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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,...

2010-12-09 06:04:00

LONDON, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle, the employee-owned partnership of clinicians, has today secured GBP50m to fund its second new-build hospital - CircleReading. In a deal that signals a breakthrough in the UK development finance freeze, the site for the hospital has been purchased by the real estate investment arm for BP's pension fund, Ropemaker Properties, who will also provide financing for the construction. CircleReading marks another milestone in Circle's...

2010-12-08 00:00:44

Inov8 has commissioned trials at several UK NHS hospitals, as well as overseas hospitals which show the effectiveness of the AD (Air Disinfection) technology against most microoganisms responsible for Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI). (PRWeb UK) December 7, 2010 Inov8 Science Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary of the AIM listed company Mid-States plc, participated in the 7th international conference of the Hospital Infection Society held in Liverpool during October 2010.

2010-12-04 00:00:39

BigHand, the leading provider of digital dictation and speech recognition technology to the UK healthcare market, today launched BigHand for Healthcare version 3.5 which leverages the latest dictation, speech recognition and document technologies for the NHS. London, UK (PRWeb UK) December 2, 2010 BigHand, the leading provider of digital dictation and speech recognition technology to the UK healthcare market, today launched BigHand for Healthcare version 3.5 which leverages the latest...

2010-12-01 22:17:16

Scientists and clinicians in Nottingham are to work more closely with industry to develop new ways of diagnosing and treating lung disease.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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