E-cigarettes: smoking cessation aid or a dangerous habit?

E-cigarettes

A recent study with adult smokers who had approached the NHS Stop Smoking Services compared e-cigarettes with nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) as part of a smoking cessation service.After a year, 18% of e-cigarette users had stopped smoking tobacco compared with 9.9%…

Breaking bad news to patients

bad news

Breaking bad news is always a complex and sensitive task that requires practice and a considerate, tactful approach. In addition to the verbal component of providing medical information, it also requires other skills such as responding to patients' emotional reactions, involving…

Employee well-being in healthcare systems

Employee well-being

Keeping employees healthy and happy is pivotal to ensure optimum performance and progression of any business, particularly in hospitals and healthcare systems. Common strategies that can be taken within a company may include free eye tests, healthy food options, and…