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National Health Service

Most commonly called the NHS. The collective name for the publicly-funded health care systems in the United Kingdom. The governments of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales operate their NHS systems independently, while the UK government controls the NHS in England. Each NHS system is funded entirely by the government and provides most services free of charge for patients. Critics contend that the NHS is too expensive for taxpayers and that inefficiency has led to long wait times for medical care. However, it has remained popular among many people in the UK.
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Like the freshly orphaned toddlers there, I was dependent on the goodwill of others, from the sister of the ward to the cleaners in the British National Health Service hierarchy for the simplest of human needs: from a sip of water to adjustment of the morphine drip.
The British National Health Service (NHS) was formed and The World Health Organization was established by the United Nations.
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But in a sign that the new directive could still face problems, the British national health service has said it would not fund any care abroad that would not be provided in Britain.
The British National Health Service (NHS) has completed two pilot studies to have doctors carry out abortions in their offices.
The British National Health Service used to do exactly what the Physicians' Working Group wants to do: It paid hospitals a fixed price for operating expenses and controlled capital expenditures to limit expansion and the purchase of new technologies.
Professor Marcus Longley believes that it is a collection of absurdities I WANT to explore what exactly the British National Health Service is, in all its marvellous absurdity.
The quality-adjusted life-year data contributed to the successful effort to get MS disease-modifying drugs accepted by the British National Health Service.
The trial, funded by the British National Health Service and the largest of its type ever conducted, will investigate the specific impact of nicotine on the developing human fetus and subsequently in infancy.
Evidence summary The British National Health Service Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme published a systematic review on optimal brain imaging strategies for the diagnosis of stroke in July 2004.
They are more accurate than the best surgeon in the world," said Mary Jones, a research nurse with the biosurgical research unit at the British National Health Service in Bridgend, Wales.
With the current level of investment in the British National Health Service it is astounding that there is such a shortage of good books on hospital buildings where best practice with regard to both design and models of care are explained through a series of well researched and illustrated case studies.

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