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Daily Mirror
I could be heading for a heart attack - and we're running low on GPs to save mesays “It is imperative that we recruit huge numbers of medical ­students and ­f
I could be heading for a heart attack - and we're running low on GPs to save me
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
says “It is imperative that we recruit huge numbers of medical ­students and ­foundation doctors into general ­practice to keep the NHS on its feet.” Because the consequences of our National Health Service collapsing are too shocking to contempl... Read more
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New Kerala
New drug can extends the life span of Melanoma patientstime for people with inoperable melanoma, is to be provided to patients for who
New drug can extends the life span of Melanoma patients
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
time for people with inoperable melanoma, is to be provided to patients for whom other drugs do not work, after NHS (National Health Service) recommended it for immediate use, reports Daily Mail. The therapy, known as T-VEC, works by... Read more
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Medical News Today
'Enhanced' environment boosts mouse immune systemssystem work better (immunostimulatory textiles). This would significantly short
'Enhanced' environment boosts mouse immune systems
Medical News Today / Posted 12 hours ago
system work better (immunostimulatory textiles). This would significantly shorten the duration of disease and save the NHS [National Health Service, U.K.] some money." MNT: In a perfect world, with unlimited funds and time, what study would you... Read more
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News.com.au
The truth behind the creepy photosas such — rather, it housed residents who were well enough to work on the adjoi
The truth behind the creepy photos
News.com.au / Posted 17 hours ago
as such — rather, it housed residents who were well enough to work on the adjoining farm. The facility was taken over by the Royal Air Force in World War II as a crash and burns unit, and operated by the British National Health Service after... Read more
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The New Statesman
Technology can help build a healthy futureSo, how can “connected care” address the UK’s key health challenges? I spend a
Technology can help build a healthy future
The New Statesman / Posted 18 hours ago
So, how can “connected care” address the UK’s key health challenges? I spend a great deal of time inside the walls of the National Health Service and there are three areas where I believe connected technologies can help the NHS address UK health... Read more
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Mashable
EpiPens cost way less in other countriesthe manufacturer, Mylan NV, says it takes home about $274, in the U.K. a simila
EpiPens cost way less in other countries
Mashable / Posted 23 hours ago
the manufacturer, Mylan NV, says it takes home about $274, in the U.K. a similar pair of injectors costs the state-funded National Health Service 53 pounds ($69). The numbers highlight the stark differences in the way drugs are priced in the U.S.... Read more
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Time
What I Learned Trying to Get Londoners to Chat on the TubeLondon. I spend around 35 minutes on the London Underground, or the Tube, to an
What I Learned Trying to Get Londoners to Chat on the Tube
Time / Posted yesterday
London. I spend around 35 minutes on the London Underground, or the Tube, to and from my job as an administrator at the National Health Service (NHS). It’s a pretty miserable journey. One thing about London I’ve noticed is it’s really difficult... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Consultant anaesthetist to be paid £500k in legal settlement against Western Health and Social Care TrustDrozdowicz's costs in taking the lawsuit. The anaesthetist, a Polish national,
Consultant anaesthetist to be paid £500k in legal settlement against Western Health and Social Care Trust
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Drozdowicz's costs in taking the lawsuit. The anaesthetist, a Polish national, came to Northern Ireland to work within the National Health Service in 2005. Within two years she was promoted to the position of consultant, and by 2009 obtained the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Fancy a chat? Londoners appalled at Tube badgesas standing on the right on escalators. So when 42-year-old Dunne, who works a
Fancy a chat? Londoners appalled at Tube badges
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
as standing on the right on escalators. So when 42-year-old Dunne, who works as an administrator in the state-run National Health Service (NHS), paid pound sterling100 ($192, 115 euros) to print around 500 badges saying "Tube chat?", which... Read more
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The New Statesman
Is it Ruth Davidson's destiny to save the Union?itself to death, while picking up SNP voters who lose patience with Sturgeon wh
Is it Ruth Davidson's destiny to save the Union?
