Latest NHS primary care trust Stories

2012-03-07 11:27:38

England must learn from other countries if it is to avoid the same mistakes with personal healthcare budgets, say experts on bmj.com today.

2011-09-28 09:17:26

There is much interest in the unequal health care caused by postcode lotteries.

2011-01-16 00:23:34

A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience, and even appeared in the wards of BBC hospital drama, Casualty has already been inundated with online enquiries from businesses, schools and primary care trusts.

2010-11-10 01:06:15

In England, a country with a universal access health care system, there is wide variation between local populations in the rate of death from coronary heart disease, which is largely explained by population characteristics such as low socioeconomic factors, white ethnicity, levels of smoking, and diabetes.

2008-10-05 03:00:26

By Anonymous Concerns remain over a lack of nurses and increased workloads in implementing the HPV vaccination programme, despite extra funding Unite/CPHVA is concerned that there are not enough qualified nurses to implement the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination scheme.

2008-09-30 09:00:59

URGENT and emergency care on Teesside has been rated among the best in the country. Independent watchdog the Healthcare Commission published a major review of 152 primary care trusts (PCTs) in England, and Teesside came out on top.

2008-09-30 00:00:31

By Cherie Gordon A cornish pressure group has announced its support for the chief executive of a hospital trust whose management methods are the subject of a review, following a highly critical report into the financial performance of his previous trust.

2008-09-24 18:00:00

By Emma Brady Considering the current state of Britain's housing market, anyone hoping to make a sale must be desperate to move.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.