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Family carers may not welcome deaths at home

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University,...

Screening for pre-diabetes and effectiveness of interventions

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University,...

Stop smoking services can boost mental health in people with depression

People with depression who successfully quit smoking using smoking cessation services can...

Family nurse use of motivational interviewing limited

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University

Database search on antibiotic prescription reduction

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University

Calls for better anaphylaxis training

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University

Enhanced diabetes service effective in preventing hospital admissions

Enhanced services provided by GP surgeries are just as effective as specialist services at...

HPV vaccine reduces cervical pre-cancers in young women

Greater than expected reduction rate in all grades of invasive cervical cancer among women...

Promoting self-management to patients with long term conditions

Little data recorded in study to address shortfalls of self-management in long term

Policy in place to support effective use of contraception

A key public health policy is to support effective contraception use and avoid unwanted

Scheme launched to help care for families involved in domestic violence

Women experiencing domestic violence are more likely to be in contact with general practice

Midwives’ and health visitors’ collaborative relationships: a systematic review of

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University

Patients’ experiences of a multidisciplinary team-led community case management

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University

A cluster randomised trial of strategies to increase cervical screening uptake at first

Compiled by Vari Drennan, professor of health care and policy research, St Geroge’s

New tool aims to cut child antibiotic use

Spotting low-risk cases of respiratory tract infection in children could reduce antibiotic

Impact of the National Health Service Health Check on cardiovascular disease risk: a

The NHS Health Check (HC) programme was introduced in 2009 to reduce cardiovascular disease
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Active toddlers are less likely to grow obese

Sedentary spells in young children should be limited, say researchers.

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