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Don't blame NHS dentists, DR PAUL WOODHOUSE says

Don’t blame NHS dentists, DR PAUL WOODHOUSE says THIS is the real reason you still can’t get help Frustrated, let down and angry — that’s how I felt reading the news this week that some NHS patients may have to wait for up to three years to see a dentist. The NHS dental system was […]

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Vaccination Against South African Variant, European Delivery Delays, New Variant in Japan: COVID-19 Global Weekly Highlights

These are the global coronavirus stories you need to know about this week. In a week when the death toll passed 500,000 in the United States, the FDA is set to authorise emergency use of a third vaccine for adults (alongside the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines). Agency scientists released a review of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine on Wednesday, concluding […]

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Reducing inequalities in poorer areas of England could save the NHS £28.8 million in hip fracture costs

New research has found if healthcare inequalities in the most deprived areas of England were reduced, this could help save the NHS around £28.8 million each year in hip fracture treatment costs. The University of Bristol study, published in Osteoporosis International and funded by the Royal Osteoporosis Society, examined the association between deprivation and healthcare […]