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U.S. healthcare vs. U.K. healthcare: How is it different?

22-07-2012

Summary:  A look at the differing healthcare systems in the U.S. and U.K.

With healthcare constantly in the news these days, you may be wondering how the American system compares to that of other developed nations. The United Kingdom is a good starting point for comparison on account of the cultur…

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Smokers reminded about help available to quit

14-03-2012

Smokers are today being reminded to pick up an NHS Quit Kit to help them stop smoking.

The NHS Quit Kit, which is available free from thousands of pharmacies across England, was developed by experts, smokers and ex-smokers, and contains practical tools and advice to help smokers quit smoking for …

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David Cameron orders merging of health and social care

05-01-2012

David Cameron has ordered health and social care services to be brought together in order to benefit patients in a move which government advisers are calling the NHS's most urgent overhaul.

The changes will lead to some hospitals closing, warned the pro-integration NHS Confederation, which represent…

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