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Exercise simulates mass distribution during medical emergency

The state is making sure it’s prepared in case there’s ever a massive medical emergency.

The Hawaii Department of Health, along with partner agencies, practiced Thursday procedures to get medicine out to the public quickly, like during an anthrax attack. 203 more words

News

On the Plain of NHS Privatisation, All I See are Tumbleweeds

Have you ever had a discussion with someone who is a supporter of the NHS based on the ideal and not the reality? There is quite a few. 1,559 more words

Government

The search for a cure

Over the fourteen years since I first met Matt, I’ve been involved in all sorts of campaigns and events where we tried to raise awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and funds to help develop a cure. ¬† 316 more words

Duchenne

State, county celebrate 30-day milestone in Hawaii Island dengue fever fight


State and Hawaii County officials announced Wednesday a major milestone in Hawaii Island’s dengue fever outbreak.

Officials say no new dengue fever cases have been reported with an illness onset within the past 30 days. 637 more words

News

On the Junior Doctors Strike...

Yesterday I travelled down to London early in the morning to appear on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, talking about the Junior Doctors Strike that is taking place. 674 more words

Politics

Junior doctors strike for second day in 'low point' in NHS history

Junior doctors across England have gone on strike for a second successive day in what one called one of the ‘lowest points’ in NHS history. 523 more words

UK

The Junior Doctor's Last Stand, We Just Need to Identify Custer

As we start the first full walk out of doctors from Accident and Emergency, the BMA have said, “any patient deaths are not the fault of the doctors.” Seriously? ¬† 1,342 more words

Government