NHS

Type: Organization
Name: NHS (National Health Service)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for NHS
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 31 reports

Ashya's parents freed from prison

Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish prison.Brett and Naghemeh King were detained after taking five-year-old Ashya, who has a brain tumour, from a Southampton hospital against medical advice.They were released after UK prosecutors withdrew ... [Published BBC - 19 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 7 reports

No need to panic over Ebola case

There is no denying the Ebola virus is frightening. More than 1,500 people have died in the West African outbreaks, a death toll likely to rise.The impacts of the disease, which is currently fatal in 90% of cases, are horrifying. It starts with flu-like ... [Published Thorold Edition - 27 mins ago]
Entities: Ebola, Infectious, Virus
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 10 reports

Scottish independence polls: it's too close to call

The pro-Scotland independence camp claims a recent opinion poll which puts them just 6% behind the ‘Better Together’ campaign is a breakthrough. The poll found 48% of voters would vote no to independence, 42% would say yes. VoR's Juliet Spare reports. ... [Published Voice of Russia - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

READERS' PHOTOS: MP Andy Burnham leads NHS march into Bedford town centre

Comments (0)THE NHS must always 'put people before profits', according to Labour MP Andy Burnham.The shadow secretary of state for health was speaking this evening (September 2) at Harpur Square in Bedford as part of a nationwide march to save the health ... [Published Bedfordshire on Sunday - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Health sector needs to step up to the plate on sepsis, says Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor

Thousands of people are still dying each year from sepsis because not enough improvements have been made by the NHS, according to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor.It's almost one year on since the Parliamentary and Health Service ... [Published Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

NHS protest mothers joined by thousands on epic walk

THOUSANDS of supporters have joined the People’s March for the NHS from Jarrow to London, according to organisers.Eighteen days after 50 marchers, led by a dozen mothers from Darlington, set off from Jarrow - following the historic route of the 1936 Jarrow ... [Published Northern Echo - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Bring on the defeat of the EU-US free trade deal

‘Lord Livingston has admitted that Cameron won’t exclude the NHS because the TTIP is too good an opportunity to sell our ‘world class health services’ to the US market.’ Photograph: Christopher Furlong/ In spite of previous suggestions to the contrary, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

Health trust 'well led' and 'caring'

A health trust in Kent has been rated as "good" following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).Kent Community Health NHS Trust runs wards at 12 community hospitals. It also treats people in their homes and at minor injury clinics.A report ... [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 9 reports

British couple arrested in Spain after taking ill son from hospital

The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad.Ashya King, 5, was diagnosed ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Danny King, Proton, NHS, Spain
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 10 reports

NHS could still be opened to American corporations under TTIP

The NHS is not safe from the effects of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal, ministers have admitted.The US-EU trade deal could result in the health service being opened up to American corporations, and today it ... [Published City A.M. - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 6 reports

Eye operation probe launched at Devon private hospital

Comments (0)Cataract operations for NHS patients at a private hospital in Devon have been suspended while a review of safety is carried out.Torbay Hospital and the local group which holds the purse strings on health, took the decision to stop referring ... [Published Western Morning News - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 6 reports

Politics: Can we reinstate the NHS?

Can we save our NHS? #MSBlog #MSResearch "For those of who feel passionate about the NHS will find the following email from Professor Allyson Pollock in our medical school illuminating. The good news is there are people out there who are trying to make ... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - Sep 01 2014]

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"When Ashya went missing last week we had no option but to call the police because we did not know where he was or what his parents' intentions were" a spokesman added
"The EbolaEbola virus does not spread as easily as other illness" she said
The increasing emphasis within the NHS on patient choice has also been a welcome development in recent years. As the service’s own literature notes, "modern medicine is more partnership between doctor and patient than ever before"
Asked if Ashya would go to Prague, he said: "I don't know, because we've had different offers from treatment centres in America, my parents haven't been able to look at that, at the end of the day it's their decision which centre they will be able to get that treatment."

