Health Headlines: Flu jab uptake, Alzheimer's test and Cancer survival

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Flu jab uptake - The Daily Telegraph
Professor Steve Field warns that 'shockingly low' seasonal flu vaccine uptake levels could risk cases 'inundating' the NHS. Swine flu: senior doctor warns of NHS being inundated

Alzheimer's test - BBC
Alzheimer's disease could be spotted years before symptoms appear, experts believe. Early Alzheimer's test 'possible'

Cancer survival - The Daily Mail
UK cancer survival is lower than that in Australia, Canada and Sweden. Our cancer shame: Survival rates in UK are the worst among leading nations

Working hours - The Daily Telegraph
The European Working Time Directive, which NHS chiefs say affects patient care by preventing doctors from working longer hours, is to be reviewed. Doctors' hours could change as European Working Time Directive reviewed

 

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