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  1. What medicines can I still get on NHS prescription?

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 03.28 / 15:58 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Ten "low priority" medicines will be removed from prescription services – more are expected to f…
  2. Eight home matches await NHS boys in 2017

    Newtondailynews.com - All Sports 03.28 / 15:18 newtondailynews.com
    Numbers nine and eight are ones to remember for the Newton High boys’ tennis team in 2…
  3. Region’s commissioners welcome national NHS prescriptions review, as concerns are raised over withdrawing gluten-free fo

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Norfolk and Waveney have welcomed a national review of the items available on prescription, as concerns are raised over the safety of withdrawing gluten-free…
  4. NHS to stop prescribing easily accessible drugs in bid to save money

    NHS England has said they will no longer provide patients with travel vaccines, gluten-free foods and over-the-counter drugs like painkillers, in an effort to save £400m per year. NHS England has told GPs not to prescribe medicine for upset stomachs, haemorrhoids, travel sickness, indigestion and gluten-free foods. In an interview with the Daily Mail, Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said the move would ‘tackle some of the waste which is still in the…
  5. NHS England consulting on taking away certain free medicines to save money

    Express-Health and Life 03.28 / 12:21 express.co.uk
    NHS England will next month launch a consultation as it works to develop new national guidelines to stop GPs prescribing medicines and other items which are available over the counter for a fraction of the…
  6. Isle of Wight NHS: Out with Company Secretary, in with ‘people focused’ Director

    Onthewight.com - Isle of Wight 03.28 / 12:17 onthewight.com
    The CEO of Isle of Wight NHS say the new director will be "focusing on our people - a clear investment in organisational development and human…
  7. NH Hotel Group Switches Off Its Lights During Earth Hour

    Travelifemagazine.com - Travel 03.24 / 10:46 travelifemagazine.com
    The NH Hotel in BerlinFor the ninth consecutive year, NH Hotel Group will support the WWF Global Initiative Earth Hour, switching off the lights of the facades of all NH hotels all over the world. With this gesture, which will be made by the  NH Hotel Group between 830 PM and 930 PM on Saturday, March 25, the NH Hotel Group is demonstrating its firm commitment to respecting and protecting the environment in which it runs its business.ABOUT EARTH HOUR Earth Hour is an…
  8. Three IVF cycles on NHS available to couples in Scotland

    News.stv.tv - Scotland 03.24 / 10:18 news.stv.tv
    The Scottish Government announced it was funding the increase on…
  9. NH figures weigh in as health care vote hits a wall

    Unionleader.com-NH 03.24 / 08:59 www.unionleader.com
    Free-market, New Hampshire conservatives from the grass roots to the corner office praised their Capitol Hill counterparts for blocking a U.S. House vote Thursday on repealing and replacing…
  10. Concerns about NHS reviews

    Herefordtimes.com - Shropshire 03.24 / 08:11 herefordtimes.com
    IT is being claimed that two NHS reviews being undertaken will threaten the viability of Ludlow Hospital.Gill George, who is based in Ludlow and leads the Defend our NHS in Shropshire Group, believes that the outcome of the reviews will mean the loss of services at Ludlow Hospital.She fears that Ludlow Hospital will become a ‘community hub’ with no inpatient beds or Minor …
  11. NH woman welcomes nephewwho arrived a day after attack

    Unionleader.com-NH 03.24 / 05:45 www.unionleader.com
    BEDFORD - Katie and Oliver Simon's first child was born early Thursday morning in a London hospital in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks that shook the world - and especially the baby's aunt, who lives in Bedford.x201cThe whole experience of childbirth is scary enough on its own merits. To be…
  12. NH grows ata snail's pace,and that's OK

    Unionleader.com-NH 03.24 / 05:45 www.unionleader.com
    After slow population growth for the last five years, New Hampshire grew by nearly 4,700 people last year, the second-biggest jump in a six-year period and a near threefold increase over 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.The Granite State population as of last year was 1,334,795, according to population estimates released…
  13. Academics call for Parliament to tackle the privatization of NHS

    Eurekalert.org - Health 03.24 / 05:04 eurekalert.org
    (Newcastle University) A bill to prevent the privatisation of NHS services and to reinstate the NHS in England, supported and written by Newcastle University academics, is scheduled to be debated…
  14. NHDP Statement: By voting down minimum wage, GOP is not doing right by NH workers

    Nhdp.org - Politics 03.24 / 00:06 nhdp.org
    Concord, N.H. – This afternoon, the House voted down HB115, legislation that would have created a statewide minimum wage of $9.50 in 2018 and $12 by 2019. NHDP Chair Ray Buckley issued the following statement: “Thanks to former Governor, now-Senator Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. With this great progress, [&…
  15. Vịnh Mốc Tunnel Complex in Vĩnh Thạch, Vietnam

    Atlasobscura.com - Travel 03.23 / 21:44 atlasobscura.com
    There are a handful of Vietnamese men and women, roughly in their early 40s, who share a very unusual distinction: They were all born in the Vinh Moc tunnel complex in the Quang Tri region, when their families were taking shelter from bombs raining down on their village during the Vietnam War. The tunnel network was created in the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone in 1965-66, starting at 32 feet (10 meters) underground. The U.S. military believed that the residents…