The Staff Library is currently pruning its shelves to make space for new titles across all specialities. We have a large number of books in good condition that we are offering for sale to all staff. Each book costs 20 pence per title on a first-come first-served basis.
The sale is taking place Monday-Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30p.m. until all the old stock has been sold. Money raised from the sale of books will be spent on new stock.
You are welcome to come and browse and buy – if you come over to see us at lunchtime, please feel free to browse and bring your lunch with you, we offer free tea and coffee all day to library users. Please contact any member of the Library team if you would like further information on extensions 3923; 1705; 1547; or 3398. We look forward to seeing you in the Staff Library, 2nd floor, New Alderley House.
Discontinuing treatment with statins in patients with terminal illnesses is safe, could improve quality of life, and could reduce costs, US research published in JAMA Internal Medicine concludes.
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The pragmatic randomized trial looked at 381 patients with a mean age of 74.1 years. Half of the patients had cancer, and all had an estimated life expectancy of between one month and one year. The patients had been taking prescribed statins for three months or more for primary or secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease but had no recent active cardiovascular disease