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Trends in injury morbidity in China, 1993-2013: a longitudinal analysis of population-based survey data - Ning P, Cai M, Cheng P, Zhang Y, Schwebel DC, Yang Y, Zhang W, Cheng X, Gao Y, Ling X, Hu G.
Understanding long-term trends in injury morbidity is critical to prevention and intervention planning. The aim of this study was to assess long-term trends in injury morbidity rates in China from 1993 to 2013. Using data from the National Health Service S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UK initiative seeks Israeli digital health tech to assist NHS
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The British embassy in Israel said on Tuesday it has launched a program designed to help incorporate Israeli digital health technology into the UK and its National Health Service (NHS). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Sector Dips As More Nigerian Doctors Move Abroad
[Guardian] More reasons have emerged on why no fewer than 5,405 Nigerian-trained doctors and nurses are currently working with the British National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (U.K.) and why many more will join the league. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Demonstrators tell government to properly fund the NHS
Over 60,000 people braved freezing temperatures and rain to march in London on Saturday, calling for the NHS to be properly funded. UNISON members joined other health workers, patients and activists to demand an end to the crisis in the NHS and call on Conservative health secretary Jeremy Hunt to properly fund hospital beds and medical staff. General secretary Dave Prentis said that “members know that our National Health Service – our nation’s greatest institution – is in crisis. “Thanks to years of underfunding from the Tories, our health service isn’t just under pressure during th...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 5, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News austerity health care NHS Source Type: news

Thousands march to demand more money for UK health service
Thousands of people have marched through London demanding more government money for Britain's overburdened National Health Service (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Blog: A day of action for our NHS
UNISON members know that our National Health Service – our nation’s greatest institution – is in crisis. Thanks to years of underfunding from the Tories means that our health service isn’t just under pressure during the winter, it’s under pressure every day of the year. NHS workers are being asked to do more with less, at work and in their pay packets, but without additional funding our health service is struggling to cope. That’s why UNISON is backing tomorrow’s day of action organised by Health Campaigns Together and The People’s Assembly. There will be a march in Central L...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

A first birthday made possible by cardiac tumor surgery
Today is Oliver Cameron’s first birthday and he and his parents have a lot to celebrate. After a year of uncertainty, they will be enjoying a quiet dinner with family at their home in Wantage, a town in Oxfordshire, England. “Having him home and healthy is the best present ever,” says his mom, Lydia. She and her husband, Tim, are looking forward to some quiet time alone with Oliver and their family after spending much of the last year fighting for his life. Oliver was born with a large, non-cancerous tumor, called a cardiac fibroma, inside his heart. It was so rare that only a handful of doctors in the U....
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 31, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories cardiac fibroma Cardiac Tumor Program Dr. Pedro del Nido Dr. Tal Geva Source Type: news

Non-urgent health care services being put on hold across the UK as state-run health care nightmare edges toward collapse
(Natural News) The National Health Service in New England has put a hold on non-urgent health care services, as the state-run healthcare system edges toward collapse. State officials have instructed hospitals across the country to delay non-emergency procedures and only deal with emergency patients first. About 55,000 operations are to be put on hold in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS
The National Health Service is turning 70 years old on 5 July 2018. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Don’t sweat the exam: Another study confirms mindfulness reduces stress
(Natural News) Mindfulness lessens stress in students during exam periods, a study that appeared in the journal The Lancet Public Health showed. The study also showed that Buddhist meditation boosts pupils’ overall well-being. This ancient form of meditation is recommended by the National Health Service to help people feel better. University counseling rose by 50... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humans are embracing the rise of the “robosurgeon” but new studies suggest they are NOT better than human surgeons
(Natural News) Robotic surgeons are taking the National Health Service (NHS) by storm. They are now being used to conduct surgical operations for prostate cancer or for kidney and bladder problems, which decades ago have been the domain of human surgeons. The machines, employing pinpoint-accurate, computer-controlled arms, are being hyped as devices that can be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.H.S. Overwhelmed in Britain, Leaving Patients to Wait
For years, budget cuts at the National Health Service have left hospitals stretched over the winter. This time, it is under the highest strain in decades. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CEYLAN YEGINSU Tags: Emergency Medical Treatment Hospitals Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care National Health Service Great Britain Source Type: news

U.K. Health System Creaks ‘ Under Pressure as Never Before ’
For years, budget cuts at the National Health Service have left hospitals stretched over the winter. This time, it is under the highest strain in decades. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CEYLAN YEGINSU Tags: Emergency Medical Treatment Hospitals Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care National Health Service Great Britain Source Type: news

