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Six ways in which NHS financial pressures can affect patient care | The King's Fund

NHS finances are almost at breaking point. Since 2010, the unprecedented slowdown in funding growth and rising demand have made it increasingly difficult for the health service to live within its means. 161 more words


Tagalog news: Bayan ng Pola, OrMin pinarangalan sa pagpapatupad ng programang pangkalusugan

LUNGSOD NG CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Peb. 20 (PIA) – Pinarangalan kamakailan ang bayan ng Pola bilang Most Outstanding Local Government Unit sa pagpapatupad nito ng mga programang pangkalusugan sa ginanap na Joint Program Implementation Review and Recognition sa Feraren Hills Resort, Calapan. 397 more words


Act on health inequalities? Learn from the past

I was recently asked to give a talk about Health Inequality and as part of it I dug out a graph that I used to use a lot when I worked for the Department of Health. 669 more words

Health Inequalities

Medicaid Block Grants, Healthcare Reform, Services, and the IDD Community--

Blog post by Lygeia Ricciardi (Introduction by Colin Hung) I am humbled and honoured to have been selected as one of 20 Social Media Ambassadors for the upcoming #HIMSS17 conference taking place February 19-23 in Orlando Florida.

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Health officials say flu vaccine effective though Hawaii cases on the rise

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this year’s flu vaccine is doing a good job of keeping people from getting sick, even as the number of flu cases rises here in Hawaii. 293 more words


Tagalog news: ‘Rabies-free province’ target ng Palawan sa 2020

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Peb. 16 (PIA) — “Slowly but surely, we are inching towards our goal in making Palawan rabies-free before year 2020”, ito ang inihayag ni Provincial Veterinarian Dr. 335 more words


The NHS Must Die for Health Care To be Reborn

A couple of days ago, BBC journalist Nick Triggle wrote an article entitled ‘10 charts that show why the NHS is in trouble‘. In a rather fatalistic and defeated manner, he concludes there’s no hope of reducing the human suffering and deaths that are happening as a result of the NHS’s shortcomings in the foreseeable future. 1,629 more words