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  1. Content Article
    Researchers surveyed 3,065 11- to 17-year-olds in England who tested positive for Covid-19 in a PCR test between January and March. They also surveyed a matched control group of 3,739 11- to 17-year-olds who tested negative over the same period. Initial results show that, 15 weeks after their positive test: 14% more young people in the test positive group had three or more symptoms of ill health than the test negative group 7% more young people in the test positive group had five or more symptoms of ill health than the test negative group. Professor Sir Terence Stephen
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    Based on the evidence in the MARQUIS2 report, this editorial suggests that the following approaches could make patient involvement more effective: Healthcare workers need to choose appropriate times to offer information and coaching so that patients are more likely to be receptive. For example, giving medication instructions in advance, rather than waiting for the moment they are discharged. Research needs to apply a more general approach to patient medication experiences, rather than focusing on specific settings and timeframes, such as a hospital stay. Tracking the role patient
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    Police raised concerns to the Care Quality Commission over the care at a private hospital, run by Cygnet Health Care, after being called eight times by a patient, a report has revealed. The CQC has now placed the hospital, which provides care for female patients with learning difficulties, in special measures and rated it inadequate. The CQC report, published today, said: “Staff we spoke with said they were trained in how to use de-escalation techniques. However, two told us they were anxious as a team about using restraint. As a result, police were being regularly called to respond
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