Articles tagged with 'health-services' | University of Manchester

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2024
29
January
2024
| 12:37 Europe/London
Liver Talks: Let’s Talk About Liver Disease Risk, a new training resource for healthcare professionals has been launched to improve the essential conversations they have with people at risk of liver disease. Highlighting the significance of the matte...
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2020
28
April
2020
| 16:22 Europe/London
  From balconies, windows and door fronts around the world, citizens are applauding healthcare workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 response for their commitment and care. Despite these visible shows of support, all is not well – because i...
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15
April
2020
| 14:12 Europe/London
The University of Manchester and Finland’s Aalto University have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to further health-AI research.
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2019
10
September
2019
| 10:04 Europe/London
Community pharmacy staff are to be offered training on suicide prevention, based on findings from a new study published today. As a result, a first of its kind training video has been developed and will also be available from today to mark World Suic...
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11
July
2019
| 00:01 Europe/London
A major new health research programme, led by researchers from The University of Manchester, has been announced today (11 July 2019) to tackle Greater Manchester’s biggest health challenges, as part of a £135m national investment. ...
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2018
02
July
2018
| 15:47 Europe/London
The University of Manchester has been awarded funding for two Policy Research Units to explore how the health needs of the ageing population are to be met and to investigate how health and care systems and commissioning will look in the future. ...
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15
February
2018
| 15:56 Europe/London
New research led by University of Manchester data scientists reveals that primary care funding in England is not distributed according to local health needs.
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2017
23
November
2017
| 09:00 Europe/London
A new national initiative backed by David Lammy MP has called for collaboration and far-reaching changes in the use of mental health science and real-life experiences of service users.
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16
November
2017
| 05:00 Europe/London
New figures compiled by University of Manchester researchers have revealed that one fifth of practising GPs in England trained abroad and typically work in the country’s most deprived communities. ...
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25
September
2017
| 11:08 Europe/London
Radiotherapy treatment for lung cancer could have a negative effect on the health of your heart new research has found.
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08
September
2017
| 08:00 Europe/London
A groundbreaking talking treatment has been developed and successfully trialled with a group of Black and minority ethnic (BME) schizophrenia service users, carers, community members and health professionals. ...
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15
August
2017
| 08:45 Europe/London
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered how to predict worsening frailty in men over the age of 40.
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08
August
2017
| 09:00 Europe/London
A scheme launched by the Department of Health in 2011 to help patients stick to their drug regimens has been so successful, that in its first five years, it will save NHS England £517.6m  in the long-term, a team of health economists has found ...
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07
August
2017
| 23:30 Europe/London
Dying early (under age 75) is 20% more likely in northern compared with southern England according to research led by The University of Manchester.
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03
May
2017
| 09:52 Europe/London
A new study from The University of Manchester has revealed the difficulty of defining and identifying rare but serious preventable events in primary care.
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26
April
2017
| 14:00 Europe/London
Twenty one of the world’s leading pharmacologists have urged drugs companies and governments to help change the way medication is dosed by signing up to a ‘roadmap for  change’. ...
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10
April
2017
| 15:17 Europe/London
Highly effective current treatments for vision loss need to be allied with careful counselling to ensure patients maintain good psychological health as well as good vision, new research recommends.
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27
March
2017
| 10:00 Europe/London
People taking a common rheumatoid arthritis medicine are not at increased risk of liver damage if they stick to 14 units of alcohol a week or fewer, a new study from The University of Manchester has found. ...
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16
March
2017
| 09:00 Europe/London
People who come to hospital after self-harm are unlikely to be helped by the use of risk scales when they see mental health staff, according to new research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. ...
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13
February
2017
| 20:12 Europe/London
A £6.7 million financial boost has been awarded to Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (SRFT) to create a city-wide early translational patient safety research programme, along with its fellow MAHSC partner, The University of Manchester. ...
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26
January
2017
| 14:30 Europe/London
Fewer doctors are choosing to train in acute hospital specialties as a result of turbulence surrounding last year’s junior doctors' contract, according to an academic survey.
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25
January
2017
| 14:11 Europe/London
UK-Med, a disaster response charity based at The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, is a partner in the UK’s International Emergency Medical Team which has been verified by the World Health Organization as part o...
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2016
22
December
2016
| 00:01 Europe/London
Five blind Manchester patients will be among the first in the country to receive revolutionary bionic eye implants funded by the NHS.
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15
December
2016
| 10:00 Europe/London
A Nigerian public health professional has graduated from a world-leading Manchester course, and she now hopes to use her skills to improve the health of young people in her home country.
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08
December
2016
| 11:31 Europe/London
Linking GPs’ pay to their performance has no discernible effect on their job satisfaction, a University of Manchester study of almost 2,000 UK doctors over a four-year period has found.
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05
December
2016
| 16:05 Europe/London
Current approaches to dealing with burnouts in doctors on an individual case-by-case basis is not effective and the issue should instead be tackled with organisation-wide initiatives, according to researchers at The University of Manchester and the U...
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18
November
2016
| 00:01 Europe/London
In a second boost for Manchester in as many months, a single city-wide bid has been awarded £12.5m by the Department of Health to fund the cutting-edge research space, highly trained staff and specialist equipment required to develop and deliver pion...
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31
October
2016
| 09:43 Europe/London
A new type of academic research will investigate treatment and management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), by using software to analyse thousands of real life experiences of RA drugs.
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26
October
2016
| 09:24 Europe/London
An early intervention for autism aimed at helping parents communicate with their child has been shown to have an effect on reducing the severity of autism symptoms, and this reduction continued for six years after the end of treatment, according to a...
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18
October
2016
| 23:59 Europe/London
According to new research in the BMJ Quality & Safety journal, previous studies showing an increased risk of mortality following admission to hospital at weekends have failed to take account of the higher severity of patients’ conditions. ...
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