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This page shows the latest long-term conditions news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Labour party plans to abolish NHS prescription charges

Labour party plans to abolish NHS prescription charges

Although over 80% of prescriptions have no cost, there are those who have certain long-term conditions which are not exempt, so must pay up to £104 per year. ... Although the cost of prescription medicines are much higher in the US, the announcement

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  • IQVIA and partners set up cancer ‘data hub’ to speed up research IQVIA and partners set up cancer ‘data hub’ to speed up research

    The not-for-profit organisation has said that these data hubs will help to improve the quality of life of people with chronic conditions, including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, respiratory illnesses ... and other long-term conditions.

  • NHS tackles care home over-medication NHS tackles care home over-medication

    The expanded initiative is part of a strategy to improve older people’s health and care – and cut costs – which is included in the NHS Long Term Plan, which was launched ... He added: “Failing to understand properly residents’ care needs can

  • D-day: time to make digital deliver D-day: time to make digital deliver

    There’s a school of thought across many industries that the application of digital is now so ubiquitous that the term itself should be erased from the common vernacular. ... It’s unlikely that 2018 will have yielded any less. The interventions are

  • Social care crisis looms as demand to double by 2035 Social care crisis looms as demand to double by 2035

    Overall, more than 1 million people aged 65 or over will require intensive social care assistance by 2035, with more and more older people living with multiple long-term conditions. ... An international comparison of long-term care funding and outcomes:

  • Regional NHS pulmonary rehabilitation video campaign launched Regional NHS pulmonary rehabilitation video campaign launched

    A video campaign to promote the health and lifestyle benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation for those with long-term lung conditions has been launched across the north east of England.

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  • Is anybody listening? Is anybody listening?

    self-management support and emotional support for patients with long-term conditions. ... Whether companies want to listen to the conversation or actively contribute to it, making progress requires patience and long-term commitment,” says Clare Bates.

  • 30 Women Leaders in UK Healthcare 30 Women Leaders in UK Healthcare

    Its work on the NHS England Early Intervention Long-Term Conditions Test Bed with NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale CCG in Lancashire and Google’s health division Verily used new digital ... I met a chairman of a biotech company recently, who’s

  • Pharma’s isolated islands of innovation Pharma’s isolated islands of innovation

    Separately. But usefulness and utility is only truly delivered for patients with long-term conditions when these services are joined up. ... This is something that organisations close to, or indeed representing, people with long-term conditions are

  • Implementing eHealth innovation Implementing eHealth innovation

    To achieve this high level of adherence, the treatment requires a long-term commitment from patients, caregivers, nurses and physicians. ... Adherence to treatment in patients with long-term conditions such as growth hormone deficiency is particularly

  • Here’s to all the bright sparks Here’s to all the bright sparks

    Then in 2012 there was welcome news for long-term sufferers of knee conditions.

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  • What is changing in cardiovascular disease care?

    Paul Midgley, of Wilmington Healthcare, explores the NHS Long-term Plan’s strategy for tackling cardiovascular disease and what it means for pharma. ... cause premature death, is a CVD-related objective in the Long-term Plan.

  • PANDAS/PANS Awareness: A parent’s story

    How long did it take from the referral letter to get a diagnosis confirmed? ... What is the long-term prognosis for your son? Since he’s been correctly diagnosed and is receiving appropriate treatment, he should eventually return to a completely normal

  • What is changing in mental health and dementia care?

    year by 2020/21, with an increasing focus on those with long-term conditions who also require treatment for mild to moderate depression and anxiety. ... Conclusion. Mental health and dementia are central to the NHS Long-term Plan, which aims to make

  • A new vision for tackling key illnesses

    Steve How and Oli Hudson, of Wilmington Healthcare, explore the NHS Long-term Plan’s strategy for delivering more preventative, joined-up services for major health conditions. ... pupils. The NHS promises to continue to expand access to IAPT services

  • Body image and mental health: The psoriasis connection

    1. People with long-term health conditions are at a high risk for body dissatisfaction, particularly when the symptoms physically change the body and are accompanied with chronic pain – which can ... level; the same applies for the diverse

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