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Long awaited merger pushed to April 2019

Long awaited merger pushed to April 2019

Local NHS leaders have amended the estimated finish date of a long awaited merger in the South West, which they say will make it easier to achieve major service reconfiguration. 68 more words

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The Financial Strain on N.H.S. Hospitals is Life-Threatening

Last February, Bethany Shipsey died of an apparent overdose of diet pills in the Accident and Emergency Department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital in Worcester, England, U.K.  275 more words

Britain's National Health Service: Three million people at high risk of flu have not yet been vaccinated -- flu vaccine in short supply

By Henry Bodkin 13 JANUARY 2018 • 10:00PM

More than three million people at high risk of flu have not yet been vaccinated despite the biggest wave of “public fear” since swine flu in 2009, health chiefs have said. 394 more words

A personal account of the NHS

A personal tale about the NHS – I am one of the lucky ones

This blog recounts the experience of the care of my parents in the last two years, which has been exemplary and, in the context of the recent reports about the crises in the NHS, reminds me how lucky I was to experience this. 1,004 more words

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Blood Test Day

I cut out the middle man this week and went straight to the Phlebotomy Department at City Hospital. They looked at my veins, stuck a needle in the more promising one, drew the blood and sent me away. 109 more words

How well is socialized health care working in Britain?

Back in 2009, a radical leftist named Paul Krugman wrote about the health care system in Britain. As a leftist, it’s his view that government-run health care is better than free market health care. 932 more words

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