- Polyclinic plans take shape. Nowottny, Steve // Pulse;9/17/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 31, p4
The article reports on a purpose-built Loxford Centre polyclinic, which is scheduled to open on spring 2009 at Redbridge in London, England. The property has the capability to cater and serve up to 50,000 patients, as revealed by the National Health Service (NHS). Aside from the facility, there...
- Mapping key to cutting complaints. Waters, Adele // Nursing Standard;10/31/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p18
The article discusses the significance of Lean thinking to create a better service at Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust, which received complaints from patients and relatives regarding food delivery system in Croydon, London, England. According to Chris Bryant, assistant director, the mapping process...
- THE INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CARE TIME BOMB: TIME FOR ACTION. Briggs, Tim; Perera, Jonathari // Parliamentarian;2013, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p40
The article offers information on the efforts of the Commonwealth nations for developing sustainable and affordable healthcare facilities. It discusses the treatment techniques devised by the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) to provide medical care to needy people at sustainable...
- The additional cost of obesity to the health service and the potential for resource savings from effective interventions. Bagust, Adrian; Roberts, B. Lynne; Haycox, Alan R.; Barrow, Steve // European Journal of Public Health;Dec1999, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p258
Presents a study that estimated the major incremental costs incurred by the British National Health Service which are associated with obesity. Estimated magnitude of reductions in health care spending; Information on obesity; Analysis of the 1995 to 1996 Hospital Episode Statistics survey data...
- Can emigrants get free NHS treatments? Ainsworth, Steve // Pulse;4/7/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p76
Answers a question on when a British citizen living overseas can expect National Health Service treatment.
- Britain set to charge migrants hefty medical fees. // Eastern Eye;7/18/2014, Issue 1260, p10
The article reports that the visitors to Great Britain from outside the European Union (EU) who need medical attention will not be eligible for free healthcare under the British National Health Service (NHS) as part of plans to save nearly Â£500 million a year.
- Â£12 million for new Walk-In Centres. Cooper, Richard // British Journal of Perioperative Nursing;Nov2004, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p472
Reports on the plan of the National Health Service to expand its number of Walk-In Centers across England. Function of the facility; Citations of the locations; Total number of centers to be established.
- Complaints system reform 'is not about catching another Shipman' // Pulse;2/2/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the plan of the British government to reform the complaints system of the National Health Services. Approach to complaints about general practitioners; Design of the complaints system; Proposal of the government to double the length of time answering the complaint of patients.
- PCTs told to offer 24-hour polyclinics. Ireland, Tom // GP: General Practitioner;3/28/2008, p1
The article reports on the polyclinic plans of the National Health Service which require polyclinics in London, England to open for 18-24 hours a day. GPC chairman Laurence Buckman claims that the plan will only provide an inferior service to a small number of patients. A survey of general...