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Immigration reform will starve NHS of healthcare workers

Original post from The Conversation 

‘…………..By Andrew Lee, Senior Clinical University Teacher & Consultant in Communicable Disease Control at University of Sheffield

Thousands of foreign nurses could be… 819 more words


The government don't understand the problem

UKIP Hillingdon Press Release – 22nd June 2015 

For immediate release 

The Conservative Government today launched a policy making it clear that any non EU migrant working in the UK would have to earn over £35k per annum within six years of arriving in the UK or face deportation. 264 more words



In which The Author makes a new friend

The publication of yesterday’s entry was followed in short order by a message telling me that it that was my… 2,162 more words


Frequent Hot Flashes Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Hot flashes: they’re annoying and sometimes downright unbearable. No one loves the dizziness, anxiety, or nausea that comes with going through menopause.

But what if those hot flashes meant you had a lower risk of breast cancer? 265 more words

Cancer Treatment

TO REIMBURSE OR NOT TO REIMBURSE? A recent judgement on scientific evidence and appropriateness of care.

A judgment by the Italian Supreme Court published on April 10, 2015, determined that an alternative cure must be covered by the Italian National Health Service even in the absence of compelling scientific evidence as to its efficacy. 497 more words

Story Time...Adventures with "socialized medicine" in a London Hospital

Late last year I had the good fortune of going on a semi-last minute trip to the UK. Being the fan of tea, scones, rain, and old buildings that I am, I jumped at the chance to visit bonny old England. 883 more words

Medical Ethics

CSC to pay $190 million over accounting charges

It’s now official. Tech services firm Computer Sciences Corp. will pay $190 million fines related to its handling of a multi-billion-dollar contract with the U.K.’s National Health Service. 251 more words