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
itself to death, while picking up SNP voters who lose patience with Sturgeon when she blames every problem with the National Health Service or schools on London. Theresa May is not nearly so good a bogeyman for Sturgeon as Cameron was.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Painkillers linked to heart failurea consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country's National Health Service (NHS), the government organization that provides universal healthcare coverage in the UK, had been... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Nick Hornby: Tribute to Arsene Wengerseemed to confirm the impression that we were paying for the future rather than
Nick Hornby: Tribute to Arsene Wenger
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
seemed to confirm the impression that we were paying for the future rather than the present. A football club isn't the National Health Service, however, something fans are prepared to invest in for the sake of our children. We want results, and... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Zika funding gets $1.1 billion boost$40 million to expand delivery of primary health services in Puerto Rico and ot
Zika funding gets $1.1 billion boost
Local 6 Orlando / Posted yesterday
$40 million to expand delivery of primary health services in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. • $6 million for National Health Service Corps in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories. • $20 million for projects of regional and national... Read more
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The China Post
Painkillers linked to heart failure: studya consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure: study
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country's National Health Service had been "moving away" from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. "Reassuringly," she added, "use of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the USthe UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to tr
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the US
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to treat severe allergic reaction, is paid by the National Health Service, a publicly funded health system. In the US, there are both public and private insurers. The UK also... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the USthe UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to tr
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the US
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
the UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to treat severe allergic reaction, is paid by the National Health Service, a publicly funded health system. In the US, there are both public and private insurers. The UK also... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
In schizophrenia patients, a structured education program may help reduce weightis from heart disease and being overweight or obese increases this risk. We wan
In schizophrenia patients, a structured education program may help reduce weight
Bel Marra Health / Posted 2 days ago
is from heart disease and being overweight or obese increases this risk. We want to develop a programme for use in the NHS [National Health Service] that will help people with schizophrenia address the problem of obesity.”Collaborator on the project... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the USthe UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to tr
The EpiPen costs 88% less in the UK than in the US
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
the UK, that $69 per two-pack of the device, which is used in emergencies to treat severe allergic reaction, is paid by the National Health Service, a publicly funded health system. In the US, there are both public and private insurers. The UK also... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
NHS trusts are still using unsupported Windows XP PCsAT LEAST 42 National Health Service (NHS) trusts in the UK still run Microsoft'
NHS trusts are still using unsupported Windows XP PCs
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 2 days ago
AT LEAST 42 National Health Service (NHS) trusts in the UK still run Microsoft's now-defunct Windows XP operating system. Some of the culprits include East Sussex Healthcare, which has 413 Windows XP machines, Sheffield's Children's hospital with... Read more
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CTV News
Common painkillers linked to heart failurea consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Common painkillers linked to heart failure
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country's National Health Service had been "moving away" from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. "Reassuringly," she added, "use of... Read more
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birminghammail
Former Wolves boss Graham Hawkins: my cancer will kill me but until then I'll take life a day at a timewas going to do it by hand found the tumour. Within three days I was scanned, e
Former Wolves boss Graham Hawkins: my cancer will kill me but until then I'll take life a day at a time
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
was going to do it by hand found the tumour. Within three days I was scanned, examined and biopsied, and switched to the National Health Service. “I was placed in the care of a doctor named Nigel O’Connor at Shrewsbury Hospital, and he has been... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Painkillers linked to heart failure: studya consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure: study
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country’s National Health Service had been “moving away” from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. “Reassuringly,” she added, “use of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Painkillers linked to heart failurea consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country's National Health Service had been "moving away" from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. "Reassuringly," she added, "use of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Life and work of Suffolk cartoonist Carl Giles celebrated on his centenuaryfour cartoons a week. He just about touched on everything from Beeching’s plan
Life and work of Suffolk cartoonist Carl Giles celebrated on his centenuary
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
four cartoons a week. He just about touched on everything from Beeching’s plan for the railway to the introduction of the national health service and the loss of our empire. “That’s what one of his strengths was: he put down on paper what many... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Painkillers linked to heart failurea consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country’s National Health Service had been “moving away” from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. “Reassuringly,” she added, “use of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Painkillers linked to heart failure — studya consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical
Painkillers linked to heart failure — study
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
a consultant pharmacist for cardiovascular disease at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Britain, noted that the country’s National Health Service had been “moving away” from the powerful NSAIDs in recent years. “Reassuringly,” she added, “use of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movementshabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service
Why the left shouldn’t abandon freedom of movement
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
shabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service is going to be every bit as vital as our National Health Service has become. And we recognise that education isn’t simply about preparing for the workplace. It’s... Read more
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chroniclelive
How a play-date for my daughter turned into a row with her Trump-supporting parentsmonth, in all the media coverage I read and watched about the UK’s NHS problems
How a play-date for my daughter turned into a row with her Trump-supporting parents
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
month, in all the media coverage I read and watched about the UK’s NHS problems, I didn’t hear a single voice saying the National Health Service should be abolished, or that people should get off their arses and buy their own health care. Anyone... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jeremy Corbyn seeks to enthuse Labour; ready for 2017 pollsrefused to promise to cut immigration in government, and went on to appreciate
Jeremy Corbyn seeks to enthuse Labour; ready for 2017 polls
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
refused to promise to cut immigration in government, and went on to appreciate the contribution made by immigrants in the National Health Service and other areas of British public life. Corbyn said Theresa May was not elected to be the prime... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn urges Labour to 'end trench warfare'the politicians who deregulate the labour market and rip up trade union rights.
