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%…

Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients

Airbnb

Last week M3 conducted a survey in regards to the NHS trialling Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients to ease hospital ‘bed-blocking’. Last week M3 conducted a survey in regards to the NHS trialling Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients to ease hospital ‘bed-blocking’.The…

Living with haemophilia: ‘LM’ and her son ‘I’ from London, UK

Name: ‘LM’, 48 years old. Son: ‘I’, 12 years old. City and country: London, UK. What type of haemophilia does I. suffer from? Haemophilia A – he also has an inhibitor. What is the severity of his condition: severe, moderate or mild?…

Physician revalidation process

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Physician Revalidation process, which aims to demonstrate an acceptable level of competence in doctors, is attracting increasing interest worldwide. Especially since the definitions and mechanisms of revalidation vary significantly across countries – there’s no accepted ‘best practice’. While in the…