NHS Direct

Type: Organization
Name: NHS Direct
Nationality: United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
First reported 8 mins ago - Updated 8 mins ago - 1 reports

Making the guidance guarantee the go-to retirement service

How should the guidance guarantee look? believes it should take a leaf out of NHS Direct’s book.As a family, we have used the services of our National Health Service a few times in recent years. My children were both born in NHS hospitals, both Cassie ... [Published Professional Adviser - 8 mins ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Gay hate crime photographer Tyler Maddick pledges to carry on working

A photographer who was left blind in one eye after an apparent homophobic attack spoke last night of his ambition to carry on with his career despite his handicap. Tyler Maddick, 20, said he wascalled a "faggot" before petrol was thrown in his face as ... [Published The Independent - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bolton mum warns of meningitis threat after son hospitalised despite doctors claiming he 'just had a virus'

Meningitis is still rife and people must be aware of the symptoms, warned a Bolton mother as the country marks National Meningitis Awareness Week.Amelia Ikin saw her three-year-old son Toby admitted to hospital for a week in 2011 with meningitis and ... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Meningitis: Know The Symptoms

Stockton Mum Joanne Williams was diagnosed with Meningitis and Septicaemia in 2008 just 2 weeks after giving birth to her daughter Bethan.The illness affects nine people everyday in the UK and can be deadly.Following her diagnosis Joanne spent 11 days ... [Published TFM Radio - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Child protection services ‘too powerful’

Image Text:UNDER SCRUTINY: Some black parents feel they have been unfairly targeted by child protection services resulting in their children being taken awayIT IS a nightmare for any parent who is told that their child has a terminal or life-threatening ... [Published Voice Online - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

First-hand alert over meningitis by graduate

Katie Ricketts prepares to do a skydiveFirst published in NewsFormer St Laurence pupil Katie Ricketts is sharing her first-hand experience about meningitis and septicaemia during national Meningitis Awareness Week starting on Monday. It seeks to make ... [Published Wiltshire Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ginger tackles nausea

Pregnant and suffering from morning sickness like Kate Middleton? Ginger can be a natural alternative to anti-nausea medication.Modern research confirms its effectiveness at relieving the symptoms of nausea, vomiting, indigestion, flatulence and dizziness. ... [Published Cheshire Today - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Chemists Monday September 8

THE following are open tonight from 5.30pm to 6pm unless stated:Clydach: *Lloyds, Heol y Nant and High Street. Crynant: S R Bailey, The Pharmacy. Cymmer: S R Bailey, Station Road. Cwmllynfell: Nat Co-op, Gwillym Road, 5.30-6pm. Morriston: Lloyds Pharmacy, ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

People’s March for the NHS departs Bedford

NHS activists defiant as London looms, write Peter Lazenby and Conrad LandinDemonstrators protesting against the dismantling of Britain’s health service squared up to Vince Cable (pictured) yesterday — as the People’s March for the NHS trekked 20 miles ... [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: NHS, NHS Direct, London
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

'Save Our NHS' banner hung from Westminster Bridge

Opponents of National Health Service privatisation have today (3 September) hung a banner from Westminster Bridge in central London reading “Save Our NHS”.Members of NHS Direct Action dropped the banner from the bridge, which is next to Parliament, at ... [Published Ekklesia - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

NHS telephone services back up and running in Hertsmere

The NHS Direct service is back up and running across Hertsmere. ... [Published Borehamwood Times - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: NHS, NHS Direct
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gratitude for a great NHS Direct service

I WOULD like to express my sincere gratitude to the NHS Direct service and to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.On Saturday my mum experienced tightening of the chest and pains down her arm. She felt nauseous and faint. She did come round after sitting down ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 21 2014]

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"I’m bit wary now. Before I had that attitude ‘it would never happen to me’, and obviously it has and... in the worst way possible. I’m only just getting used to it. I’ve realised just how bad the situation was."
On Facebook Linda Muraca wrote: "Luckily my mother only had a two hour wait. The ambulance girls were really lovely and attentive towards both the patient and waiting family members."

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Making the guidance guarantee the go-to retirem... [Published Professional Adviser - 8 mins ago]
Bolton mum warns of meningitis threat after son... [Published Mancunian Matters - Sep 16 2014]
Gay hate crime photographer Tyler Maddick pledg... [Published The Independent - Sep 15 2014]
Meningitis: Know The Symptoms [Published TFM Radio - Sep 15 2014]
Child protection services ‘too powerful’ [Published Voice Online - Sep 14 2014]
First-hand alert over meningitis by graduate [Published Wiltshire Times - Sep 13 2014]
Ginger tackles nausea [Published Cheshire Today - Sep 10 2014]
Young mum cleared of harming child [Published Banbury Guardian - Sep 09 2014]
Chemists Monday September 8 [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 08 2014]
Glan Clwyd named worst hospital in Wales for A&... [Published Denbighshire Free Press - Sep 08 2014]
People’s March for the NHS departs Bedford [Published Morning Star Online - Sep 04 2014]
'Save Our NHS' banner hung from Westminster Bridge [Published Ekklesia - Sep 03 2014]
Glan Clwyd Hospital worst performing in Wales f... [Published Rhyl Journal - Sep 03 2014]
Temporary changes to Barry Hospital Minor Injur... [Published Noodls - Sep 02 2014]
Chemists Monday September 1 [Published South Wales Evening Post - Sep 01 2014]
NHS telephone services back up and running in H... [Published Borehamwood Times - Sep 01 2014]
Mother dismissed by GP as 'anxious first-time p... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 29 2014]
Written complaints increase, HSCIC finds [Published PrimaryCare Today - Aug 28 2014]
NHS complaints 'tip of iceberg' [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Aug 28 2014]
Patients warned to use 'very busy' Watford hosp... [Published Borehamwood Times - Aug 27 2014]
Sheffield diabetes sufferer almost died [Published Sheffield Star - Aug 26 2014]
Cars on footpaths in Oxford ‘endangering the di... [Published Oxford Mail - Aug 26 2014]
Welsh ambulance fleet in line for £4m upgrade [Published North Wales Daily Post - Aug 26 2014]
Grimsby Telegraph published Parents of child bu... [Published Grimsby Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
Authorities target NHS 111 service overhaul [Published Government Computing - Aug 22 2014]
Gratitude for a great NHS Direct service [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 21 2014]
Nearly half of the Welsh population have not se... [Published Wales Online - Aug 21 2014]
Airbnb to BSkyB: 10 more speakers at the Festiv... [Published E-Consultancy.com - Aug 21 2014]
Injuries unit closes for Nato summit [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]
Nato Summit 2014: Barry Minor Injuries Unit WIL... [Published Wales Online - Aug 21 2014]
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Female Genital Mutilation 'Parties' Being Held ... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 07 2014]
Female genital mutilation "parties", at which dozens of girls are operated on by older women specially flown in from abroad, are taking place in Britain, physicians have told MPs. The Guardian reports that the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee ...
Farewell, NHS Direct [Published Another angry woman - Mar 27 2014]
I was shocked to discover that NHS Direct had been shut down today. The news media was silent on the fact, perhaps because the planned closure was accelerated. Its own, now-defunct website gives its own closing date five days in the future.  I only ...
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