NHS

Type: Organization
Name: NHS (National Health Service)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for NHS
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Anger over hospital cuts prompts two protests

NHS hospital directors were faced with two separate protests when they arrived for a board meeting at a North-East hospital today (Thursday, October 23).The demonstrations were held at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton over proposals to ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

The NHS, Mary Seacole, and hospital ministry

From Cllr Frank McManusSir, - Your leader comment "NHS in crisis" (17 October) notes that the service "was once run on Marxist lines - from each according to his ability, to each according to his need".This precept is one for civilised behaviour in any ... [Published ChurchTimes - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 10 reports

The NHS is on life support. Can this plan revive it? | Polly Toynbee

'Simon Stevens’s opening eulogy to NHS principles has a passionate ring, and that’s the way he talks about the service too.' Photograph: Pulse Picture Library/Press Association ImagesFor the new head of NHS England this was the first great test. Would ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 8 reports

Healthier approaches to NHS’s funding problems

Blood pressure test: the chief executive of the NHS in England, Simon Stevens. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PAOne of the major failings of the NHS Five Year Forward View ( Price of saving the NHS: £8bn extra by 2020 , 23 October) is the lack of emphasis ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 27 reports

NHS England lays out strategic plan for next five years

:13 in Medical Government/ NHS related news A new five-year plan has been outlined by NHS England that calls for key improvements to be made to healthcare provision in the next half-decade. The document calls for action to be taken on four fronts - tackling ... [Published Zenopa - 14 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, Strategic Plan, England
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 35 reports

Hunt and Burnham clash over NHS report

Thursday 23rd October 2014 | 10:59 Labour and the Conservatives have both welcomed the five-year planunv...PoliticsHome content is only available to subscribers Find out more Sign Up Have an account? Log in here ... [Published PoliticsHome - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 28 reports

Doctors should diagnose an illness in order to benefit their patient, not themselves – says expert.

An announcement today by NHS England states that GP’s are to be paid £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia.Timothy James, Senior Lecturer in Medical Law and Ethics at Birmingham City University said: “It raises a question:  why are GPs not diagnosing ... [Published Care Nursing Magazine - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 24 reports

South Wales Echo letters: Thursday, October 23, 2014

NHS targets were brought in by ToriesOne would have thought that with the education he received (Charterhouse and Oxford) Jeremy Hunt would have learnt that people in glasshouses don’t throw stones.He has, seemingly, taken delight in denigrating the NHS ... [Published Wales Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 9 reports

Cash Incentives To Tackle Obesity Crisis

People who suffer from obesity could be offered cash or shopping vouchers if they lose weight under a "hard-hitting national action" plan proposed by the NHS.NHS bosses are also demanding a big rise in funding to provide better, more convenient and more ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Incentives, Obesity, NHS, Crisis
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 27 reports

NHS acting as 'barrier to families'

The NHS in England has been told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, in new rules by the funding watchdog. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) says women should get three IVF cycles on the NHS. Fertility ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 11 reports

Cameron and Miliband clash over NHS performance in England and Wales

Ed Miliband said that the Conservatives' 'top-down reorganisation has been a total disaster for the NHS' at prime minister's questions. Photograph: PA/PA WireDavid Cameron and Ed Miliband have clashed over whether the NHS is performing worse in England ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 15 reports

Cash incentives for GP dementia diagnoses

GPs are to be offered cash incentives to diagnose dementia in NHS patients. The scheme is designed to meet targets set by the Prime Minister, but has been criticised as an "intellectual and ethical travesty" by Iona Heath, the former president of the ... [Published PoliticsHome - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: NHS, Ethical

Quotes

"It is important not to lose sight of the fact that conventional radiotherapy is, in most cases, both safe and effective with a low risk of complications."
"Now he can sit on his own, he can play with the toys and his motorics improved dramatically. He can also react to his surroundings."
...Beverley Knight, the star of Memphis in the West End, is a grounded lady. "My dad was a self-made businessman, my mum was an eye nurse, my sister trains nurses for the NHS, my brother is a youth worker – that’s real graft" she tells The Stage. "I measure myself against them...
Mr Wharton said: "The Trust has not convinced the public to support these plans and without public support such significant reconfigurations cannot be carried through. People have told me in overwhelming numbers that they do not want this scheme and many will welcome the decision to suspend work."

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NHS unveils strategy to solve £30bn deficit [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
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Head of Innovation for Bayer and The National D... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Technology - 1 hour ago]
LONDON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kemal Malik, Head of Innovation at Bayer, and Tim Kelsey, National Director for Patient and Information for NHS England are slated to keynote the upcoming 5th Annual Health 2.0 Europe conference on November 10-12 ...
Privatisation Has Been Good for the NHS. So Why... [Published Breitbart Feed - 14 hours ago]
If you were listening to BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning you might have been forgiven for thinking - not for the first time, probably - that you'd chanced upon a party political broadcast on behalf of the Socialist Workers' Party. Simon ...
Taxpayers Should Pay People To Be Healthy Says ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 15 hours ago]
The Chief Executive of NHS England has said that the service should give companies money in exchange for asking their staff to lose weight and stop smoking. Simon Stevens claimed the move was vital to help plug the £8bn annual shortfall the NHS is ...
Welsh NHS Blows £1.5 Million on Pilgrims [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - 16 hours ago]
Frankie Maude won the Guido award for most successful implementation of an Order-Order blog post into government policy on Tuesday, but unfortunately his Pilgrims reforms are not being embraced further afield. New figures show that in the last ...
Saving the MVNHS© [Published InsureBlog - 16 hours ago]
On Facebook, Doc Emer asks " What's wrong with the NHS? " and links to a story about the service's " own answer to whether it can survive as a unique system of healthcare ." I suggested that the more important question is whether (and why) the MVNHS© ...
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UK NHS staff strike for 1% pay rise [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 13 2014]
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