National Health Service


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National Health Service

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National Health

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(Medicine) (in Britain) the system of national medical services since 1948, financed mainly by taxation. Abbreviation: NHS

National Health Service

The British system of free or low-cost medical and dental treatment for qualifying people, paid for by taxation.
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Muscat: An app created by an Omani doctor which has helped the UK's National Health Service save more than three million pounds could soon be used by the Omani Ministry of Health.
JUDITH BARTLEY: It would have to be Aneurin Bevan, Minister of Health 1945-15, champion of the working people and a founder of the national Health service. It would serve as a reminder of why the NHS was established.
Far-reaching changes are needed to keep the National Health Service free at the point of delivery and this means users have to be more mindful of the way they use the service, and those who work in the service must realise that taxpayer-funding is not a bottomless pit.
Once again, from secretaries to nurses, doctors and administrators etc my experience with the National Health Service was brilliant.
MOST of us are well aware of the difficulties facing this nation in trying to properly fund the National Health Service.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A national health service trust in the United Kingdom, which just hired several Filipino nurses, will continue to recruit more foreign nurses to meet the shortage in qualified medical staff.
Patients in Scotland and Wales, however, receive a more sympathetic ear from our National Health Service and they can be prescribed the drug which extends their life expectancy.
APHA has announced its support for the National Health Service Corps, which faced an end to funding at the end of September due to budget constraints.
The Tory threat to the National Health Service is one of Labour's strongest electoral cards So no wonder party leader Ed Miliband selected health as his first major issue of the election campaign following his back-to-back TV contest with David Cameron on Thursday.
ACAMPAIGN has been launched calling for National Health Service founder Nye Bevan to be featured on banknotes - and has already gained more than 4,300 supporters.
A petition placed on the change.org website says: "Aneurin Bevan, chief architect of the National Health Service, was one of the most important ministers of post-war Britain.

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