Posts tagged “NHS”

Doctors Recommend the Mediterranean Diet to Fight Obesity

November 18th, 2014
Doctors Recommend the Mediterranean Diet to Fight Obesity

Leading doctors have suggested employing the Mediterranean diet as a means of fighting the national obesity problem. A group of doctors has recommended adopting the diet in favour of calorie counting as a long-term means of reducing rates of obesity and promoting healthy eating. In an article in the Postgraduate Medical Journal, a group of […]

Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

September 29th, 2014
Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

It is that time of the year again when all the political parties of the UK hold their conferences. With a general election just 8 months away, politicians are making their policies heard. There are still two connected topics at the top of the agenda – the NHS and migrants. For the last 4 years […]

The NHS and Cosmetic Surgery

June 26th, 2014
The NHS and Cosmetic Surgery

The NHS is currently under financial pressures, as are all public service institutions. With this in mind, there is something of a debate around the UK as to whether or not it is right to fund cosmetic surgery on the NHS. This debate really started when a handful of patients who had undergone cosmetic surgery […]

An NHS Based Warning For Ex-Pats

March 25th, 2014
An NHS Based Warning For Ex-Pats

It is generally assumed that the NHS was set up for British citizens. However a recent event demonstrated that this is not the case – at least it isn’t now if it ever was. This came to light when a lady – a British citizen who lives in the USA – came over to Britain […]

Japanese Doctors Opposed To Government Stance

August 29th, 2013
Japanese Doctors Opposed To Government Stance

The UK is the only nation in the world that has a fully integrated free national health service. However last year the UK government embarked on plans to allow private companies to gain a foothold into the NHS. This has caused great consternation among the general population at large but also GPs, hospital staff such […]

USA Based Healthcare Company Expands Into The NHS

June 17th, 2013
USA Based Healthcare Company Expands Into The NHS

The biggest healthcare company in the world which funded Mitt Romney’s presidential election campaign is reported to be expanding into the UK’s NHS. HCA International Ltd has a UK branch based in London and has been steadily developing this side of its business ever since the Health & Social Care Act was passed by the […]

Cap Imposed By State Legislature

October 8th, 2012
Cap Imposed By State Legislature

A cap on any malpractice suit passed by Kansas State legislature has been upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court. The new law which caps any money paid out for what is called non economic damages to $250,000 was challenged, but a majority of judges on the Court body felt the law was correct and justified. […]

Health Insurance Doubled in One U.S State

June 8th, 2011
Health Insurance Doubled in One U.S State

With all the arguments going on in Britain about the NHS, it is perhaps worth pausing a little to see how health insurance in one US state is affecting its citizens. Apparently in Connecticut, the price of health insurance has doubled for ordinary working people in the past decade. Often in America, the cost of […]

Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

May 5th, 2011
Legal Worries Over NHS Reforms

While the UK Government believes that their plans for the reorganisation of the NHS will improve it, a number of lawyers in Wales, where there is no full reorganisation are worried that the Welsh Government hasn’t addressed properly the complaints and compensation arrangements currently passing through the Assembly in Cardiff. The new system called NHS […]

New NHS Dentist opens

March 8th, 2011
New NHS Dentist opens

A new NHS dental surgery opened its doors recently in Earley, Berkshire. Called Pure Smile Earley Dental Practice Limited, it was commissioned by NHS Berkshire West in order to improve access to dental health in the area. It has proved very popular as over 400 patients have already joined since it was opened on the […]

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