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Here is the latest NHS and Healthcare News from the last week that our Team focused upon at Medical Solicitors! ALL ABOUT THE NHS: PM asks GPs to ‘halve’ inappropriate antibiotic prescribing Prime Minister David Cameron has asked GPs to ‘halve’ inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics within four years. Mr Cameron[…]

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Latest NHS and Health News – the Round-Up!

ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS AND THE 7 DAY WEEK: Jeremy Hunt blinks first in junior doctors dispute with agreement to halt work on implementing new contracts Talks between the Government and the British Medical Association will resume for the first time since February after both sides agreed to a five-day[…]

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Latest NHS and Health News -7 day round-up

ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS BRITAIN, BREXIT, TTIP AND THE NHS: UK equality watchdog writes to UN to express concerns over the junior doctors’ contract The UK’s equality watchdog has written to the UN to express concerns that the proposed junior doctors’ contract is “potentially discriminatory”.  The Equality and Human Rights[…]

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Latest NHS and Health News – 7 day round-up!

Here is the NHS and Health news that we focused upon in the last 7 days ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS AND THE 7 DAY WEEK: Junior doctors strike: Pregnant women and cancer patients among 125,000 people hit by protest chaos Heavily pregnant women and cancer sufferers are among more than[…]

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Weekly NHS and Health News Update

The latest weekly NHS and Health News that we have focused upon in the last 7 days. JUNIOR DOCTORS, BREXIT AND THE NHS: Junior doctors are expected to stage a fifth strike on April 26 and 27 when they will fully withdraw labour between the hours of 8am and 5pm.[…]

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Latest NHS and Health News -Weekly Round-up!

The latest NHS and Health new that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS AND THE 7 DAY WEEK: Junior doctors’ strike: fourth 48-hour walk out leaves 5,100 procedures postponed. Thousands of junior doctors across England are on strike in a bitter dispute with the Government over a new[…]

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Latest NHS and Health news – weekly round-up!

Latest NHS and Health news that we focused upon in the last 7 days. ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS AND THE 7 DAY WEEK: Accusations over Strike Action Junior doctors were accused of putting patients in danger today by announcing the first full walkout of medics in the history of the[…]

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Latest NHS and Health news – Round-up!

Latest NHS and Health news that we focused upon in the last 7 days! PROPOSALS FOR FIXING OF INJURED PATIENT’S SOLICITORS FEES AND WHY IT WILL RESTRICT YOUR ACCESS TO JUSTICE: Highlighted both simply and eloquently by eminent Barrister, Nigel Poole QC: http://nigelpooleqc.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/fixed-costs-and-access-to-justice.html ALL ABOUT JUNIOR DOCTORS AND THE 7[…]

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NHS and Health News – Round up!

NHS and Health news that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT THE NHS CASH CRISIS: • ‘No convincing plan’ for NHS to save £22bn, says scathing report An influential committee of MPs has made sweeping criticisms of the Department of Health and NHS England over their[…]

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NHS and Health News – Round up!

NHS and Health news that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT THE NHS CASH CRISIS:  Doctors urge Chancellor to increase social care funding Fourteen doctors’ leaders have written to George Osborne asking for further funding for social care in next week’s Budget. In a letter to[…]

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Latest news NHS and Health issues – Round Up !

All the latest news NHS and Health issues that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT THE NHS CASH CRISIS:  The NHS may waste £145M because Brits are too embarrassed by THIS condition: CONSTIPATION plagues one in seven people in the UK, yet millions of cases are[…]

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Latest news NHS and Health issues – Round Up !

All the latest news NHS and Health issues that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT THE NHS CASH CRISIS: Judge labels clin neg fixed costs ‘profoundly ‘ Outspoken Queen’s Bench judge Master Cook has slammed government plans to push ahead with fixed costs in clinical negligence[…]

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Latest news NHS and Health issues – Round Up !

All the latest news NHS and Health issues that we focused upon in the last 7 days! ALL ABOUT THE NHS CASH CRISIS: Hospitals pressured to cook books, downplay debt – NHS whistleblower A finance director turned whistleblower has said that NHS hospitals face pressure from regulators to cook their[…]

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Weekly Medical Legal News Round

In case you missed it, the round up from the past 7 days! Cancer News Immune cells in foetal blood are better at destroying leukaemia cells than adult cells, tests in mice suggest. Foetal immune cells haven’t had the lifelong “training” that adult immune cells have had, yet seem to[…]

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Addisons Crisis and Addison’s disease

Medical Emergency: Adrenal Crisis (Addisonian Crisis) Cortisol is a hormone that helps to control blood pressure in your body, and which your body releases from the adrenal gland in response to stress. The process is regulated by the pituitary gland in your brain. If this, or the adrenal gland is[…]

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So, what is the Compensation Recovery Unit?

The Government is entitled to recover any state benefits and NHS treatment charges from the party who was at fault for your injuries. The principle is that the person that caused you harm, rather than the State, should pay compensation to you and that you should not be compensated twice[…]

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Weekly News Desk 2

Here is our Weekly News Desk 2. In case you missed it we deliver the last week’s medical legal news that we found interesting: English language checks for foreign nurses Nurses and midwives coming to Britain from the EU will now need to prove they are fluent in English, under[…]

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Symptoms of a heart problem for Women

Women don’t always have the same typical heart attack symptoms as those of a male, such as an excruciating chest pain that travels down one arm. Those symptoms can happen to women, but in many cases do not. The symptoms can be almost “silent” and quite minor, so women often[…]

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Weekly News Desk -Health and Medical Legal

Weekly News desk is here, just in case you missed any of the top stories that we spotted last week in relation to Health and Medical law issues, Here is the round-up: The harrowing story of a mother’s long battle for truth and justice in relation to the preventable death[…]

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