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International Nurses Day: catching up with our Chief Nurse, Alison Robertson

Saturday 12 May is International Nurses Day, a day when the global health community joins together to celebrate the contribution that nurses make around the world. The theme this year focuses on the vital leadership role that nurses can play in championing ‘health as a human right’. We caught up with our own Chief Nurse, Alison Robertson, to take the temperature of this vital profession. 

New tablet reduces symptoms for young people with multiple sclerosis

A daily tablet has been shown to reduce the debilitating symptoms experienced by children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and cut the chance of relapse by 82%. There are currently no treatments specifically approved for adolescents with MS and this is the first time that an MS drug has been trialled specifically in young people.