tracey Crouch tasked with implementing recommendations from commission set up after the MP’s death Theresa May cited research saying that 9 million people often or always feel lonely. Photograph: Education Images/UIG/Getty Images/Universal Images Group Theresa May...

Care cuts could put patients' safety at risk, warn MPs

Commons public accounts committee has warned against advice to cut spending to NHS’s Continuing Healthcare Continuing Healthcare is a package of care provided outside hospitals. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian Calls for cuts to the...

I was a doctor prone to fainting. This is how I got over it

Views from the NHS frontline Like 12% of medical students, the graphic sights of the operating theatre caused me to faint. But slowly, after many queasy incidents, I learned how to cope ‘I did not...

Obesity surgery 'halves risk of death' compared to lifestyle changes alone

Latest study of long-term impact of bariatric surgery lends support to experts who say more operations should be carried out in UK Bariatric surgery reduces the size of the patient’s stomach. It is cost-effective...

Alys Cole-King: ‘Suicide in the NHS family is particularly resonant for me’ | Hélène...

Suicide prevention expert Alys Cole-King wants distressed NHS colleagues to seek support themselves during the winter crisis ‘There is huge secrecy about admitting if you are struggling when you are a professional working in...

The new work and pensions secretary is an insult to disabled people

In previous roles, Esther McVey never cared about the impact of her policies and appeared to relish removing disability support Esther McVey arrives for the first cabinet meeting of the new year following the...

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Spurs close on 13-0 run to rally past Mavericks, 98-96

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At 40 years old, Manu Ginobili’s refusal to slow down in his 16th season with the Spurs has been...