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17.05.17: GP practices and other NHS services around England which were forced to close for several days following the 'cyber attack' on the NHS computer system, have now reopened.
19.05.17: The Conservative Party election manifesto pledges a minimum of £8bn extra funding for the NHS over the next five years and seven-day GP access across England by 2019 – one year earlier than their 2015 promise.
19.05.17: The Royal College of Nursing has responded to the Conservative Party over its 'failure' to send a speaker to this year's RCN Congress.
22.05.17: Primary headache disorders are extremely disabling and highly prevalent. They place a significant demand on NHS resources and are an enormous financial cost to the UK economy.
05.05.17: Acne vulgaris (meaning ‘common’ in Latin) is often viewed as a rite of passage for teenagers and as such is often ignored by patients, parents and practitioners.
28.04.17: It is estimated that around one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage,1 and up to 75% of miscarriages occur in the first trimester.
30.03.17: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is recognised as one of the most common respiratory diseases in the UK, with over 5 million people diagnosed.
04.05.17: The primary care nurse is vital in the early detection and management of children and young people who are depressed. The nurse could potentially be the first point of contact when a parent, education or social care professional is concerned about a young person’s mental health.

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Nicola Hildreth
A cardiovascular specialist nurse explains how her work with the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust bridges the gap between care in hospital and the community
The British Nutrition Foundation
It is unclear to what extent popular dietary trends influence parents to modify what their children eat
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