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Care of the elderly news : August 2007

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private care of the elderly in the UK.

  • NHS stroke services "lacking" Stroke RehabilitationBritain is the worst country in western Europe for treating stroke victims, a report published in this week's British Medical Journal has claimed.Despite spending as much, if not more, as leading...
  • Blood pressure drugs lead to stroke reduction elderly patient: blood pressure checkElderly patients may be less likely to need stroke rehabilitation following promising results from a trial involving blood pressure drugs.An international trial involving more than 3,800 patients was...
  • Charity calls for improved care of the elderly Strand Nurses - elderly ladyA charity has called for improvements in the way Britain's elderly people are cared for following a report which shows many old people struggle with everyday activities in their own home.Help the...