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Sickness absences in the UK at lowest level since 1993

The Office for National statistics (ONS) released its Labour Force Survey on Tuesday, which revealed that fewer working days are being lost to sickness absence in the UK, compared to two decades ago. According to the survey, 131 million days […]

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Carillion to invest in Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Carillion, an integrated support services company with a large portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and extensive construction capabilities, revealed on Monday that as the preferred bidder for


Will Mass NHS Job Losses Affect Standards of Care in Hospitals?

Royal Bolton Hospital announced this week that it would be axing roughly 300 posts while Norfolk and Suffolk’s mental health trust stated that up to 500 jobs could


Soaring medical malpractice claims place more strain on the NHS

With the economy under strain at present, budget cuts have been made to many public bodies and institutions, including the NHS. With life expectancy increasing and treatment lists


Trust spend 10k on teaching staff to smile

HEALTH chiefs were blasted on Friday after wasting £10,000 of taxpayers’ cash running workshops – encouraging staff to SMILE. Doctors and nurses have also been issued with punishment cards

Fresenius to boost hospital business

More NHS staff to benefit from NHS pension contribution freeze

Consultation leads to greater protection for lower paid

Over half a million extra staff will not need to pay any extra into their pensions next year, the Department of

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Illegal immigrant at hospital costs taxpayer 100k

AN illegal immigrant uneligible for NHS healthcare has been staying at a British hospital for more than a year - costing taxpayers GBP100,000. The Pakistani national - whose visa

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£4 million investment in NHS stem cell services will save lives

A life a month could be saved thanks to a £4 million investment by the Government in NHS stem cell services, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. The

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