You may think you know single payer systems, but do you really? Last week, the NHS celebrated 70 years of existence. The Guardian has an interactive article that you can use to guess how health care in England has changed over the past 70 years. I encourage you to read the article and test your own knowledge , but some key statistics from the article are below … [Read more...] about How has the NHS change over 70 years?
#futureofpublichealth: this is the second in a series of blogs that aims to champion the prevention delivered in NHS settings as part of the NHS at 70 celebrations and FPH’s public health funding campaign The success in the decreasing prevalence of smokers in the UK is largely due to programmes and actions taken out of the hospital. Since 1999 the public has had … [Read more...] about Prevention in the NHS works best with a joined-up approach
Derek Lyons is one of the countless Massachusetts residents who cross the border every year to stock up for the Fourth of July. "So they are illegal in Mass., but I came up today," said Lyons. "I'm having a small get-together with a couple of people and I like to set them off." He thinks police have better things to do. "Haven't got caught before, knock on wood," said the … [Read more...] about ‘Haven’t Got Caught Before’: Massachusetts Residents Flock to NH to Buy Fireworks
Nurse Study group - Credit Queens Nursing Institute The birth of the NHS back in 1948 was a watershed moment in the nation’s history and over the past 70 years it has become an integral part of the national character and, in many ways, a reflection of society. Nurses and midwives have provided the bedrock of the NHS from the very start and as the world has changed and … [Read more...] about Blog Public health matters Celebrating 70 years of the NHS and the role of nursing
DOVER, NH (CBS) – The death of an infant at a Dover, NH daycare is under investigation. Police were called to the Honey Hill Child Care Center on Central Ave Thursday afternoon. The baby was found unconscious and not breathing and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police have not released the name of the child. An autopsy will be performed Friday morning to … [Read more...] about Dover, NH Police Investigating Death Of Infant At Daycare