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    GHA introduces new medical app to access pathology results

    The GHA has introduced a new medical app that will enable clinicians to access pathology results more easily, remotely, 24 hours a day. The app is described as safe, easy to use, password protected, and following best practice. Until now doctors and health professionals could only access the laboratory information online via a computer, or email link. Now they will […]

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    MS, MRI & Oxygen talk held at Bleak House

    Three medical professionals with expertise in Oxygen treatment recently visited the Rock to see first hand the work being done in Gibraltar on Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment. Professor Philip James returns to the Rock and is joined by cardiovascular surgeon Duncan Black and Dr Bill Code who said the work being done here was several notches above […]

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    Government publishes medical cannabis regulations

    New regulations to approve the use of the cannabis based medicine ‘Sativex’ in the GHA has been published. The new regulations amend the 2005 Drugs Misuse Regulations to allow for the drug to be made available. This comes a week after a GBC Viewpoint programme in which the use of cannabis in healthcare was discussed. In […]

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    Study reveals dementia linked to air pollution

    A major research study into air pollution has revealed that people living near a main road increases the risk of dementia. The study published in the Lancet, a weekly, peer reviewed medical journal, analysed the effects of living near a main road on six and a half million people in Canada. The results revealed that […]