Corbyn urges Labour to 'end trench warfare'
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
the politicians who deregulate the labour market and rip up trade union rights. "It isn't migrants who put a strain on our National Health Service; it only keeps going because of the migrant nurses and doctors who come here, filling the gaps left... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conferenceshabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service
Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at the 2016 Labour party conference
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
shabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service is going to be every bit as vital as our National Health Service has become. And we recognise that education isn’t simply about preparing for the workplace. It’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in fullshabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Conference speech in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
shabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour’s National Education Service is going to be every bit as vital as our National Health Service has become. And we recognise that education isn’t simply about preparing for the workplace. It’s... Read more
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SKY News
Corbyn insists it's 'about winning power'the politicians who deregulate the labour market and rip up trade union rights
Corbyn insists it's 'about winning power'
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
the politicians who deregulate the labour market and rip up trade union rights "It isn't migrants who put a strain on our National Health Service; it only keeps going because of the migrant nurses and doctors who come here, filling the gaps left... Read more
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International Business Times
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpoolshabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour's National Education Service
Read Jeremy Corbyn's full speech at Labour's 2016 conference in Liverpool
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
shabby tax avoidance a thing of the past. Labour's National Education Service is going to be every bit as vital as our National Health Service has become. And we recognise that education isn't simply about preparing for the workplace. It's... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Young cancer survivors at higher risk of becoming unemployed and economically dependent, study showsGPs, who naturally have limited experience in the follow-up of such patients du
Young cancer survivors at higher risk of becoming unemployed and economically dependent, study shows
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
GPs, who naturally have limited experience in the follow-up of such patients due to the rarity of childhood cancer, and the national health service has no knowledge of what happens to them. "Other countries like the Nederlands, Portugal and USA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Right to Development At 30 Yearsfor example for Hepatitis C and cancers, are unaffordable even in rich countrie
The Right to Development At 30 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
for example for Hepatitis C and cancers, are unaffordable even in rich countries and thus not provided through their national health service. They will certainly be out of the reach of patients in developing countries unless generic versions... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I'll never forget day the specialist told me I had a tumour behind my eye - but you have to fight whatever this life throws at you'with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service in Coleraine. He says he has
'I'll never forget day the specialist told me I had a tumour behind my eye - but you have to fight whatever this life throws at you'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
with the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service in Coleraine. He says he has nothing but admiration for everyone in the National Health Service and also for the Specsavers staff who ensured he was treated so quickly and so thoroughly for what... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Start-Up Medical Concierge Group Delivers Health Care Online to 50,000 Users Monthlyfor healthcare or have to rely on services subsidized by development organisati
Start-Up Medical Concierge Group Delivers Health Care Online to 50,000 Users Monthly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
for healthcare or have to rely on services subsidized by development organisations:"There is the equivalent of the UK's national health service but it is not in full effect." So can he see a time when they might deliver health services for the... Read more
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New Kerala
British women can pick sperm donors on 'order a daddy' app - newkerala.com #123940to choose and decide in her own time," Ahuja added. About half of the IVF clin
British women can pick sperm donors on 'order a daddy' app - newkerala.com #123940
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
to choose and decide in her own time," Ahuja added. About half of the IVF clinics in Britain, which include private and National Health Service (NHS) institutions, already registered to use the service. However, critics have blasted the app,... Read more
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dna
Indian-origin doctor offers UK's first 'order a daddy' appclinic where the woman is being treated. About half of Britain's IVF clinics,
Indian-origin doctor offers UK's first 'order a daddy' app
dna / Posted 6 days ago
