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Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

Hospitals in England reported 11,740 inpatient admissions with a primary diagnosis of obesity in 2011/12, new analysis from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows. This is one percent more than in 2010/11 and triple the number recorded … Read more → – Obesity-related hospital admissions increase in England, new report shows

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Decline in antipsychotic drug prescriptions to treat dementia

The percentage of dementia patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs has fallen sharply over the last six years. The first ever national primary care audit carried out by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows the number has fallen from … Read more → – Decline in antipsychotic drug prescriptions to treat dementia

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