The early NHS – through the stories of former staff

>>Ethel Armstrong: They could not believe that they didn’t have to pay any money. Because the Northeast, there was a lot of unemployment straight after the war, and we were still in rationing then, and they could not believe that if they had something wrong they could actually go to the hospital and the doctor […]

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‘This is a PR stunt’: medical student confronts Johnson during hospital visit

‘This is a PR stunt’: medical student confronts Johnson during hospital visit

Basically, I just came out of clinic and I was told that Boris Johnson was coming and I was like, oh my goodness. As a normal person, you never get that opportunity to say something to someone like that, I really want to ask him what’s next and I was told I wasn’t allowed to […]

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Could the NHS be “up for sale” to US companies?

Could the NHS be “up for sale” to US companies?

General election 2019: Could the NHS be “up for sale”? By Hugh Pym Health editor The starting gun has been fired, the election campaign is under way and the future of the NHS has dominated the opening lap of the contest If the early exchanges are anything to go by, health will feature prominently in […]

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Appropriate use of services – self care

Appropriate use of services – self care

Hello. My name is Dr Gareth Wallis. I am a GP in Preston and also work with Greater Preston CCG. Self care is very important in preparing for any illnesses. You can do this by making sure you have a fully stocked medicines cabinet, and by picking up any repeat prescriptions in advance of any […]

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Medicaid, explained: why it’s worse to be sick in some states than others

Medicaid, explained: why it’s worse to be sick in some states than others

“I was about 11 years old.” The United States has the most complex health care system in the world. It’s our country’s immune system, and, like any immune system, it’s not perfect. “My immune system doesn’t know that my small intestine is a thing it should not attack.” That’s Matthew. He lives in Massachusetts, and […]

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Meet the experts – self care for mental health

Meet the experts – self care for mental health

Meet Joe Public. Everyone experiences feeling up or down from time to time. The stresses of everyday life can get to us all sometimes. It’s important to spot negative changes in your own mood and in those around you. Recognizing signs of feeling down or stressed and speaking about it can help take control of […]

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Meet the Experts, self care

Meet the Experts, self care

meet Marie Jo she’s a regular citizen going about her daily life when Mary Jo feels ill she wants to feel fighting fit again as soon as she can she knows that self-care will often be the quickest way to treat a minor illness – like a sore throat, a cold, a cough, an upset […]

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Pink Saltire – Scottish, Trans and Proud: Trans Healthcare

Pink Saltire – Scottish, Trans and Proud: Trans Healthcare

Dysphoria, it feels like you’re trying to puke out your own soul. You’re like [THROWING UP IMITATION] Feeling good today, apart from there “Oh no, look you’re not feeling so good today now!” It’s like that. It’s no fun. We’ve got an 80s song in our head.# There was a famous trumpet man from out […]

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We are London North West University Healthcare

We are London North West University Healthcare

We see a thousand patients per day in our two emergency departments and our three urgent care centres. We are home to St. Mark’s Hospital, an internationally renowned specialist bowel hospital. We are home to a specialist centre for head and neck surgery. We deliver more than 5000 babies every year. We provide specialist palliative […]

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Healthcare, Ethics, & Postmodernism | Philosophy Tube

Healthcare, Ethics, & Postmodernism | Philosophy Tube

Hey As you can probably tell, I’m not feeling so good, so I’m going to be doing most of today’s episode from right here. I’ve got my Lemsip, I’ve got my chimpanzee – let’s talk about healthcare. PART 1 – Personal Responsibility In the my country the UK we have free healthcare – at time […]

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