Digital health news briefs for 1/3/2018
NHS set to offer AI system free to all hospitals. The BBC is reporting that new AI systems for interpreting cardiac and lung scans could save England's National Health Service a billion pounds. The cardiac system, called Ultromics, was developed at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital. It checks radiology scans for signs of heart disease and will be offered to hospitals starting this summer. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 3, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Drug makeover: When a drug underperforms, Big Pharma renames it, labels it for another use and jacks up the price
(Natural News) A drug that treats periodic paralysis may be pricing those afflicted with the condition out of the market. Originally a medicine approved for glaucoma treatment, the U.K. National Health Service made Daranide available for the equivalent of about $500 U.S. dollars for a year’s supply. Daranide reportedly didn’t work well for the eye disease,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good work, wellbeing and changes in performance outcomes: illustrating the effects of good people management practices with an analysis of the National Health Service
An analysis of the NHS has found that good people management practices result in lower staff sickness absence, and higher levels of job satisfaction and staff engagement There was no link between people management practices and patient mortality. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carers: The Forgotten Heroes of Healthcare
In healthcare nowadays, we talk a lot about the patient journey – the entirety of a person's experience from first symptom to final treatment. Yet, it is easy to forget that the patient is rarely alone on this life trek.' Informal'carers are the forgotten heroes of every patient story – forgotten, most of all perhaps, by pharma. Until recently, caregivers have been relegated to the background; after all, it's the patient that takes a medicine, isn't it?The truth is that carers walk alongside the people they care for throughout the entire journey. They drive patients to appointments then sit with them in the wai...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hugh Gosling Source Type: news

Carers: The Forgotten Heroes of Healthcare
In healthcare nowadays, we talk a lot about the patient journey – the entirety of a person's experience from first symptom to final treatment. Yet, it is easy to forget that the patient is rarely alone on this life trek.' Informal'carers are the forgotten heroes of every patient story – forgotten, most of all perhaps, by pharma. Until recently, caregivers have been relegated to the background; after all, it's the patient that takes a medicine, isn't it?The truth is that carers walk alongside the people they care for throughout the entire journey. They drive patients to appointments then sit with them in the wai...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hugh Gosling Source Type: news

NanoVibronix inks UK UroShield distro deal with IMS Ultrasound
NanoVibronix (NSDQ:NAOV) said today it inked a deal with the U.K.’s IMS Ultrasound to make it the exclusive U.K. distributor of its UroShield device, designed to prevent catheter-acquired urinary tract infections. The UroShield device from the Elmsford, N.Y.-based company is designed to decrease pain and discomfort associated with urinary catheter use while also preventing bacterial colonization and biofilm on indwelling catheters to reduce UTIs. “CAUTI is a major health concern in the UK and around the world, leading to extended hospital stays, increased costs, as well as increased patient mortality. We a...
Source: Mass Device - December 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Ultrasound nanovibronix Source Type: news

Couple-based intervention for depression: an effectiveness study in the National Health Service in England - Baucom DH, Fischer MS, Worrell M, Corrie S, Belus JM, Molyva E, Boeding SE.
This study represents an effectiveness study and service evaluation of a cognitive behavioral, couple-based treatment for depression (BCT-D) provided in London services that are part of the "Improving Access to Psychological Therapies" (IAPT) program in En... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

The Recommended Dose: Episode 7 with Sarah Moss
EPISODE 7: SARAH MOSSAcclaimed British novelistHailed as one of the best British novelists writing today,  Sarah Moss is our very special literary guest on TRD this week. She joins Ray to explore the intersection between fiction and health, and to talk about the doctors, patients, parents and families she portrays so vividly in her five highly acclaimed novels.The role of the writer, Sarah says, is to ‘ask hard questions beautifully’. She certainly does this through her own exploration of individual lives and struggles within clearly defined social structures past and present. From the first female do...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 6, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

NHS Trusts' collaboration brings digital health to North East England
National Health Service Trusts located in England ’s North East region have announced a partnership focused on broadened implementation of digital health strategies. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 29, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Big Pharma greed strikes again: "Life-changing" thyroid pill manufacturer spikes price by 5,000%
(Natural News) The National Health Service is eyeing the cessation of the incessant prescription of Liothyronine, a drug that is used to treat thyroid disorders, after its manufacturer, Oakville, Canada-based pharmaceutical company Concordia International, increased its retail price by 5,662 percent to 9.22 British pounds from 16 p per tablet. Liothyronine is used to treat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK ’ s National Health Service to tap “ ethical hackers ” in $27m cybersecurity push
The UK’s NHS is looking to spend $26.7 million (GBP £20 million) to reinforce its central cybersecurity unit with “ethical hackers”, as it aims to bolster its protection from future attacks on its health services systems, according to a The Times UK report. The new additions will reportedly monitor for emerging threats and work alongside a reinforced security team to protect hospitals from possible future attacks, instead of focusing on repairing previously attacked systems, according to the report. The UK’s NHS is looking to avoid a repeat of the Wannacry attack in May which shut down a numbe...
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Software / IT Cybersecurity U.K. National Health Service (NHS) Source Type: news