clinic where the woman is being treated. About half of Britain's IVF clinics, including private and the UK's state-funded National Health Service (NHS) institutions, are understood to have registered to use the service. The app is legal and meets... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian-origin doctor launches UK’s first ‘order a daddy’ appclinic where the woman is being treated. About half of Britain’s IVF clinics,
Indian-origin doctor launches UK’s first ‘order a daddy’ app
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
clinic where the woman is being treated. About half of Britain’s IVF clinics, including private and the UK’s state-funded National Health Service (NHS) institutions, are understood to have registered to use the service. The app is legal and meets... Read more
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Business Insider
Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on healthcarealso proposed doubling the funding for community health centers, and she has fo
Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on healthcare
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
also proposed doubling the funding for community health centers, and she has followed Obama's cue to triple the size of the National Health Service Corps, an organization that helps health professionals provide primary healthcare services to... Read more
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express
Junior doctors reject 'fantastic' overtime pay dealhourly rate juniors are paid will vary depending on how many hours they work ov
Junior doctors reject 'fantastic' overtime pay deal
express / Posted 6 days ago
hourly rate juniors are paid will vary depending on how many hours they work over how many weekends. “In almost all cases, junior doctors will receive weekend pay better than other National Health Service professional staff.”Rela... Read more
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Reuters
UK doctors call off strike action5-7 and 10-11, Nov. 14-18 and Dec. 5-9, which would have been the longest stopp
UK doctors call off strike action
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
5-7 and 10-11, Nov. 14-18 and Dec. 5-9, which would have been the longest stoppages in the nearly 70-year history of the National Health Service. Junior doctors - a term covering recent medical school graduates right through to doctors who have... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Harry Potter’s a must on London trip with teen as consultantpart was a pedal through St. James's Park, Green Park and Hyde Park. We hadn't
Harry Potter’s a must on London trip with teen as consultant
Guelph Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
part was a pedal through St. James's Park, Green Park and Hyde Park. We hadn't planned a firsthand look at the UK National Health Service, but I added to the bike adventure with an ambulance ride after hitting the pavement head first and... Read more
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News.com.au
Bernie Sanders’ brother Larry takes on David Cameron’s former seatParty candidate faces an uphill slog to gain election in the seat but has pledg
Bernie Sanders’ brother Larry takes on David Cameron’s former seat
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Party candidate faces an uphill slog to gain election in the seat but has pledged to reverse the privatisation of Britain’s national health service and secure funding, build “hundreds of thousands’ of council homes and enforce a minimum wage of £10... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for David Cameron’s U.K. Parliament seatSanders told Buzzfeed UK. He added that he would also work against efforts to p
Bernie Sanders’ brother running for David Cameron’s U.K. Parliament seat
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Sanders told Buzzfeed UK. He added that he would also work against efforts to privatize parts of the country’s much-loved National Health Service. Cameron, who led Britain for six years, stepped down as prime minister on June 24, the day after... Read more
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chroniclelive
Retiring health chief gives inside track on the NHSNHS, Sir Peter writes: “I never had any illusions or romantic notions about the
Retiring health chief gives inside track on the NHS
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
NHS, Sir Peter writes: “I never had any illusions or romantic notions about the effectiveness of the old-style, unreformed National Health Service. “It was full of dedicated people but it was under resourced, under capitalised and unresponsive to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Bernie Sanders' brother in bid for Cameron's UK MP seat"We can do better."'More funding for social care' Sanders will be fighting the
Bernie Sanders' brother in bid for Cameron's UK MP seat
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
"We can do better."'More funding for social care' Sanders will be fighting the by-election "on the promise to fight NHS [National Health Service] privatisation", the Green Party said in a statement on Friday. "He will also campaign for a fair... Read more
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International Business Times
Was troubled tech giant Yahoo really breached by a state-sponsored hacker?still need answers, said Chris Hodson, an expert at cybersecurity firm Zscaler
Was troubled tech giant Yahoo really breached by a state-sponsored hacker?
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
still need answers, said Chris Hodson, an expert at cybersecurity firm Zscaler which has worked with everyone from the UK's National Health Service (NHS) to the United States Marines. "With no technical details included in Yahoo's report about how... Read more
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