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Format: 2014-04-17
Format: 2014-04-17

International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (WEO) now on UKDS.Stat

17 Apr 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook (WEO) October ....[16/4/2014]

Nottinghamshire integrates IT systems

17 Apr 2014
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is implementing a platform to join up community and mental health systems.

Youth unemployment falling significantly - Burton

16 Apr 2014
The rate of youth unemployment is falling significantly as the Government is incentivising young people not to be trapped in unemployment, according to the Minister for Social Protection.

Malignant bowel obstruction palliative surgery linked to complications, mortality

16 Apr 2014
Palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction from carcinomatosis alleviated symptoms in many patients but also was associated with mortality, serious complications and reobstructions, according...

Essentially Women hosts Focus on the Future conference

16 Apr 2014
Essentially Women hosted their annual conference and trade show, Focus on the Future, in Reno, Nev., from March 16 to 18 with courses approved for American Board for Certification and Board of...

Reduced melatonin levels linked to low assessment scores among fibromyalgia patients

16 Apr 2014
Women with fibromyalgia showed lower levels of melatonin and assessment scores, compared with healthy controls, according to data from a recent study.Researchers in Brazil matched 58 women with...

Case 277 – Ambulance service refuse cycle helmet for training use due to health and safety

16 Apr 2014
A motor cycle helmet which had suffered an impact and could not be used for motor cycling, was offered to the ambulance service for training purposes. They refused it due to health and safety reasons.

Minister for Children to give quarterly update to Health and Children Committee

16 Apr 2014
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Francis Fitzgerald TD, will update the Committee on Health and Children on children and youth affairs at its meeting tomorrow, Thursday, 17th April 2014.

Our phone number is changing

16 Apr 2014
Published date:  Wed, 16/04/2014 Directorate:  Directorate of Operations The switchboard number for the PHA’s Headquarters at Linenhall...

PET scans may improve brain injury diagnosis

16 Apr 2014
“PET scans could predict extent of recovery from brain injury, trials show,” The Guardian reports. Evidence suggests that the advanced scanning devices may be able to detect faint signs of...

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