Clinical update

End of life care

According to the Office for National Statistics, 506,790 deaths were registered in England...

Malignant melanoma

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that occurs when cells in the skin develop abnormally.

Female genital mutilation

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines female genital mutilation (FGM) as procedures...

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a sleep disorder in which the airway closes, causing a...

Breast cancer

According to the Office for National Statistics, 53,339 women in the UK were newly diagnosed...

Health in the workplace

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in 2011/12 there were 27 million working...

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, and one of the leading causes of pain...

Suspected cancer

One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, says Cancer Research UK,...

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with more than 42,000 men newly diagnosed...

Pressure ulcers

About 700,000 people in the UK develop pressure ulcers every year.

Violence at work

Incidents of violence and aggression are relatively common in health and social care...

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) covers a number of lung conditions, including...

Syphilis

Syphilis is caused by infection with the bacterium Treponema pallidum.

Stroke

According to the Stroke Association, approximately 152,000 people in the UK have a stroke...

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