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The News and Star
Labour MP Angela Rayner a grandmother at 37said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma.
The News and Star / Posted 15 minutes ago
said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma. Thank you to all the wonderful staff at NHS Tameside. #Grangela." Earlier this year, she recalled her experience of being a teenage mother on a council estate,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Labour MP Angela Rayner a grandmother at 37said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma.
Whitehaven News / Posted 18 minutes ago
said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma. Thank you to all the wonderful staff at NHS Tameside. #Grangela." Earlier this year, she recalled her experience of being a teenage mother on a council estate,... Read more
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Scotsman
Dr Sureshini Sanders: We need to talk about death and griefmany, kind to all.” Danny showed us how to love life, and give of our best. A
Scotsman / Posted 24 minutes ago
many, kind to all.” Danny showed us how to love life, and give of our best. After the support we have had, I realise that Dan was right; the world does end at Barnton Junction. Dr Sureshini Sanders is an NHS community geriatrician in West Loth... Read more
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BBC News
Hammond must be cautious, say investorswill also announce more spending on health, although it is unlikely to be the £
BBC News / Posted 33 minutes ago
will also announce more spending on health, although it is unlikely to be the £4bn demanded by the chief executive of the NHS, Simon Stevens.Strong and stable? There have been calls to reverse corporation tax cuts, which are due to fall to 17% by... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, November 22, 2017of all ages. He claims that the Brexit camp lied to the electorate about the £
walesonline / Posted 49 minutes ago
of all ages. He claims that the Brexit camp lied to the electorate about the £350m a week that would be available for the NHS if we were no longer in the EU. That figure has now been proved to be an underestimate of the amount we actually pay... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, November 22, 2017Cardiff, the people of the UK voted in a EU referendum where both sides lied.
walesonline / Posted 49 minutes ago
Cardiff, the people of the UK voted in a EU referendum where both sides lied. The leavers promised £350m to the NHS and painted an emperor’s new clothes utopia. My letter was based on various reports from far more educated independent... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'It's okay to not be okay' - the message to those affected by the Manchester bombto support all of them. The hub was set up back in July, helping thousands of
Manchester Evening News / Posted 50 minutes ago
to support all of them. The hub was set up back in July, helping thousands of people since then.Prince Harry visits the NHS Manchester Resilience Hub (Image: Manchester Evening News) Created by bringing together clinical staff from across... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Two Greater Glasgow hospitals 'red-flagged' over higher than expected deathsbetween April and June this year. It is the second quarter in a row that the f
EveningTimes Online / Posted 57 minutes ago
between April and June this year. It is the second quarter in a row that the facilities have been "red-flagged", but NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said problems with data gathering had previously skewed the results at the Vale of Leven and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Budget Preview: Chancellor Philip Hammond's Impossible Task To "Square The UK's Circle"be under immense pressure to provide a sound plan going forward on many issues.
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
be under immense pressure to provide a sound plan going forward on many issues. As Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, the NHS has already had its call for an emergency boost of £4 billion rejected, but there will need to be at least some answers... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour MP Angela Rayner becomes a grandmother at 37said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma.