British health watchdog recommends vaginal mesh ban
A British health watchdog reportedly plans to recommend that the National Health Service there ban vaginal mesh implants to treat pelvic organ prolapse, citing “serious but well-recognized safety concerns.” In recommending that the implants be limited to research use only, the U.K.’s National Institute for Health & Care Excellence said “evidence of long-term efficacy [for implants treating organ prolapse] is inadequate in quality and quantity,” according to the BBC. Randomized, controlled trials “showed no added benefit of using mesh compared with native tissue repair,” ac...
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Gynecological Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits U.K. National Institute for Health & Care Excellence (NICE) Source Type: news

Maternity care for trafficked women: survivor experiences and clinicians' perspectives in the United Kingdom's National Health Service - Bick D, Howard LM, Oram S, Zimmerman C.
BACKGROUND: Although trafficked women and adolescents are at risk of unprotected or forced sex, there is little research on maternity care among trafficking survivors. We explored health care needs, service use and challenges among women who became pregnan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

It ’ s all kicking off – footballers on racism, sport, and public services  
A few famous faces showed up at UNISON head office recently, for an event on behalf of anti-racism charity Show Racism the Red Card. UNISON is one of the backers of Show Racism the Red Card, and we took the chance to catch up with some of football’s greats to talk sport, public services and racism. Rachel Yankey Rachel Yankey plays for the England national team. She was the first woman to be registered as a professional footballer in England, and is the most capped player ever to play for England (ahead of male goalkeeper Peter Shilton). She also has an OBE. Rachel on racism “Show Racism the Red Card is about ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 23, 2017 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article black members racism show racism the red card Source Type: news

Antibiotic overuse kills thousands each year: Authorities urge people to just stay home and rest when ill
(Natural News) Whenever we come down with a cough or a sore throat, we often take some antibiotics so we don’t have to skip a day of work. But did you know that antibiotic overuse causes an estimated 5,000 deaths yearly? According to the Daily Mail, National Health Service (NHS) patients are advised to refrain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One-third of cesarean births justified by fear, obesity or age
(Natural News) According to figures from the National Health Service, more women in the United Kingdom are opting to have cesarean deliveries. In 2016, almost 28 percent of women who gave birth underwent a cesarean, which is a three-fold increase since the 1980s. This is including the 12.1 percent of the pregnant women who planned... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Randomised controlled non-inferiority trial of primary care-based facilitated access to an alcohol reduction website: cost-effectiveness analysis - Hunter R, Wallace P, Struzzo P, Vedova RD, Scafuri F, Tersar C, Lygidakis C, McGregor R, Scafato E, Freemantle N.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the 12-month costs and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained to the Italian National Health Service of facilitated access to a website for hazardous drinkers compared with a standard face-to-face brief intervention (BI). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

BROKE: Single-payer British health system may begin rationing surgeries even if it kills people due to a lack of funding
(Natural News) For anyone who is serious about genuine healthcare reform in the United States, Britain’s National Health Service continues to provide example after example of why Americans should politically punish Sen. Bernie Sanders and any other Democrat who insists in implementing a similar system here. As reported by the UK’s Daily Mail, the NHS’... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique:India Donates 65 Tonnes of Medicines
[AIM] Maputo -The Indian government on Monday delivered a consignment of 65 tonnes of assorted medicines to the Mozambican Ministry of Health, intended to support the national health service. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Breaking the Fever: Sustainability and Climate Change in the NHS (National Health Service)
Royal College of Physicians. 03/15/2017 This four-page document gives an overview of the impact of climate change on health care in the United Kingdom, and how physicians and the National Health Service (NHS) can contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Health care sustainability refers to the financial, environmental, and social impact of health services. The aim of sustainable healthcare is to provide better care for patients today without compromising health and care provision in the future. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Britain’s socialized care continues to collapse as health secretary warns too many family doctors are leaving the system
(Natural News) It may have been one option once upon a time for the country of England, but as its population has grown over the years — and aged, and gotten more unhealthy — costs of running the National Health Service have skyrocketed past the point where the government can adequately fund its needs. And now,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SMC approves daratumumab for myeloma patients in Scotland
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved the use of daratumumab (Darzalex) to treat myeloma patients on National Health Service (NHS) Scotland. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - October 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHSC Repayment Program Reduces Debt, Offers Opportunity
The National Health Service Corps is accepting applications for a loan repayment program through Oct. 19. Past award recipient Brian Freeman, M.D., M.P.H., writes that it provides an extraordinary benefit. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Tricky Mask of Depression and the Culture of Denial in Nigeria
[Nigeria Health Watch] Editor's Note: This week our Thought Leadership Article beams a spotlight on the invisible but alarming disease of depression in Nigeria. Dr. Mona-Lisa Kwentoh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the UK National Health Service. She writes candidly about how depression hides under smiles and pain, and touches on the reluctance of Nigerian culture to accept depression as an illness which needs professional medical care. She points out that family support as well as knowing when to seek care are key for people to (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

