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National Stroke Awareness Month: warning signs, ministrokes and seeking medical care

United Kingdom - May 18 2020 May 2020 is Stroke Awareness Month. More than 100,000 strokes occur in the UK each year - this is around one stroke every five minutes. This article...

St George’s cardiac surgery unit: independent panel identifies historic care failings between 2013 and 2018

United Kingdom - March 31 2020 The independent panel appointed by NHS Improvement in January 2019 to review the deaths of patients who underwent heart surgery at St George’s...

NICE impact report: maternity and neonatal care

United Kingdom - November 12 2019 The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an impact report on maternity and neonatal care which looks at progress...

St George’s Hospital cardiac unit: progress made but further improvement is still needed

United Kingdom - April 30 2019 In September of last year, NHS Improvement was appointed as an external regulator to oversee improvements at the cardiac unit of St George’s Hospital...

British Heart Foundation highlights link between diabetes and circulatory disease as diabetes levels continue to rise

United Kingdom - January 10 2019 Analysis carried out by the British Heart Foundation has highlighted the connection between diabetes and conditions that affect the heart and...