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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.

2010-04-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) announced today that Anthony F. Caletka has joined the firm as a managing director in the Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I) practice in New York.

2008-09-10 12:00:51

By Adam Morris THE Scottish Government is set to pledge almost GBP 50 million towards a new Sick Kids hospital to be built beside the ERI, it emerged today. The Evening News can reveal ministers have given their approval for the new hospital, which will be open within five years.

2008-09-07 03:00:24

By Elaine C. Smith THE scrapping of car park charges at Scots hospitals has many in England looking on with envy. Office workers, nurses, domestic staff and the rest who keep the NHS running had to spend a lot of their wages simply getting to their work.

2008-09-03 06:00:25

By Lyndsay Moss Health Correspondent PARKING charges are to be scrapped at NHS sites across Scotland, apart from three hospitals with contracts with private companies, it was announced yesterday.

2008-07-09 06:00:38

By LYNDSAY MOSS NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday called on the NHS to remain true to its founding principles, as she outlined her vision for the service's future in Scotland.

2008-07-07 18:00:31

TRADE unionists met at the Royal hospital to mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS on Saturday. Merseyside TUC celebrated the NHS and protested at "continual privatisation". Campaigners carried placards urging for the NHS to be kept in public hands.

2008-07-05 00:00:23

Nhs services are increasingly being provided by private companies, but some experts believe this could be damaging to the health service in the future.

2008-07-02 15:00:51

THE responses in The Herald to Sam Galbraith's letter on the C difficile deaths at Vale of Leven Hospital missed an essential point.

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'.