NHS calls on Inhealthcare for heart patients' home blood tests
UK-based digital remote care company Inhealthcare has added another of their technology services to the long list of those already offered through the UK ’s National Health Service. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 26, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Structured group psychoeducation in patients with bipolar disorder delays time to mania and time to any episode compared with a peer support group
Clinical effectiveness and acceptability of structured group psychoeducation versus optimised unstructured peer support for patients with remitted bipolar disorder (PARADES): a pragmatic, multicentre, observer-blind, randomised controlled superiority trial. Lancet Psychiatry 2016;3:1029G Ç ô 38.Based in part on the resource heavy group psychoeducation delivered in Barcelona, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) argue that psychological interventions specifically developed for adults with bipolar disorder improve outcome, and therefore have made a developmental quality standard that pati...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS refusing services to smokers, obese patients until they go to health boot camp for six months
(Natural News) Obese people, as well as smokers, will be refused of services by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) until they go to a health boot camp for six months to try and lose weight, according to a Daily Mail report. These patients will be referred to the health optimization program of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another Deadline Looms: $$ for Doc Training
(MedPage Today) -- Funding for National Health Service Corps, other programs runs out Sept. 30 (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Britain begging US physician assistants to fill staff
The National Health Service (NHS) plans to recruit up to 3,200 PAs to perform minor operations and monitor wards - primarily from the US, which has more than 115,000 of them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sliding Fee Scale Discount Guide for CAHs and RHCs
Guide provides critical access hospital (CAH) and rural health clinic (RHC) executive and management teams with concepts and guidance in developing a Sliding Fee Scale Discount Program. It also assists in gaining an understanding of how sliding fee scale discount programs relate to Internal Revenue Code Section 501(r) compliance and participation in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FreeStyle ® Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring Technology Gains Reimbursement Approval from the United Kingdom's National Health Service
- REVOLUTIONARY FREESTYLE ® LIBRE SYSTEM ALLOWS PEOPLE WITH DIABETES TO CHECK THEIR GLUCOSE WITHOUT CALIBRATION OR ROUTINE FINGER STICKS[i] (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UK Physician Develops Unique Collection System for Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups Designed to Improve Quality of Urine Specimens
National Health Service estimates 73% of 65-million urine specimens collected annually in the UK are contaminated Wanting to know why so many female patients that present with urinary tract infections (UTIs) require repeat appointments, Dr. Vincent Forte, a family GP and forensic physician who worked for the National Health Service (NHS) for 26 years, began […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 11, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing 4DMedical Solutions clinical laboratory Daily Telegraph Dark Daily dark intelligence gr Source Type: news

England's National Health Service in trouble, services may soon be CLOSED to new patients
(Natural News) Surgery and dental services in England may soon be unavailable to new patients, according to reports by the Daily Mail. Majority of England’s general practitioners (GPs) want to close their surgery lists to new patients in protest at the strain on the National Health Services (NHS), according to survey results reported in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Divided by choice? Private providers, patient choice and hospital sorting in the English National Health service
This study examines the impact of the NHS reforms of the 2000s which enabled privately-owned hospitals to enter the NHS market. It finds that post-reform, poor and ethnic minority patients were much less likely to choose private hospitals; and that the key factors in choice related to the geographic distribution of hospitals and health-based criteria for treatment from private providers.ReportIFS publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - August 29, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: Competition and choice Source Type: news

Scientist Hawking Blames UK Government for   Healthservice'Crisis'Scientist Hawking Blames UK Government for   Healthservice'Crisis '
Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with Britain's Conservative government after he said it had caused a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS) and was leading it toward a profit-making U.S.-style system.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Physicist Hawking criticizes UK health secretary on service
Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has criticized Britain's health secretary for his use of scientific evidence to support changes in the National Health Service (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Three quarters of CDF treatments now approved on NHS
A new report by Cancer Research UK has revealed that 75% of cancer treatments, which were previously only accessible through the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF), are currently available for patients on the National Health Service (NHS) England. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news