NHS

Type: Organization
Name: NHS (National Health Service)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for NHS
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 52 mins ago - 17 reports

Sharp rise in number of NHS trusts with financial concerns | Society

NHS. Photograph: Graeme Robertson/ The number of NHS[1] trusts referred to the health secretary over financial concerns increased almost fourfold in a year, a report reveals.Nineteen were flagged up to Jeremy Hunt in the financial year 2013-14, compared ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 52 mins ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 5 reports

Facilities staff balloted on industrial action

Cooks, cleaners, healthcare assistants and porters are among those being balloted – alongside nurses, therapists, paramedics and medical secretaries - on industrial action, including strikes, over pay.They are among 400,000 NHS workers in England who ... [Published HEFMA - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

Government called to back programme to make dying in hospital last resort

The Government is being called on to back a new programme aimed at reducing the number of people dying in hospitals by utilising alternative care options in hospices, care homes or at home.According to Help the Hospices, the end of life care charity which ... [Published Home Care UK - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Scandal of tax loophole driving NHS pharmacy sell-off

Hospital pharmacies are being privatised at an alarming rate because of a ‘toxic combination’ of the government’s health act and an unfair loophole in VAT rules meaning pharmaceutical companies like Lloyds and Boots don’t have to pay 20 per cent VAT but ... [Published Unite the Union - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 9 reports

NICE Approves Xtandi and Yervoy

Cost regulators for the National Health Service in England and Wales have this morning issued guidance recommending the use of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Yervoy (ipilimumab) for skin cancer and Astellas' Xtandi (enzalutamide) for prostate cancer.First-line ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

LISTEN: Gay Man Talks About 'Shock' Cure Given By 1970's NHS

A gay man who was given electric shock treatments on the NHS in the 1970s has spoken to BBC Radio 5.by Newsdesk | 23rd July 2014In the 1970s the National Health Service (NHS) offered a 'cure' to homosexuality in the guise of 'Electric Shock Avoidance ... [Published The Gay UK - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 8 reports

Migrants should pay more for NHS

14th July 2014 Health secretary say patients from outside the EU to be charged 150% of the cost of treatment in the NHS. Click on available sources in right hand menu to see the original article.Share this page ... [Published Healthcare Today - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: NHS, European Union
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 13 reports

Union ballots risk patient safety when we need discussion, not disruption

The NHS Employers organisation is calling for discussion, not disruption, in response to today’s announcements by Unison, the Royal College of Midwives, Unite and the GMB of ballots in August to September for possible industrial action.Dean Royles, chief ... [Published Online Recruitment - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Industrial Action, NHS, Risk
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 15 reports

Friends and Family Test for general practice

Release date: Jul 2014The Friends and Family Test (FFT) has been rolled out to cover general practice and community services.NHS England has also released new guidance to help practices implement the FFT to ensure that all patients are able to use it ... [Published Independent Nurse - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: NHS, England
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 11 reports

Health union to ballot NHS staff on strike

Thousands of NHS workers across Sussex will be balloted over strike action in a row over pay.Unison is asking all of its members to back walkouts after the Government’s decision to not accept a recommended across-the-board 1% wage rise for NHS staff.If ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 9 reports

Comment on government's response to working time taskforce report

Commenting on the government’s response to the review of the impact and implementation of the European Working Time Directive on the NHS, Professor Norman Williams, Chair of the independent taskforce, said :'As a taskforce we were clear that the one size ... [Published Royal College of Surgeons of England - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

How an Internet of Things health monitor is relieving pressure on NHS wards

Desktops by Amy-jo Crowley |22 July 2014 Sensium’s wireless patch is ‘reducing pressure’ on nurses.A health monitoring patch that is placed on the chest is easing pressure in hospital wards and has the potential to monitor patients in their own ho ... [Published Computer Business Review - Jul 22 2014]

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Landlord Mike Adams said: "It’s great that we could do something to help a little and I would like to thank everybody who contributed to make this a successful evening."
It stated: "The ministerial target for emergency care waiting times has not been achieved during any of the last three months (April - June 2014) as one or more components of the target were not met."
More information: "Which features of primary care affect unscheduled secondary care use? A systematic review." Alyson Huntley, Daniel Lasserson, Lesley Wye, Richard Morris, Kath Checkland, Helen England, Chris Salisbury, Sarah Purdy...
"Why, for example, is the taxpayer paying for him to stay at the luxury health resort Champneys?"

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A&E units miss 12-hour wait targets [Published BBC - 39 mins ago]
Poor public understanding of primary care [Published Pharmacy Magazine - 47 mins ago]
Seeing the same GP at every visit will reduce e... [Published Medical Xpress - 47 mins ago]
Poor GP services do not lead to missed A&E targets [Published Pharmacy Magazine - 47 mins ago]
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Poor GP services do not lead to missed A&E targets [Published OnMedicanet - 1 hour ago]
Guidance hopes to speed up diagnosis of kidney ... [Published OnMedicanet - 1 hour ago]
New health partnership role for Gail [Published Kirriemuir Herald - 1 hour ago]
Tenth of CCGs are in financial difficulty [Published OnMedicanet - 1 hour ago]
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How to improve security and privacy so patients... [Published Conversation UK - 1 hour ago]
Bristol-Myers Squibb receives NICE backing for ... [Published Zenopa - 1 hour ago]
Woman with 'toxic dental fillings discovers mer... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
Joy as family told Cameron will get op at Leeds... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - 1 hour ago]
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UK Government Report Confirms Huge Abuse of EU ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
Although the Liberal Democrats managed to stall its publication for months, a report analysing free movement within the EU has finally been released. The report exposes how criminals are using this EU law to "import human trafficking victims, illegal ...
WATCH: Australian Plain Packaging Leads To Expl... [Published Breitbart Feed - 3 hours ago]
Australia's policy on plain tobacco packaging was dealt another blow this week as police raided a series of premises involved in the supply of counterfeit cigarettes. According to a Channel Seven News report (below) about a raid on illegal cigarette ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 22nd... [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions Air Force Nicholas Soames:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the  (a)  rank and  (b)  length of service was of each RAF engineer (aerosystems) officer ...
AUDIO: Gay man had shocks on NHS as 'cure' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Jul 23 2014]
A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he 'deeply regrets' it. ...
Bubbling up [Published Blighty - The Economist - Jul 23 2014]
AFTER last June's Ipsos-MORI issues index where race relations and immigration displaced the economy as the most important issue facing Britain today, it is no surprise to see the same this month. 36% of the public mention it as a concern, a drop ...
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