VRuiV1 - More UK nurses and midwives leaving than joining profession General 

More UK nurses and midwives leaving than joining profession

More UK nurses and midwives leaving than joining profession More nurses and midwives are leaving the profession in the UK than joining it, for the first time since 2008, figures show. The number registered in the UK fell by 1,783 to 690,773, in the year to March. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) said the downward trend had been most pronounced among British workers. Many leavers cited working conditions. But the government said there were now 13,000 more nurses working in hospitals in England than in 2010. In April and…

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RKhwTa - Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law General 

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law A UK hospital did not do enough to protect the privacy of patients when it shared data with Google, the UK’s Information Commission (ICO) has ruled. The ICO censured the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust about data handed over during trials of a novel way to detect acute kidney injury. Among other failings, the ICO said the hospital did not tell patients enough about the way their data was used. The trust said it would tackle “shortcomings” in its data-handling. Details…

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yt8zbt - Heavy breathing: Ten causes and treatments Allergies 

Heavy breathing: Ten causes and treatments

Heavy breathing: Ten causes and treatments Heavy breathing can feel like suffocation, making each breath a struggle. For some people, heavy breathing feels like pressure on the chest, as if an elephant is sitting on them.These sensations can be terrifying, and the panic they produce can make heavy breathing worse. But heavy breathing does not necessarily point to a serious health problem, so there is no need for panic. A doctor can make a conclusive diagnosis, but here are the most common causes of heavy breathing. 1. Fever or overheating…

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