The local initiative, led by NHS Digital, resulted in a 13% increase in the number of women in Stoke-on-Trent attending a screening for the first time.
Freddy Abnousi said researchers have evidence which suggests a person’s social life impacts their health more than almost any other major risk factor.
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ASA revealed it received three complaints which challenged the claim that Natural Cycles is a ‘highly accurate contraceptive app’.
Facebook had approached medical institutions in the United States about a proposed data-sharing agreement that would see patient records linked to social media users, it has emerged.
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Paul Hodgkin, the former GP and founder of Patient Opinion, reflects on a non-Marxist, Marxian revolution in his last column for EHI.
When Patient.co.uk wanted to promote its ‘Q score’ heart health tool, it turned to social media. Fiona Barr discovers why its Twitter and Facebook campaign both worked and won an EHI Award.
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has launched an internal investigation after staff made inappropriate comments on social media over a newspaper report about an attempted suicide.
A practical guide to help UK doctors navigate the ethical and confidentiality dilemmas posed by social media has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
There’s any amount of guidance on using social media in healthcare, yet most trusts remain downright suspicious. Andrew Carr, an emergency nurse practitioner in Cambridge and IT enthusiast, wonders why.
Medical defence organisation MDDUS is urging doctors to stay away from snappy-happy photographers and avoid appearing in pictures from their Christmas ‘do’ or New Year party.