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02.10.2018

Procurement of new orthodontic services in the South West from April 2019

Orthodontic treatment – usually with braces – is most often used to improve the appearance and alignment of crooked, protruding or crowded teeth, and to correct problems with the bite. It is usually only started…

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01.10.2018

What’s it like being a carer?

Conversations that the Healthwatch Network has had with the public, as well as research and data we’ve gathered, shows that carers don’t always get the support they need. They have difficulty accessing the assessments to…

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01.10.2018

Calling all heart patients – an opportunity to help improve heart surgery.

A cardiac research team at University Hospitals Bristol (UHB) is looking for two people with experience of heart surgery to act as co-applicants (as public contributors) for a new trial which is being planned. A pilot…

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01.10.2018

The future of Radiotherapy Services in Cornwall: local people and MPs meet with senior NHS England team in Truro.

This week in Truro, the Programme Director of the NHS England Cancer Strategy was joined by senior NHS England staff to discuss their Modernising Radiotherapy Services consultation. They were joined by local senior NHS clinicians…

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