National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Should You Be Pushy With Your GP? Professor Haslam Thinks So

Karin Sieger | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Professor David Haslam, chairman of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE), says in an interview with the Daily Telegraph, that patients should be more pro-active about their health and 'pushier' with their GPs. How realistic is his view, and where does our responsibility towards ourselves as patients start and that of a medical professional end?

Could Painkillers Be Causing Your Headaches?

PA | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Common painkillers could be causing people to have headaches, the health watchdog has warned. People who regularly take medicines such as aspirin, ...

Never Feel Refreshed By Sleep? How To Spot Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you sleep for eight hours a night, yet never feel rested and are constantly tired, irritable and unmotivated, these could be signs of chronic fatig...

Not Nice? Breast Cancer Drug Will Not Be Available On The NHS

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK

A drug will not be available to treat breast cancer on the NHS after it was unclear whether it improved survival rates, a watchdog said today. In d...

New Genetic Breast Cancer Test Brings Hope To Sufferers

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Almost half of women with the most common form of early breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy thanks to a genetic test, research suggests. ...