Tag: NHS

A health professor at Coventry University will be swapping the lab for the Lords this week as part of a Royal Society initiative to pair up the UK’s leading scientists and policymakers to give them a taste of each other’s…

  Amid the many challenges faced by the NHS – ranging from a chronic funding crisis, a lack of resources for front-line staff, the contentious issue of GPs working weekends, over-stretched A&E departments and an ageing population to contend with…

When buying a used car, we’re always urged to check its service history. It tells you whether the car has been serviced according to the manufacturer’s schedule, whether it’s been the subject of a recall, whether it has had any…

“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. The practice of medicine is an art, based on science.” While profound,…

The BBC reported today that a new price comparison website is being built to help the NHS in England save money when it purchases goods and services. It is said to include details of what NHS trusts are paying for…

The BBC reported recently about new medical research in the fight against bowel cancer. A report claims that Curcumin (a chemical found in curry spice ‘Turmeric’) is being tested to see how successful it could be in helping kill bowel…

A recent article by the BBC has shed light on a political row which has erupted over the legacy of PFI for the health service as one hospital trust faces insolvency. South London Healthcare, a merger of three hospital trusts,…