NHS

Type: Organization
Name: NHS (National Health Service)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for NHS
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Minor ailment clinics could save millions

Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the UK health system over £1bn (A$1.8 mil) a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.A study carried out by the body concluded such a move would reduce the number ... [Published Pharmacy News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

Radiographers go on strike action

Members of the Society of Radiographers across the UK will walk out for four hours from 9am and work to rule for the rest of the week. It is the first pay strike by diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy professionals since the early 1980s.Radiology departments ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Con-Dems refuse to rescue NHS from dodgy trade deal

TORY and Lib Dem MEPs are out on a limb in their support of a dodgy trade deal that will allow transnationals to sue governments if they don’t get their way.A survey found that every party representing England, Scotland and Wales other than the coalition ... [Published Morning Star Online - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

BBC News - Pakistan's 'miracle' doctor inspired by NHS

The medic who brought free healthcare to Karachi's poor ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: BBC News, NHS, Pakistan
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 16 reports

NHS England distributes Ebola information to pharmacies

NHS England announced on Saturday 18th October 2014 that it will be distributing a  series of posters to inform healthcare staff about Ebola to all GP practices, Emergency departments and community pharmacies. Posters will also be distributed which are ... [Published Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee - 12 hours ago]
Entities: pharmacy, NHS, England, Ebola
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

UK migrant policy puts Britons at risk: Think tank

Britons face an increasing risk of contracting infectious diseases such as Ebola, as vulnerable migrants are discouraged from seeking health care amid the government’s anti-immigration rhetoric. The independent think tank, Demos, stated in a report published ... [Published IRIB World Service - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

THE MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: Our sick NHS needs a dose of conscience

Any attempt to criticise the NHS is hampered by sentimental descriptions of this complicated and enormous organisation as ‘wonderful’, when the truth is far more complex. Who, studying these appalling accounts of coarse, scornful cruelty towards the weakest ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: NHS
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 7 reports

Tens of thousands march on London over low wages

At least 80,000 people marched through central London on Saturday to protest against low wages and public spending cuts introduced to reduce Britain's deficit, organisers said. The Trades Union Congress (TUC), a federation of the country's main trade ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 4 reports

Petition launch to fight GP cuts

Patients are being urged to fight proposed cuts of £3.8m from doctors’ surgeries across the south east.MPs from across the district, GPs and the Wakefield Local Medical Council have launched a petition against the reduction in NHS England funding, which ... [Published Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: NHS, Wakefield Corp, England
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Avoidable death claims to be probed

The health service watchdog is examining more than 250 complaints about potentially avoidable deaths and many more about cases where patients may have suffered needless harm.Dame Julie Mellor, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, said in some ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 6 reports

One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

NHS patients undergoing cancer tests will only have to wait one week for their results, Labour has pledged - should the party achieve a majority at the next election. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

More hospital staff to strike over pay rise

Hundreds of NHS radiographers are staging a walk out on Monday in a row over pay.The action is part of the first national strike taken by members of the Society of Radiographers for more than 30 years.Pickets will be set up outside hospitals including ... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Oct 18 2014]

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"This outlines what FGM is, the legislation and penalties in the UK if found guilty of the practice, and the help and support and available to them. They can also show the health passport, which is available in 11 languages, to their families abroad."
"Fast, same-day access to community pharmacists will be of huge benefit to patients, doctors, nurses and the bank balance of the NHS."
A Department of Health spokeswoman said: "Innovation is at the heart of modernising the NHS and is essential for improving treatments and finding new cures and work on the Medical Innovation Bill is ongoing."

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Docman GP now centrally funded and available th... [Published Building Better Healthcare - 3 hours ago]
When fear of Ebola is not beginning of wisdom [Published The Nation Nigeria - 3 hours ago]
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ClinicSpeak: natalizumab PML update - September... [Published Multiple Sclerosis Research - 6 hours ago]
September 2014 natalizumab PML update: underestimating the PML risk? #ClinicSpeak #MSBlog #MSResearch "The following are the latest risk figures for PML as a result of being treated with natalizumab. Please note that the embedded slideshow is for health ...
UK: Will Pooley told he may not be immune to Eb... [Published H5N1 - 15 hours ago]
Via The Guardian: Will Pooley told he may not be immune to Ebola as he returns to Sierra Leone. Click through for the full report and a video. Excerpt:The British nurse who survived Ebola has flown back to Sierra Leone expressing fears that the world ...
UKIP Is Connecting With Voters on Immigration a... [Published Breitbart Feed - 18 hours ago]
The news of UKIP’s first elected MP, the probably election of it’s second in the coming weeks, and a nail bitingly close result in a Labour stronghold have once again turned all eyes on Nigel Farage, the insurgent party’s mercurial leader and bane ...
VIDEO: 'We will bring social care into NHS' [Published BBC News Video - Health - 18 hours ago]
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr about the NHS, Labour's cancer care pledges and the role of the private sector in the NHS. ...
NHS Wales Informatics Service Chooses Fiorano I... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 22 hours ago]
Palo Alto, CA, October 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- NHS Wales Informatics Service has selected Fiorano Software, a leader in enterprise integration middleware solutions, to provide the replacement of its current integration platform. NHS Wales is deploying ...
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UK NHS staff strike for 1% pay rise [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 13 2014]
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