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2011-02-23 03:38:00

PRESTON, England, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the UK we are fortunate enough to have a free provision of hearing aids by way of the NHS. Over the last few years, the NHS has switched from analogue to digital hearing aids for the majority of patients.

2011-02-16 12:52:18

Depression can be treated effectively with psychotherapy by mental health nurses with minimal training, according to new preliminary research findings.

2011-02-10 12:20:36

It is time to reopen private finance initiative (PFI) contracts say leading public health physician, Professor Allyson Pollock, and colleagues on bmj.com today.

2011-02-09 00:01:30

After a comprehensive mini competition process, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust join an ever growing list of NHS Trusts recognising digital dictation as a key element to cut costs and boost productivity London, UK (PRWeb UK) February 8, 2011 The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic & District Hospital NHS Trust has a national and international reputation for Orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine.

2011-02-08 05:08:00

LEAMINGTON SPA, England, February 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS figures show that about nine per cent of patients actually acquire infections during a hospital stay.

2011-02-01 12:41:35

The wilful neglect of any patient should become a criminal offence for doctors and nurses in England, as it is in France, suggest ethicists in a leading article published online in the Journal of Medical Ethics.

2011-01-28 12:23:24

England's health secretary Andrew Lansley has said that his reforms for the NHS are needed because the country's health outcomes are among the poorest in Europe.

2011-01-27 00:56:00

BURTON, England, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Acquisition Brings Sophisticated Healthcare Data Capture and Reporting Capabilities Healthcare at Home Ltd (http://www.hah.co.uk), Europe's leading international provider of home-based healthcare and specialty pharmacy services, is today pleased to announce that it has acquired Sciensus Ltd, a provider of health informatics for clients across the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry. Health informatics is an area of worldwide...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

Healthcare Locums plc (HCL), the UK’s leading healthcare staffing company, said today that the NHS must embrace flexible workforce practices or risk compromising patient care as it implements the Coalition Government’s structural reforms. (PRWeb UK) January 17, 2011 Healthcare Locums plc (HCL), the UK’s leading healthcare staffing company, said today that the NHS must embrace flexible workforce practices or risk compromising patient care as it implements the Coalition...


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