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  1. The MidMeds Blog Turns One!

    The MidMeds Blog Turns One!
        The MidMeds Blog Turns One!       After 365 days, 67 articles, 513 comments and thousands of page views, the MidMeds Blog turns 1! We just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone who regularly visits the MidMeds blog to read our articles. Here's to many more throughout the next year!
  2. MidMeds Social – March 2017

    MidMeds Social – March 2017
        MidMeds Social | March       Links to articles featured throughout the MidMeds social media network in March 2017   Wednesday 22nd March Mixing energy drinks with alcohol could be a risky combination, leading to a greater risk of accidents and injuries, research from Canada suggests. The caffeine contained in energy drinks can make people feel wide awake...
  3. 6 Great Health Freebies

    6 Great Health Freebies
        6 Great Health Freebies       Everybody loves a freebie! So here at MidMeds we've hunted down six great health-related freebies just for you!   Free eye tests You should never have to pay for an eye test! If you are under 16 or over 60, you are already entitled to a free eye test on the...
  4. Infection Prevention in the NHS

    Infection Prevention in the NHS
        Infection Prevention in the NHS       Seven years ago, the increasing risk of MRSA and other infections in hospitals gained national attention. Since then, the government and medical professionals have embarked on a new programme of infection control.   Since 2010, the number of MRSA cases have been reduced by 57%, C. defficile has been reduced...
  5. Frequently Asked NHS Questions

    Frequently Asked NHS Questions
        Frequently Asked NHS Questions       We answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the NHS. Unless dated otherwise, the below statistics are accurate as of November 2016.   How much does the NHS spend each year? The estimated expenditure for the NHS in the 2016/2017 financial year is £120.611 billion. How much is the...
  6. MidMeds Social – February 2017

    MidMeds Social – February 2017
        MidMeds Social |February 2017       Links to articles featured throughout the MidMeds social media network in February 2017   Tuesday 28th February The levy on sugary drinks will provide £415m for sports and healthy eating in England's schools, says Education Secretary Justine Greening. Every school will be allocated funds to help with facilities for mental health as...
  7. UK Blog Awards 2017 Finalist

    UK Blog Awards 2017 Finalist
        UK Blog Awards 2017 Finalist       Thanks to your votes, the MidMeds Blog has reached the final 8 in the Health & Social Care category for the UK Blog Awards. It's now up to the 2 judges, Georgina Bentliff of Hammersmith Books, and Doctor Rupy Aujla, from The Doctors Kitchen website. We are up against some tough competition...
  8. The 10 Biggest Superfood Trends in 2017

    The 10 Biggest Superfood Trends in 2017
        The 10 Biggest Superfood Trends in 2017       Experts are predicting edible insects, animal organs and bacon-flavoured red algae are some of the biggest superfood trends to hit the UK in 2017.     1) Red Algae Described by many as 'bacon flavoured seaweed', red algae allows people to eat healthily while avoiding any boring tastes.   2...
  9. The 10 Best Feel-Good Health Stories of 2016

    The 10 Best Feel-Good Health Stories of 2016
        The 10 Best Feel-Good Health Stories of 2016       Tragedies, scandals and other forms of bad news can usually take up much of the front pages. However it's important to take a look at some of the good news too! In 2016 there was plenty of positive and inspiring healthcare stories, here's our top 10!  ...
  10. MidMeds Social – January 2017

    MidMeds Social – January 2017
        MidMeds Social | January 2017       Links to articles featured throughout the MidMeds social media network in January 2017   Thursday 9th January Record numbers of patients spent more than four hours in accident and emergency units in England in January, figures leaked to the BBC suggest. During a difficult winter for the NHS, January appears to...
  11. 10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

    10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon
        10 Health Benefits of Cinnamon       Aside from being a delicious spice, Cinnamon has also been highly regarded for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for centuries. Here are 10 health benefits of cinnamon which are supported by professional scientific research.     1) Powerful medicinal...
  12. UK Blog Awards - We're nominated!

    UK Blog Awards - We're nominated!
        We are nominated for a UK Blog Award!       We are excited to reveal that the MidMeds Blog has been nominated for a UK Blog Award in the health and social care category. There is tough competition so we need all the help we can get! The MidMeds Blog has always had the aim of both...

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