Brickbat: Supply and Demand
Even as the National Health Service struggles with a shortage of doctors, the British government has ordered medical schools to hold to a previously announced cap and admit no more than 7,500 medical students this year. The cap was put in place to limit the cost of educating medical students. It…#reasoncom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

England ’s Hospitals Under ‘Relentless Pressure’ As E.R. Woes Continue
Data from England ’s National Health Service shows lengthy ambulance delays and high bed occupancy in the country's hospitals. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 28, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katherine Hignett, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

How to Ease Britain ’s NHS Crisis
Britain’s National Health Service still delivers decent care for those who can access a doctor or hospital. Far too many can’t. The NHS is buckling under an acute shortage of staffers and beds. A Covid backlog has ballooned to 7.2 million patients. Long-festering problems have combined to create a…#nhs #rishisunak #netherlands (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube Health Showcases U.K. Strategy: 5 Things We Learned
Two billion. That ’s how many views health-related YouTube videos received in 2021. To that end, YouTube, the second-most visited website on earth, has partnered with the National Health Service to combat health misinformation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

HRSA: Meeting Notice Correction
Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) correcting theDecember 20, 2022, announcement of public meetings of the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) for the 2023 calendar year. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 25, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Programs
Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) seeking comments on an information collection regarding forms used by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs). The forms are used to assess an LRP applicant's eligibility and qualifications for the LRP, and to obtain information for NHSC site applicants. Proposed revisions include asking applicants to provide information related to their completion of postgraduate training. Comments are due by February 17, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 18, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Why Britain's prime minister prefers to see a private doctor
After weeks of speculation, the Brits have discovered the shameful truth: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has indeed used private health care in the past. The conservative head of the United Kingdom has been quick to add that he has always been registered with a National Health Service (NHS) general…#stateside #nhs #medicaid #reasoncom #prefersto #sunak #unitedkingdom #brits #rishisunak #canadians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

#PutNHSpayright – all the news with our rolling report
12:15pm It was an early start for pickets in Gateshead today. An early start for striking members on the picket line in Gateshead #PutNHSPayRight pic.twitter.com/6HMQwA4dJz — UNISON Northern (@NorthernUNISON) January 11, 2023 12:10pm And back up to Sheffield, with Christina McAnea. At Longley Ambulance station in Sheffield speaking to striking members about our dispute. The government knows, that to resolve it, they must speak to us about pay for 2022/23. #ambulancestrike pic.twitter.com/3cg2upzFP0 — Christina McAnea (@cmcanea) January 11, 2023 12:05pm Here’s head of health Sara Gorton addressing ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 11, 2023 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News Ambulance Strike Industrial action NHS Strike nhs strikes Put NHS pay right Source Type: news

HRSA: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; Information Collection Request Title: The National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps Interest Capture Form-Revision
Notice from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) seeking comments on revisions to the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps Interest Capture Form. The purpose of the form is to enable individuals and clinical sites to ask questions about the NHSC and/or Nurse Corps Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs, and to provide their contact information so that HRSA may provide them with periodic program updates and other general information. Comments are due by March 13, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 11, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

'You get looked at like you're failing': a reflexive thematic analysis of experiences of mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff - Clarkson C, Scott HR, Hegarty S, Souliou E, Bhundia R, Gnanapragasam S, Docherty MJ, Raine R, Stevelink SA, Greenberg N, Hotopf M, Wessely S, Madan I, Rafferty AM, Lamb D.
Staff in the National Health Service (NHS) are under considerable strain, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic; whilst NHS Trusts provide a variety of health and wellbeing support services, there has been little research investigating staff perceptions of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UK PM Sunak says he is open to discussing pay rises for nurses By Reuters
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday he was willing to discuss pay rises for nurses in a bid to end strikes that have deepened a crisis within the health service the day before the government meets with trade union leaders. Britain's National Health Service, long treasured and funded…#rishisunak #conservativeparty #patcullen (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Military veterans and civilians' mental health diagnoses: an analysis of secondary mental health services - Williamson C, Palmer L, Leightley D, Pernet D, Chandran D, Leal R, Murphy D, Fear NT, Stevelink SAM.
PURPOSE: Healthcare provision in the  United Kingdom (UK) falls primarily to the National Health Service (NHS) which is free at the point of access. In the UK, there is currently no national marker to identify military veterans in electronic health records... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Centene, under siege in America, moved into Britain ’s National Health Service
Britons who protested its expansion saw a for-profit outsider with ambitions that could weaken the NHS. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Spolar Source Type: news

HRSA: Meeting of the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps
Announcement of public meetings of the National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) for the 2023 calendar year. Meetings will be held on March 21-22, 2023; June 27-28, 2023; and November 14-15, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 20, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

In Mumbai, doctor family's case stirs debate over cough syrups for kids
A press release from the UK's National Health Service in 2017 urged parents to avoid using over-the-counter cough syrups and medicines to treat coughs and colds in children in favour of "old-fashioned" honey and lemon. "A lot of cough and cold medicines contain active ingredients such as nasal decongestants, antihistamines and 'cough suppressors' that may, in large doses, have adverse effects or be toxic if consumed in large quantities,'' it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news