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NHS well equipped to deliver breast cancer care, but requires improvement for over 70s, new audit finds

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The National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients, which is being published for the first time today by the Royal College of Surgeons and the Association of Breast Surgery, found that nationally, around 90% of women aged 50-69 years diagnosed with breast cancer had surgery.
18 Jul 2017

Annual diabetes checks reduce mortality risk for people with diabetes

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In five-year age groups, ranging from 35-39 to 70-74, the mortality rate was half the rate for people with diabetes who had had the annual NICE-recommended checks consistently in the previous seven years compared to those that had not.
13 Jul 2017

Admission rates for children and young people with diabetes have remained stable despite overall improvements in care, as shown in a clinical audit report published today

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Admission rates for children and young people with diabetes have remained stable despite overall improvements in care, as shown in a clinical audit report published today.
13 Jul 2017

National clinical audits move to coordinated monthly publication

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Starting July 2017 the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) will move to one coordinated publication day per month, the second Thursday of each month.
12 Jul 2017

National Dementia Audit: Important improvements in dementia care, but more support needed report finds

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Hospitals have made important changes to improve dementia care, but staff say more support is needed
13 Jul 2017