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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...

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.

2011-01-12 05:09:00

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2011-01-07 00:00:44

As the UK combats this years’ outbreak of seasonal flu and the winter bug season continues to take its toll, local NHS members behind the Give Soap a Chance campaign are urging the public to remain vigilant and to remember the importance of washing their hands properly. (PRWeb UK) January 6, 2011 As the UK combats this years’ outbreak of seasonal flu and the winter bug season continues to take its toll, local NHS members behind the Give Soap a Chance campaign are urging the...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

Guy's Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital, which make up Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, (one of the busiest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country), have now deployed BigHand fully across the Trust’s 22 directorates, with the inclusion of Evelina Children’s Hospital, incorporating a Trust wide software license for 2,500 users. London, UK (PRWeb UK) January 4, 2011 BigHand has today announced that two of London's most well-known teaching hospitals - Guy's...

2011-01-04 12:10:00

LONDON, January 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to comments by the head of NHS Shared Business Services, John Neilson, that more NHS administration should be outsourced to India to save money, global information and communications technology company CSS Corp, with centres in Europe, India, Australasia and the USA, has issued the following statement today. "As the UK Government clearly recognises by already having 700 people employed in India through NHS Shared Business Services,...


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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