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2014-05-07 08:24:57

On-Site Utility solution commissioned at Clifton Hospital WALTHAM, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EuroSite Power Inc., (OTCQB: EUSP) an On-Site Utility solutions provider, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to healthcare, hospitality, housing and leisure centres in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, is now operating a 100kW combined heat and power (CHP) system at Clifton Hospital, UK. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust signed a...

2014-04-18 12:32:35

But they acknowledge this would have workforce implications for the NHS The pass mark for a two-part test that international medical graduates must pass to work as a doctor in the UK should be raised to reduce differences in performance between international and UK medical graduates, suggest researchers on bmj.com today. But they warn that this could create "severe workforce planning challenges" for the NHS, which has traditionally relied on international medical graduates, especially...

2014-04-15 12:30:00

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) has been awarded a three year grant from NHS National Services Scotland to implement a nationwide patient-flow initiative to improve their healthcare delivery system, and to build a sustainable platform for wide scale adoption of IHO's methodology. Over the next three years, IHO will guide NHS Scotland leaders, managers, and clinicians on technical, methodological, and change-management issues to...

Mammograms Needed More Often For One-Third Of Women
2014-03-22 07:07:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While three-year intervals between mammograms are appropriate for most women, a new study from the UK NHS Breast Screening Program has found that one-third of women are at a higher risk of developing cancer. These women, according to the report delivered this week at the 9th European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-9), might benefit from more frequent mammograms. Professor Gareth Evans, from the University of Manchester, reported that...

2014-03-16 23:04:05

Winscribe are delighted to announce the strengthening of their partnership with Gateshead Health NHS Trust with the order of a Trust-wide Clinic Letters solution. London, UK (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Winscribe are delighted to announce the strengthening of their partnership with Gateshead Health NHS Trust with the order of a Trust-wide Clinic Letters solution. This solution is the latest development from the London-based Clinical Correspondence software experts. The first phase will deliver...

2014-03-11 04:20:26

OpenText provides enterprise information management to help front line staff access care notes, reduce costs and deliver paper-light NHS digital health agenda READING, England, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced today that it has been selected by the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust to manage its scanned legacy case-notes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/CL55531LOGO...

2014-02-10 08:27:44

SMC advice follows positive NICE final guidance issued in November 2013 ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), after completing its assessment and review of a simple patient access scheme, has accepted ILUVIEN® for restricted use within...

2014-02-06 23:28:30

Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Will Go Head to Head Against the NHS Blues in the Hockey Benefit Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 NHS Human Services Foundation will host the 10th Annual Goals for Giving Hockey Benefit on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia. Each year, the Philadelphia Flyers Alumni Team laces up its skates to challenge the NHS Human Services Blues team to raise money to support the mission of the NHS...

2014-02-06 08:28:35

CAMBRIDGE, England and RENO, Nevada, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit implements iTrinegy's AppQoS to ensure delivery of data to geographically dispersed GP Clinics in Northern Britain. iTrinegy [http://www.itrinegy.com ], the global provider of award-winning application performance management (APM) and network replication technology and services, has recently helped ensure the performance of...

2014-02-04 11:40:48

A team of researchers has found that British people travelling abroad for medical treatment are often unaware of the potential health and financial consequences they could face. The researchers say this can, in some cases, have catastrophic effects for individual patients. At least 63,000 UK residents travel abroad for medical treatment each year. However, the study led by the University of York, and involving the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Royal Holloway...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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