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2014/12/20 00:51
2014/12/20 00:51
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Flu levels continue to rise putting stress on the NHS With flu levels at their highest seasonal level since 2011, NHS England revealed there had been 111,062 emergency admissions last week. There...
2014/12/20 00:51
2014/12/20 00:51
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2014/12/19 22:17
2014/12/19 22:17
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Waiting time targets in England are being missed as hospitals struggle to cope with a record number of admissions. Figures released by NHS England show just 89.8% of patients were seen within four...
2014/12/18 06:12
2014/12/18 06:12
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Dr Owl - the character from the new NHS campaign - is advising people to be aware that GP surgeries will be open on Wednesday December 24, before closing for four days - Christmas Day, Boxing Day, the...
2014/12/16 22:17
2014/12/16 22:17
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The NHS is creaking under pressure, a senior figure has admitted – as it emerged hundreds of emergency patients a day are kept waiting outside overstretched hospitals. In the last week 6,138 A&E...
2014/12/16 19:19
2014/12/16 19:19
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E-CIG smokers in Greater Manchester are being forced into the outdoor smoking shelters inhabited by those hooked on the more traditional source of nicotine. More and more venues across the region are...
2014/12/16 16:21
2014/12/16 16:21
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Concern about access to cancer drugs and longer waiting times in Wales has come under the spotlight as Welsh MPs continue their investigation into cross-border healthcare arrangements. Andrew Wilson...
2014/12/16 14:45
2014/12/16 14:45
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SMOKING in private cars while children are in the passenger seats could be outlawed in Scotland within the next 18 months, under reforms lodged at Holyrood by an MSP. Motorists or passengers caught...
2014/12/14 08:17
2014/12/14 08:17
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IT’S the proof that maybe we didn’t even need, but here it is anyway: Men are indeed dumber than women. They’ve been numerous studies that show men are more likely to show up in emergency departments...
2014/12/14 05:49
2014/12/14 05:49
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A warm-up should be an important component of your exercise routine as it reduces the potential for muscle and connective tissue injuries. DO you throw yourself into exercise, only to feel like a ton...
2014/12/12 21:47
2014/12/12 21:47
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Waiting times at A&E units are at record levels, with urgent action needed to help hospitals cope over the winter, it was warned yesterday. More people than ever before are turning up to casualty....
2014/12/11 15:06
2014/12/11 15:06
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Shell and BP have been challenged by the Church of England to improve their record on carbon emissions. The Church of England is putting pressure on two of the world's biggest oil and gas giants, BP...
2014/12/10 09:43
2014/12/10 09:43
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A third of all NHS contracts have been handed to private sector providers since the health service was reformed in 2013, a report says. The figures – which show that 33 per cent of the 3,494...
2014/12/10 06:12
2014/12/10 06:12
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SCOTLAND'S only homeopathic hospital could be facing a fresh threat after another health board axed funding for services. NHS Lanarkshire is to stop referring patients to the Centre for Integrative...
2014/12/10 00:37
2014/12/10 00:37
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Professor David Oliver found annual NHS spending on consultants had doubled from £313m in 2010 to £640m in 2014 – enough to run three medium-sized hospitals. This is despite a pledge by the former...
2014/12/07 21:21
2014/12/07 21:21
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Under-pressure hospitals in Merseyside are struggling to see all patients within four hours of their arrival in A&E, latest statistics show. The government target is for hospitals to see at least 95%...
2014/12/07 09:08
2014/12/07 09:08
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Athele Khunda was sent for four days to a medical conference in the ­ Brazilian city, where delegates were urged to relax and enjoy the sights. Free laptops were also offered as ­incentives for...
2014/12/06 19:51
2014/12/06 19:51
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It comes after the The Care Quality Commission (CQC) was forced to apologise to hundreds of GPs for giving them incorrect patient safety risk ratings. More than 7,000 GP practices in England were put...
2014/12/04 15:58
2014/12/04 15:58
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LANCASHIRE doctors are ‘encouraged’ by the government’s promise of an extra £2 billion for the health service, but said longer term investment is needed. Dr David Wrigley, who represents Lancashire...
2014/12/04 01:16
2014/12/04 01:16
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Health leaders have hit out at politicians for "scapegoating" NHS managers in the run-up to the general election. A number of prominent clinicians and two former health secretaries have added their...
2014/12/03 23:37
2014/12/03 23:37
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The plans were revealed by the Clinical Commissioning Group that organises most of the health treatment in Devon. On the same day, the Government unveiled an extra £2bn of NHS funding nationally, but...
2014/12/20 00:51
2014/12/20 00:51
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