Scotland’s obesity epidemic could be damaging the eyesight of young adults, according to new research by NHS Fife and the University of St Andrews.
The Living Life in Fife: supporting healthy lifestyles in Scotland event was a free event aimed to share knowledge and encourage discussion and collaboration between academics, government and voluntary sector organisations, health care professionals, service users and members of the public.
Allan Burns has signalled his intention to step down as Chairman of NHS Fife, a position he has held for three years.
Dr Devesh Dhasmana, NRS Career Researcher and Respiratory Consultant, NHS Fife, was fortunate to be able to present interim work on studies in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) at the recent International Respiratory Meeting held in the USA.
Scotland’s first Graduate Medical Programme, designed to meet the current and future needs of the country’s NHS, will be delivered by the University of St Andrews together with the universities of Dundee and the Highlands and Islands, it has been announced.
Prof Gerry Humphris along with Dr Robert Schick and Dr Tom Kelsey have developed a revolutionary “mobile health buddy” app to help people quit smoking.