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
said: "At just before 6am today after an eventful evening, I became a grandma. Thank you to all the wonderful staff at NHS Tameside. #Grangela." Earlier this year, she recalled her experience of being a teenage mother on a council estate,... Read more
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International Business Times
Pharmaceutical giant accused of overcharging NHS with 6000% price increase for thyroid drug Canadian pharmaceutical firm Concordia has been accused by the UK's top competi
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
Canadian pharmaceutical firm Concordia has been accused by the UK's top competition regulator of overcharging the NHS for an essential thyroid drug. A Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation found that the NHS spent more than £34m... Read more
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PRWeek UK
NHS England moves for London Ambulance Service's head of media and campaigns The London Ambulance Service's head of media and campaigns is set to join NHS
PRWeek UK / Posted an hour ago
The London Ambulance Service's head of media and campaigns is set to join NHS England's comms team in January. Anna Macarthur will join NHS England as deputy head of media... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans MP hosts debate on pharmacies’ futureAlbans MP hosts debate on pharmacies’ future St Albans MP Anne Main hosting a
Herts Advertiser / Posted an hour ago
Albans MP hosts debate on pharmacies’ future St Albans MP Anne Main hosting a discussion on integrating pharmacies into NHS functions. Photo supplied by her office. St Albans MP Anne Main has hosted a debate on the future of local pharmacies at... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Call for supervised drug consumption rooms in Suffolk as death rate reaches record highare Suffolk Public Health, Turning Point, Iceni Ipswich, Suffolk Constabulary,
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 hours ago
are Suffolk Public Health, Turning Point, Iceni Ipswich, Suffolk Constabulary, Suffolk Family Carers, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Suffolk Coroner’s Office, Ipswich Hospital and 4YP. Tony Goldson, head of health at Suffolk County... Read more
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Bolton News
Dietician who suffered with anorexia is to get her own TV seriesabout food prompted her to pursue a career in dietetics – the study of nutritio
Bolton News / Posted 2 hours ago
about food prompted her to pursue a career in dietetics – the study of nutrition. She spent more than 20 years in the NHS before leaving to start her own business and has created her Food Freedom System of evidence-based nutrition and Neuro... Read more
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Daily Record
May the thirst be with you: D-day for cheap booze revealedrelationship with the bottle. Alcohol related hospital admissions increased la
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
relationship with the bottle. Alcohol related hospital admissions increased last year after a decade of decline. The NHS stats showed a 2.4 per cent increase from to 35,376 to 36,235. It means nearly 100 people a day went to an NHS hospital... Read more
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Northern Echo
Council warns of adult care crisisMember for Adult Social care. "The announcement in March of an extra £19m over
Northern Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
Member for Adult Social care. "The announcement in March of an extra £19m over three years, to support work with the NHS and stabilise the care market is welcome but needs to become a long term commitment. The social care precept has also... Read more
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chroniclelive
Budget 2017: Here's what to expect for the Chancellorbeing overcharged (which should never have happened anyway). Mr Hammond is exp
chroniclelive / Posted 3 hours ago
being overcharged (which should never have happened anyway). Mr Hammond is expected to announce extra funding for the NHS, perhaps up to £6bn over five years. Former Chancellor George Osborne couldn’t get enough of the Northern... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Godalming residents struggle to find NHS dentist spacesGodalming residents have spoken about their struggle to find appointments at NH
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 hours ago
Godalming residents have spoken about their struggle to find appointments at NHS dentists in the area. Residents who are new to the area could find it difficult to get timely appointments. Binscombe resident Tina Shonk is trying to help her adult... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The Budget 2017 - what will be in it and how it will affect youwill be in the Budget so far - so you can make up your own mind.What time is th
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
will be in the Budget so far - so you can make up your own mind.What time is the Budget 2017 speech?First-time buyers and NHS nurses are in Philip Hammond's sights as he draws up his second Budget Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget today at... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Mortality rates at hospitals 'red-flagged'between April and June this year. It is the second quarter in a row that the f
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 hours ago
between April and June this year. It is the second quarter in a row that the facilities have been "red-flagged", but NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said problems with data gathering had previously skewed the results at the Vale of Leven and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Success for Scottish charity in the Gambia after Presidential invitethis year was purchasing a road-worthy coach to get the children to and from sc
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 hours ago
this year was purchasing a road-worthy coach to get the children to and from school." The Evening Times told in August how NHS Lanarkshire donated three kilos of battery operated hearing aids for the school children and adults in Gambia and the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Brrrr! NHS staff feeling the chill at Glasgow's super-hospital due to door faultsaid: "It's freezing. I felt sorry for the receptionists. They were sitting wit
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 hours ago
said: "It's freezing. I felt sorry for the receptionists. They were sitting with two big heaters." A spokeswoman for NHSGGC said: "The main revolving doors at the Queen Elizabeth are currently being repaired. "Damage has been caused over a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hospitals must do more to prevent patients falling, new audit findsfalls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Ther
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 hours ago
falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. There were around quarter of a million falls in NHS hospitals in England in 2015/16, according to NHS Improvement data published in July. These resulted in more than 2,500... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hospitals must do more to prevent patients falling, new audit findsfalls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Ther
