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Physio tech company steps in to tackle COVID-19 lockdown neck and back pain emergency

Millions of workers operating from home could be creating a backlog of neck and back pain complaints which the NHS will struggle to cope with. Now physio therapy experts at

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Rapid coronavirus test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter

The first analysis of a new point-of-care “nucleic acid test” for SARS-CoV-2 in a UK hospital setting shows these machines dramatically reduce time spent on COVID-19 ‘holding’ wards – allowing

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Money Matters – Will the government sort the pensions tax issue in the Budget?

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the expected government announcements Government ministers have ‘hinted’ that substantial tax reform will be announced in the Budget to alleviate punitive tax charges on doctors’ pensions.

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17,000 doctors and nurses training during COVID-19 using virtual simulation technology

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals worldwide have an urgent need for doctors and nurses. Huge numbers of retired doctors and nurses have been called up – 20,000 in the

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NHS Digital to be handed more powers to help counter Covid-19 spread

New powers have been given to NHS Digital as part of measures to help counter the spread of Covid-19. This includes collecting and analysing data to help doctors, nurses and

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Existing pressure on the NHS can’t be ignored during coronavirus outbreak

With the coronavrius outbreak being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Barney Gilbert, NHS doctor and CEO of Pando Health explores why existing pressures on the NHS

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Money matters – The government has proposed flexible NHS pensions

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how to approach the complexity ahead One of Boris Johnson’s first moves as prime minister was to scrap the two-week-old consultation outlining a ’50:50’ flexible NHS

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Hospital liable for worsening of patient’s existing spinal condition

Hospital liable for worsening of patient’s existing spinal condition A recent legal case examining the consequences of negligent hospital care on a patient’s pre-existing condition. Case details In the case

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Algeos to provide NHS physios with free CPD-accredited training

Physiotherapists working in the NHS are being offered free CPD-accredited training by a global medical products company. The education team at Algeos are able to provide CPD-accredited training courses covering areas