Health News Archive - June 21, 2008
People wanting to improve their fitness can make a big difference with the help available, nutritionalists say. Christine Wood, a community food worker for North Lincolnshire's Community Nutrition Dietetic Service, has been trying to beat the problem in the region.
NHS Lothian has launched a campaign to reduce the amount of prescription medicines wasted each year. It is estimated that wasted medicines cost the health trust about pounds 3m each year.
NEW DELHI: The resident doctors at Lok Nayak Hospital continued to be on strike on Wednesday, as there was no consensus between the doctors and the hospital administration.
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By Ben Falconer A Helicopter was scrambled to a pensioner with a broken leg after the ambulance service ran out of vehicles to take her to hospital by road. The County Air Ambulance ferried the 80-year-old woman from Frampton-on-Severn to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.
Gemma O'Reilly The Government has been urged to improve the way it communicates with patients in order to make its patient choice initiative more effective. Carole North, MD of 90TenHealthcare, said ministers had failed to make enough patients aware of the options open to them.
NEW DELHI: On the fourth day of their stir, striking resident doctors of Lok Nayak Hospital got some support from the faculty association of Maulana Azad Medical College which wrote to principal secretary, (health), stating that the demands of the doctors were justified.
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YORKSHIRE Ambulance Service has the second worst response times in the country for dealing with 999 emergencies and failed to meet a Government target for attending life-threatening incidents within eight minutes, new figures reveal.
By caroline fisher Wheelchair user sportswoman Lynne Burton left her hospital sick bed to fulfil her Olympic dream. Despite being seriously ill, the 33-year-old talented archer managed to get to a crucial selection shoot.
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