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The UK’S NHS — a crisis in the making

By Rob Verkerk PhD
Founder, executive and scientific director ANH-Intl

Too big for it’s own good?

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is the 5th largest employer in the world. 1,258 more words


'Tape measure test' call on type 2 diabetes

People are being urged to whip out the tape measure to assess their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Public Health England said there was a “very high risk” of diabetes with waistlines over 40in (102cm) in men or 35in (88cm) in women. 6 more words

Website of the Month: Wessex Clinical Senate

This month actually sees two sites for the price of one, both launched as websites this week.

The Wessex Clinical Senate is a non-statutory body offering independent advice and providing a broad strategic overview of healthcare in the Wessex area.   195 more words

Website Of The Month

Victim Blaming

Petition by

Jack May

Oxford, United Kingdom

NHS & Home Office: Remove all copies of this poster and stop victim blaming

Copies of a poster have been sighted on NHS premises as part of the Home Office’s ‘Know your limits’ campaign. 315 more words

our country!

Red light stop, green light go!
Can a nation stand up and say no?
We dont want your wars we want our nhs,
We like the police now dont go selling all our assets! 170 more words

EXCLUSIVE: NHS doctor tells of his hell on Ebola ward in Sierra Leone

An NHS doctor has urged the world to wake up to the growing threat of Ebola after risking his life working 24-hour hospital shifts trying to save pregnant women struck down by the disease. 383 more words



I’m thinking of last winter, a snow-blurred  landscape and my agonisingly permanently cold blue feet, painful hands, the shaming underweight lecture from my  consultant: “eat much more and you must keep warm with raynauds” she said. 21 more words