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The local commissioners for health services, NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), is looking to improve children’s continence service and is calling for views from local patients and carers. If a child in your family or care is supported by a continence service, the NHS would like to hear […]

Local NHS calls for views from local patients



Partnerships between UK and EU medical researchers have increased the value of research, benefiting patients across Europe, according to a report published today (Tuesday). The report, commissioned by eight leading UK medical organisations, highlights how the UK’s contribution to research throughout the EU has fostered and strengthened scientific co-operation. As […]

Report reveals benefits of EU-UK medical research partnerships



Cancer Research UK-funded scientists are to examine whether identifying patterns in medication given to patients before they develop cancer could improve early diagnosis. Looking for patterns in prescriptions and other data could help guide GP referrals, especially in patients with non-specific symptoms that don’t obviously indicate cancer. Only about half […]

Prescription history could help GPs diagnose cancer earlier