Clinical update

Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, after breast, lung and...

Zika virus

Zika virus disease is caused by a virus that is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito.

Sepsis

Each year in the UK there are an estimated 150,000 cases of sepsis, and 44,000 people die as...

Continence

Continence is the ability to voluntarily control emptying the bladder and bowels effectively...

ADHD and medication

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition characterised by...

Discharge planning

Delays in the discharge of patients from hospital place a huge burden on the NHS, says the...

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting more than...

Improving cognitive function

Age-related decline in mental ability varies from person to person. Individuals with mild...

Childhood arthritis

About 15,000 children and young people are believed to have arthritis, a condition that...

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common lung infection affecting babies and young children.

Smoking and pregnancy

In England, around 70,000 babies every year are born to mothers who smoke

Menopause

Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation and loss of reproductive function. In...

Dementia and frailty

Dementia encompasses many, usually progressive, brain disorders that lead to a loss of brain...

Liver disease

Liver disease is the fifth biggest killer in the UK and, according to the British Liver...

Birth after caesarean section

Around one quarter of births in the UK are delivered by caesarean section (CS), with 15% of...

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term for all diseases of the heart and blood...

Head and neck cancers

Head and neck cancers include those that affect the mouth and throat, as well as rarer...

Foot health and homelessness

Statistics published in February by the Department for Communities and Local Government show...

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