Cervical screening – Support for sexual assault victims

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This blog was written by Louise Cadman, research nurse consultant for Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine at Queen Mary University of London.  The below video is collaboration between our video team and the Centre for Cancer Prevention at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine.  It is estimated that one in five women in the UK has been …

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“It worked OK on my Laptop!” – Application Performance Monitoring at NHS Choices

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Performance issues that make it into live service are bad news. At best users can become frustrated and may not want to come back to the site and, at worst, serious reputational and financial damage can be done. Excessive resource consumption as a result of poorly performing code can dramatically increase costs, or result in …

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NHS Choices weekly website report – week 38

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Grandmother taking grandson's temperature with thermometer

What are common childhood illnesses? This week’s NHS Choices website weekly report covers the period from September 19-25 2016, which saw 11.03 million visits to the site. This was a 0.56% increase on the previous week, and a 1.29% decrease compared with the same period last year. Unique visitors totalled 8.12 million. NHS Choices visits …

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