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National Health Service bosses report calls for a flexible workforce

World Socialist Web Site - ‎12 hours ago‎
A report released by the Nuffield Trust, a UK health policy research body, calls for the restructuring and flexibilisation of the entire National Health Service (NHS) workforce of more than 1.3 million. These changes would force nurses, paramedics and ...

Health-E News: More pragmatism needed to make National Health Insurance a reality

Daily Maverick - ‎19 hours ago‎
The NHI aims to unite public and private healthcare resources to ensure that everyone living in South Africa has access to the same standard of health care that is free at point of service (but paid for via mechanisms yet to be agreed on, but possibly ...

UK National Health Service needs Indian Doctors on Tier 2 Visas - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Amid a growing shortage of General Practitioners (GPs), the UK's National Health Service (NHS) is looking to recruit more Indian doctors on Tier 2 visas to plug the gaps.
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Millions without care and baby deaths DOUBLED: EU meddling and cuts destroy health service - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The parlous state of what was once one of the finest healthcare systems in the world can be revealed as the Brexit debate around the NHS rages on, with Leave campaigners warning our own national treasure is under serious threat from Brussels meddling ...
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NHS failing to learn lessons from complaints, says health ombudsman

National Health Executive - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A snapshot of complaints received by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) reveals a high number of complaints made to the NHS and consistent failure to learn from mistakes, the PHSO has said. Of the 133 cases in the report, which ...

National Health Service doctor left UK to join Islamic State group in Syria, according to leaked recruitment papers ... - ‎May 24, 2016‎
National Health Service doctor left UK to join Islamic State group in Syria, according to leaked recruitment papers - BBC. Read more on bbc.
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'Watershed year' for NHS as King's Fund figures reveal scale of crisis

National Health Executive - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The coming year will mark a 'watershed' for the NHS as its financial problems risk leading to deteriorating care, the King's Fund has warned in its latest quarterly monitoring report.

Decay of British National Health System Is Powerful Warning to US Citizens

MRCTV (blog) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Collectivists in the Unites States often point to the National Health Service (NHS) of England as the proverbial shining city on a hill, the Alpha and Omega of political medical systems that shows how socialism can help everyone.
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Reshaping NHS workforce is 'urgent and essential'

National Health Executive - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Reshaping the NHS workforce to meet changing and growing pressures is “urgent and essential”, the Nuffield Trust has said in a new report.
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Cameron faces 1st Queen's Speech defeat since 1924 over failure 'to protect NHS from TTIP'

RT - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The amendment to the Queen's Speech, which was tabled Thursday, states MPs should “respectfully regret that a Bill to protect the National Health Service from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership was not included in the Gracious Speech.”.

NHS Improvement se asocia con el Virginia Mason Institute para mejorar la seguridad y calidad de cara a los pacientes

PR Newswire (Comunicado de prensa) - ‎May 21, 2016‎
SEATTLE, 21 de mayo de 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Improvement, una organización responsable de supervisar los fondos del National Health Service de Inglaterra, ha seleccionado al Virginia Mason Institute como socio estratégico para mejorar la calidad ...

NHS England orders national service to handle Soliris

PharmaTimes - ‎May 26, 2016‎
NHS England has announced plans to establish a national service to treat the ultra-rare kidney condition Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS), and the administration of Alexion's high-cost Soliris.
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NHS to reimburse stamp duty for GPs who rent premises

National Health Executive - ‎May 26, 2016‎
GPs who rent premises from NHS Property Services will have their stamp duty reimbursed by NHS England and have the ability to break their lease if a practice loses its core contract under a new agreement.
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Junior doctors and government reach agreement

National Health Executive - ‎May 19, 2016‎
“Junior doctors have always wanted to agree a safe and fair contract, one that recognises and values the contribution junior doctors make to the NHS, addresses the recruitment and retention crisis in parts of the NHS and provides the basis for ...

IBM LSF paves the way for NHS fast mapping of 100000 cancer patient genomes

Computing - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"The project is to create 100,000 raw human genomes of NHS patients suffering from cancer," said Brown. "The aim of that is to pave the way for progress in the National Health Service for genetic medicine, but also to look at how we can start to build ...
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Dubai eyes 3-D printing for medical treatment

The National - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The value of 3-D-printed medical products in Dubai was expected to top Dh1.3 billion by 2025, said Mr Al Qatami. In Britain, the National Health Service has been using 3-D-printed models to treat patients. For instance, doctors at Guy's Hospital in ...

Reality Check: Will EU migration put too much pressure on NHS?

BBC News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The claim: Migration from the European Union will increase the UK's population by between 2.58 million and 5.23 million by 2030.

At the Forefront of Public Health: The Cherokee Nation's Hepatitis C Elimination Program and the Indian Health ... blog (blog) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Two papers in the May 12, 2016 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report describe how the Cherokee National Health Service (CNHS) and the Indian Health Service (IHS) are marshalling their resources to help people living with HCV get diagnosed ...