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First ever mental health hub for children and young people launched

A 24-hour mental health crisis hub for children has been launched in Carmarthen, south-west Wales.    Designed to help provide a supportive environment for vulnerable young people, the service is the first of its kind and hopes to prevent hospital admissions. It will also offer short assessments as to free up mental health wards.    …

Transparent mouse can detect cancerous tumours in the first stages of formation

A transparent mouse is helping scientists detect cancerous tumours in the first stages of formation.   This new scanning method enables researchers to see tissue in detail never achieved before.     It has been described as having “a wealth of potential” by Cancer Research UK.    Prof Ali Ertürk of the Helmholtz Munich research …

The digitisation of occupational therapy

Remote consultations could help streamline home assessments and allowed for faster hospital discharge, finds new data.  Carried out by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the study also showed virtual home visits to be extremely efficient in terms of freeing up staff time for other care. Plus, relatives and family …