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Ashya's parents freed from prison [Published BBC - 19 mins ago]
Why you should take the stairs: Exercising for ... [Published Mail Online UK - 23 mins ago]
Enter the CCG: fall over a system error [Published E-Health Insider - 27 mins ago]
Lawyer: Ashya King's parents released from prison [Published itv.com - 27 mins ago]
No need to panic over Ebola case [Published Thorold Edition - 27 mins ago]
Poor treatment: Ashya King's is a tragic case, ... [Published The Independent - 49 mins ago]
NHS information on living with and... [Published Mail Online UK - 55 mins ago]
15 arrested following CCTV monitoring [Published Noodls - 57 mins ago]
King family 'just happy they can go and see Ashya' [Published itv.com - 57 mins ago]
Generations differ in their approach to doctor ... [Published BMJ Careers - 1 hour ago]
Patient isolated at St. Catharines hospital as ... [Published Metro Canada - 1 hour ago]
Natural Birthing Arrives In Mothercare [Published Nursery Today - 1 hour ago]
Hospital: We agreed to refer Ashya for proton t... [Published itv.com - 1 hour ago]
Mastectomy 'no boon to survival' [Published Guardian.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
Leading the medical profession at a unique mome... [Published British Medical Association - 1 hour ago]
Ashya King: Parents released in Spain after Bri... [Published The Independent - 1 hour ago]
Third Delegated Legislation Committee - Draft C... [Published United Kingdom Parliament - 1 hour ago]
Hospital car parking charges should be scrapped... [Published Nuneaton News - 1 hour ago]
Stephen McGinty: On the road with Jim Murphy [Published The Scotsman - 1 hour ago]
Nurse cleared of death misconduct [Published BBC - 1 hour ago]
Thousands have appointments cancelled by the NHS [Published Scottish Conservative Party - 1 hour ago]
Are we ready for the big vote? [Published Cumbernauld Today - 1 hour ago]
Sturgeon kicks off with NHS and nuclear weapons [Published itv.com - 1 hour ago]
Yes and No campaigns battle it out in third Soc... [Published itv.com - 1 hour ago]
Polls apart: Clacton landslide and a Scottish c... [Published The Week UK - 1 hour ago]
Ashya King's parents to be reunited with their ... [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
Dave Blackhurst: Why University Hospital of Nor... [Published The Sentinel - 2 hours ago]
U.K. announces restrictions on cancer medicines [Published Digital Journal - 2 hours ago]
Calls for NHS Scotland to approve new cancer drug [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
New NICE guidance published [Published British Journal of Cardiology - 2 hours ago]
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UK Withdraws Arrest Warrant for Parents who Fle... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
The parents of young brain tumour sufferer Ashya King could be at his bedside within the next few hours as prosecutors have now dropped extradition proceedings against the couple. The Spanish Court which was processing the case will need to convene ...
Mercia backs Aston EyeTech [Published PE Hub Blog - 8 hours ago]
UK-based Mercia Fund Management has agreed to invest 230,000 pounds in Aston EyeTech , an Aston University spin-out. Aston EyeTech is a provider of software that helps optometrists with diagnosis, selling optical products and conducting clinical ...
Labour Party Slammed for By-Election Campaignin... [Published Breitbart Feed - 8 hours ago]
Labour activists in the UKIP target town of Thurrock have been criticised by Nigel Farage’s party for beginning a political campaign before the funeral of Andy Smith, a local councillor whose death triggered the by-election. Smith, who died at 64 in ...
EU-US trade deal could add £10bn to UK economy ... [Published Here is the city - Business News - 15 hours ago]
The government has rebutted accusations that a vast free trade deal being negotiated between the EU and the US will act as a cover to privatise the NHS while also watering down food standards and banking regulations. ...
Cancer Drugs Fund receives boost but will no lo... [Published PharmaGossip - Sep 01 2014]
Cancer Drugs Fund receives boost but will no longer fund “overpriced” drugsBMJ 2014; 349 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5382 (Published 01 September 2014)Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5382Nigel HawkesThe Cancer Drugs Fund has been given a 40% increase ...
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Neuberger Berman High Yield Strategies Fund Ann... [Published Financial Services - Aug 29 2014]
Twelve UK Hospitals Enjoy Reduced Surgical Proc... [Published Financial Services - Aug 26 2014]
The Christie Hospital joins Elekta and Philips ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 22 2014]
Biotie: Selincro receives positive draft guidan... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 10 2014]
Biotie: Selincro receives positive draft guidan... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 10 2014]
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