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Primary care osteoporosis screening 'could prevent a quarter of hip fractures'Subscription

15 Dec 2017 By

Screening for osteoporosis in GP practices could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older females, according to a UK wide study.

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Programme launched targeting 16-year-olds to become GPsSubscription

15 Dec 2017 By Valeria Fiore

A new programme to help school students understand what ‘life is like as a GP’ has been launched in Cumbria.

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PHE launches sexual health campaign amid worrying STI trendsSubscription

15 Dec 2017 By Valeria Fiore

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a campaign targeted at people aged between 16 and 24 years old, to raise awareness on sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Over 42,000 dementia patients on antipsychotics, show first dataSubscription

15 Dec 2017 By Julia Gregory

More than 42,000 dementia patients were prescribed with anti-psychotic medication over a six week period this autumn, according to new figures released by NHS Digital.

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