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. There were around quarter of a million falls in NHS hospitals in England in 2015/16, according to NHS Improvement data published in July. These resulted in more than 2,500... Read more
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The News and Star
Hospitals must do more to prevent patients falling, new audit findsfalls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Ther
The News and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. There were around quarter of a million falls in NHS hospitals in England in 2015/16, according to NHS Improvement data published in July. These resulted in more than 2,500... Read more
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birminghammail
Overseas family doctors 'play critical role' in delivery of NHS GP servicesthe UK tended to work in the country's most deprived communities. These medics
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
the UK tended to work in the country's most deprived communities. These medics played a "critical role in the delivery of NHS GP services", the authors added. Doctors who trained abroad typically worked longer hours, treated more patients, but... Read more
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birminghammail
Hospitals 'must do more to prevent patients falling'falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Ther
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. There were around quarter of a million falls in NHS hospitals in England in 2015/16, according to NHS Improvement data published in July. These resulted in more than 2,500... Read more
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birminghammail
Budget 2017: What can we expect from Chancellor Phillip Hammond?plans to stop graduates being overcharged (which should never have happened any
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
plans to stop graduates being overcharged (which should never have happened anyway). Is this all he has to offer?The NHS Mr Hammond is expected to announce extra funding for the NHS, perhaps up to £6bn over five years. NHS chief executive... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hospitals must do more to prevent patients falling, new audit findsfalls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. Ther
Whitehaven News / Posted 8 hours ago
falls among patients, according to the National Audit of Inpatient Falls. There were around quarter of a million falls in NHS hospitals in England in 2015/16, according to NHS Improvement data published in July. These resulted in more than 2,500... Read more
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International Business Times
Car park cancer screening scheme to be expanded to increase early detection Four of the five cancers detected during the pilot screening were stage one or
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Four of the five cancers detected during the pilot screening were stage one or two, with some in even earlier stages. NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens announced that the scheme would be rolled out in four areas around the country. The... Read more
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Gazette
Calls for ambulance chief to resign over 'crumbling and underfunded' serviceat risk to saying “sorry for being sick in an environment and workplace that do
Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
at risk to saying “sorry for being sick in an environment and workplace that doesn’t allow it”. Gary Palmer GMB regional NHS campaign organiser said: "Although we are unfortunately regularly being contacted by members and concerned staff over any... Read more
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guardian-series
Duchess of York meets cancer patients and staff at hospital's centenary celebrationsarrival.” Patients and staff are pictured in ward in Whipps during 1949. Alwe
guardian-series / Posted 10 hours ago
arrival.” Patients and staff are pictured in ward in Whipps during 1949. Alwen Williams, Chief Executive of Barts Health NHS Trust said: "As we mark the centenary of Whipps Cross I am so proud to reminisce about all it has achieved over its 100... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cancer patients 18 times more likely to survive with early diagnosisdifference to survival rates, with patients 18 times more likely to live when t
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
difference to survival rates, with patients 18 times more likely to live when the disease is caught sooner, the head of the NHS has sad. Simon Stevens said improving speed of cancer diagnosis is now the biggest challenge facing the service, as he... Read more
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Scotsman
Delay to minimum pricing cost 400 lives, claims ex-ministerkept “under review”. It also emerged Scotland had seen a total of 36,235 hospi
Scotsman / Posted 11 hours ago
kept “under review”. It also emerged Scotland had seen a total of 36,235 hospital admissions for alcohol abuse last year. NHS statistics showed rising numbers of admissions for those with liver disease as well as a divide showing people from poor... Read more
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guardian-series
Duchess of York meets cancer patients and staff at hospital's centenary celebrationsway” which would give us a little more time to prepare for her arrival.” Alwen
guardian-series / Posted 11 hours ago
way” which would give us a little more time to prepare for her arrival.” Alwen Williams, Chief Executive of Barts Health NHS Trust said: "As we mark the centenary of Whipps Cross I am so proud to reminisce about all it has achieved over its 100... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Date for Scotland's minimum unit pricing for alcohol is revealedmisuse costs Scotland an estimated £3.6 billion a year - the equivalent of £900
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
misuse costs Scotland an estimated £3.6 billion a year - the equivalent of £900 for every adult. New figures from the NHS showed alcohol resulted in 36,235 admissions to hospital in 2016-17, an increase of 2% on the previous year. Separate... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Date for Scotland's minimum unit pricing for alcohol is revealedmisuse costs Scotland an estimated £3.6 billion a year - the equivalent of £900
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 hours ago
misuse costs Scotland an estimated £3.6 billion a year - the equivalent of £900 for every adult. New figures from the NHS showed alcohol resulted in 36,235 admissions to hospital in 2016-17, an increase of 2% on the previous year. Separate... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NHS doctors fell 'dirty' working with private industry, health chief sayscash and hospitality spent by on doctors had increased to more than £116 millio
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
cash and hospitality spent by on doctors had increased to more than £116 million last year. Peers also heard evidence the NHS needs to improve its handling of data to improve outcomes for patients. Professor Chris Whitty, the interim Government... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Brave Kesgrave teenager Kim Sale who lost leg to cancer celebrates passing driving test aged 16soon as I could. I knew it was going to change my life and make me feel better.
