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In our latest edition of Health Matters ...

Posted 25 June 2015

Our latest issue of Health Matters is available online now! Featured articles include:

  • PHNs are a new opportunity to build on the good work of the past and should be seen as core components of our healthcare system, not merely add-ons
  • Search for a pre-eclampsia cure at Mercy Hospital for Women, where Dr Fiona Brownfoot (pictured) is trialling the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering medication as a treatment
  • Early mobilisation after stroke has long been recommended in clinical guidelines, but a groundbreaking study has found that very early mobilisation leads to reduced patient outcomes three months later.
  • Childhood trauma which leads to homelessness presentsa complex challenges for community health centres
  • Health Justice Partnerships are providing a direct referral pathway for for clinicians whose patients raise legal questions.

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