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Improved NHS migraine care to cut hospital stays

Migraine sufferers will benefit from better diagnosis and care, which will also spare the NHS the headache of 16,500 avoidable emergency hospital admissions every year.

Health experts believe that increased use of headache diaries and fast access to specialist advice for family doctors will improve the quality of life of millions and reduce pressure on frontline services. The number of admissions to hospitals in England for headaches and migraines has increased by 14% over the last five years to more than 108,000 in 2018/19. More.....