Ipswich Star / Posted 12 hours ago
soon as I could. I knew it was going to change my life and make me feel better. Kim Sale learning to walk with her first NHS prosthetic leg. Picture: ARCHANT “I was really nervous before, thinking I was going to mess it up, but it actually went... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand to be at the forefront of AIshopping and the use of AI technology, which is transforming the way people sho
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
shopping and the use of AI technology, which is transforming the way people shop.“In Britain, national health service (NHS) patients will be assessed by robots under a controversial 111 scheme to use artificial intelligence to ease pressures on... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Doctors lobby for rise in NHS funding Victoria MacdonaldHealth and Social Care Correspondent Doctors leaders’ have
Channel 4 News / Posted 12 hours ago
Victoria MacdonaldHealth and Social Care Correspondent Doctors leaders’ have warned the government that as winter approaches, the NHS is facing unprecedented pressures. The Royal College of GPs has written to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Norovirus: East Surrey Hospital close another ward to visitorsthe latest outbreak. Ashley Flores, nurse consultant in infection prevention a
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 14 hours ago
the latest outbreak. Ashley Flores, nurse consultant in infection prevention and control at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH), which runs East Surrey, said: "Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is one of the most common... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vitamin D could prevent rheumatoid arthritisbe needed'. Vitamin D may prevent inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid art
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
be needed'. Vitamin D may prevent inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, research reveals RELATED ARTICLES NHS was forced to pay an extra £34 million for a common...Doctors are wrong to tell couples having IVF to abstain from...HALF... Read more
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chad
Tributes to proud Ronhad moved elsewhere. In 2008, Mr Chamberlain was honoured with Order of the Le
chad / Posted 15 hours ago
had moved elsewhere. In 2008, Mr Chamberlain was honoured with Order of the League of Mercy medal for his services to the NHS. He also had a suite named after him at Ashfield Health Village, which use to be a ward but now is used for admin and... Read more
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Northern Echo
Why the stakes are too high for blunders: the key questions ahead of Wednesday's Budgetgive public sector workers a pay rise but could face a backlash if he does not
Northern Echo / Posted 15 hours ago
give public sector workers a pay rise but could face a backlash if he does not provide new money and asks, for example, the NHS to find extra wages for nurses from already stretched budgets. Is the tone important? THE Chancellor used a Sunday... Read more
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Northern Echo
The Budget: What does the region want from it?of the Royal College of Nursing. "Our Government has consistently underfunded
Northern Echo / Posted 15 hours ago
of the Royal College of Nursing. "Our Government has consistently underfunded and under resourced all aspects of the NHS, meaning that staff are increasingly stretched and having to work harder and longer hours. Now that the pay freeze... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Repeat prescriptions cost the NHS almost £8bn a year and it's expected to risemore expected to be dispensed each year by 2039. Diabetes is the most common a
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
more expected to be dispensed each year by 2039. Diabetes is the most common and costly repeat prescription for the NHS with over £82 million being spent each year to treat it. Currently over 800 million items of repeat medicines are... Read more
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Luton Today
Recognised for promoting 
NHS diversityA Luton couple have received a prestigious NHS award at the East London NHS Fou
Luton Today / Posted 15 hours ago
A Luton couple have received a prestigious NHS award at the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) staff awards. Zaz and Shannaz Wahid, of Luton, were recognised for their work in encouraging more South Asians from the town into careers in mental... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Harpenden councillors appointed to lead Herts County Councilcolleagues from across the political spectrum to take forward a partnership app
Herts Advertiser / Posted 15 hours ago
colleagues from across the political spectrum to take forward a partnership approach with councils, developers, and the NHS, fire and police. “This is not a fresh start and I am immensely grateful for my predecessor as well as my existing... Read more
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