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Medicash celebrates 150 years of supporting the nation’s health

ONE of Liverpool’s oldest healthcare organisations celebrates a remarkable milestone today.

Cancer patients to be offered genetic test to select best treatment 

PEOPLE with some cancers will be offered a rapid new test to help decide whether to go ahead with treatment, opt for a lower dose or use a different method of tackling tumours

Disabled people suffer more discrimination than others in workplace

MORE than half of disabled workers in the UK have experienced workplace discrimination, according to a new report from the global job site, Indeed.

New hope for people with advanced multiple sclerosis

PEOPLE with advanced multiple sclerosis could benefit from new trials aimed at protecting movement in their arms.

Innovative action leads to fewer strokes

AROUND 140 strokes will be prevented in the North West Coast in the coming year, thanks to a programme to detect and treat irregular heart rhythms.

Palpitations? Don’t wait – it could be too late

ARE YOU are concerned about palpitations you be experiencing? If so, contact your GP now in case it's a sign of a potentially killer condition.

New help for GPs treating deaf patients

A NEW toolkit is available to help GPs treating patients with hearing loss – and encourage deaf patients to access primary care.

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