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UK to add addiction warnings to opioids as use soars

UK to add addiction warnings to opioids as use soars

Health secretary Matt Hancock announced the measures yesterday in response to an increase of more than 60% in prescriptions for opioid painkillers in the last decade in England and Wales. ... Public Health England is currently undertaking a review into

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  • AbbVie sues NHS England over hep C procurement AbbVie sues NHS England over hep C procurement

    passed without the programme officially getting started, according to HSJ, which says NHS England has confirmed the procurement process is still ongoing. ... There have been some signs of progress in HCV, with Public Health England reporting in the

  • Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue

    public health in 2012 and since then has seen swingeing cuts in their budgets. ... The future funding for Public Health England is currently an unknown quantity, and will not be revealed until the spending review next year.

  • Daily Brief: Biosimilar Herceptin can't make Perjeta cost effective and more Daily Brief: Biosimilar Herceptin can't make Perjeta cost effective and more

    The MPs cited evidence from Public Health England which concludes that e-cigarettes are 95% safer than smoking. ... Sir Norman Lamb, the committee’s chair, told the Guardian:. “The blunt fact is that 79, 000 people in England still die of smoking

  • People at-risk of HIV in England could get PrEP from September People at-risk of HIV in England could get PrEP from September

    make the drug routinely available, arguing that responsibility for funding it should lie with local authorities, and specifically public health budgets. ... NHS England lost a lawsuit last year, and its opposition to routine provision was further

  • UK Sepsis Trust named Communiqué charity of the year UK Sepsis Trust named Communiqué charity of the year

    A small and relative new charity, the UK Sepsis Trust also picked up a high commendation in the Excellence in Public Health Communications category the ‘Just Ask’ campaign by 11-London. ... It also had an impressive 2016, with the year seeing the

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  • Visualising medicine Visualising medicine

    Visual metaphor. Intramuscular. Dyspnoea. Pharmaceutical advertising has a major challenge: how to communicate such terminology to the public? ... Smartphone apps are driving faster, more efficient emergency medical response, while major bodies such as

  • Behaviour change – a missing ingredient? Behaviour change – a missing ingredient?

    In 2012 Public Health England launched Stoptober, a national smoking cessation campaign that resulted in a 50% increase in quitting during October compared with other months in the same year. ... This showed that designing a campaign with clear

  • Nudge-nudge, think-think Nudge-nudge, think-think

    There’s even NICE Guidance to help public health professionals and HCPs change people’s behaviours. ... Similarly, the concept of the ‘trusted messenger’ is crucial. A good example is a recent study from Public Health England where the Chief

  • Can new data aggregators shift the balance of power away from pharma? Can new data aggregators shift the balance of power away from pharma?

    The best example is probably Jem Rashbass’ successful attempt to consolidate NHS cancer data through the National Disease Registration Service as part of Public Health England. ... Maybe Roche’s $1.7bn acquisition of Flatiron Health is the first

  • Case study: Overcoming resistance Case study: Overcoming resistance

    Campaign:Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics. Timescale:November 2013 – February 2014. Treat Yourself Better Without Antibiotics is a public health campaign highlighting the unnecessary use of antibiotics for symptoms of winter ... J,

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  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    Penned by former health minister Lord Darzi in collaboration with the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), the report highlights some specifics as to the posture of the NHS in relation ... Your.MD; London: 2016. 13. NHS England, Care Quality

  • Wearables and Healthcare

    Interestingly however, this type of wearable has not yet been shown to affect health overall.[7]. ... 4. NHS England, Care Quality Commission, Health Education England, Monitor, Public Health England, Trust Development Authority. NHS Five Year Forward

  • To track disease, follow the money

    Public Health England (and its equivalents in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) also carries out surveillance of transmissable disease and patterns of microbial resistance. ... The belief that banknotes are a vector for disease has led to a public

  • Historic night for 90TEN as agency is named both Consultancy of the Year and Medical Education Consultancy of the Year at Communiqué Awards

    well as receiving a high commendation for Excellence in Patient/Consumer Health Programmes. ... The results speak for themselves: an analysis by Public Health England found a 94% fall in HIV infection risk in users of the PRIME service. .

  • What does the Five Year Forward View mean for pharma?

    Healthcare, has been helping to do this through its Mental Health Commissioning Network conferences. ... Wherever possible, they involve locally identified Chairs plus the Strategic Clinical Networks, Academic Health Science Networks and Public Health

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