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New intervention doubles quit rate among smokers with severe mental illness

Posted on Tuesday 16 April 2019

A dedicated intervention to help people with severe mental illness stop smoking can double quit rates at six months compared to standard care, research by the University of York has revealed.

Researchers call for rethink of external NHS inspections amid questions of effectiveness

Posted on Monday 15 April 2019

Researchers at the University of York have shown that costly external NHS hospital inspections are not associated with improvements in quality of care.

Home rehabilitation to help people with heart failure achieve better quality of life

Posted on Thursday 4 April 2019

A new rehabilitation programme which significantly improves the quality of life of patients with heart failure from the comfort of their own homes will be rolled out at four NHS centres across the UK.



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