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Traditional healers in Mozambique contribute to HIV care delays

If you're a native of rural Mozambique who contracts HIV and becomes symptomatic, before seeking clinical testing and treatment, you'll likely consult a traditional healer.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 4 years ago
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Adults catch flu 'only twice every 10 years'

A new study that suggests that adults aged 30 and older only catch flu an average of twice every 10 years, while children are likely to contract the virus much more frequently.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 4 years ago
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Tranexamic acid for preventing bleeding after delivery | Cochrane

Postpartum haemorrhage is a common and an occasionally life-threatening complication of labour. The majority of women receive drugs that directly stimulate the uterus (prophylactic uterotonics) during childbirth to prevent haemorrhages resulting from failure of the uterine muscle to contract normally (uterine atony).  
cochrane.org
almost 4 years ago
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Private firm gets £400m contract to run NHS administrative services in England

Capita, one of the biggest outsourcing companies in the United Kingdom, has been announced as the “preferred provider” of a £400m (€560m; $630m) contract to provide back-office administrative support services to the NHS in England.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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New consultant contract will exclude “opt-out” for weekend working, says government

The BMA has set itself up for a six week battle with the government over reforms to consultants’ contracts, after the health secretary said that a new contract would be imposed on the profession if negotiations over seven day working with the union were not fruitful.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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New GP contract sets out less bureaucracy and more responsibility for patients

All general practices in England will have to display GPs’ average net earnings in 2014-15 on their websites by the end of March 2016, under terms agreed in the new general medical services (GMS) contract for GPs.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Monitor to investigate CCGs’ contract decision in test case

Monitor, regulator of the NHS in England, is launching an investigation into a commissioning decision made by four clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in London, after a private sector provider that lost out on a contract complained.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Junior doctors will not re-enter contract negotiations with government

The BMA said that junior doctors had rejected the government’s attempts to “force through a new contract” and called on the government to “reverse their hardline stance and work with junior doctors in a genuine negotiation without artificial deadlines.”  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Protecting patients and keeping Britain healthy | Letters

Letters: Junior doctors are not prepared to accept changes to their contracts that would negatively impact on patient care and doctor safety  
theguardian.com
over 3 years ago
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T Mobile Customer Service Contact Number

T Mobile is one of the leading telecommunication providers in the United Kingdom. It together with EE and Orange covers more than 96 % of the population throughout the UK. T mobile is providing fast and efficient 3G network services to its millions of customers. The company is providing the best tariffs that can suit every customer’s needs. T mobile offers pay as you go plans and pay monthly contract to suit customer needs. For more details about T Mobile, you can call at T Mobile Contact Number given by us on this website.  
fixithere.net
over 3 years ago
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What next for hospital doctors’ contracts?

As the UK government prepares to change the standard contracts for junior doctors and consultants, Abi Rimmer and Ingrid Torjesen ask what the profession can expect to happen next  
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over 3 years ago
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What next for hospital doctors’ contracts?

As the UK government prepares to change the standard contracts for junior doctors and consultants, Abi Rimmer and Ingrid Torjesen ask what the profession can expect to happen next  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Seven day working: why the health secretary’s proposal is not as simple as it sounds

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s recent declaration that he wants to see most hospital doctors on “seven day contracts” to enable weekend working provoked the ire of many NHS staff, who have been using the Twitter hashtag #iminworkjeremy to show they already work at weekends. Helen Crump explores the evidence behind the proposal and its financial implications  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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'Transmittable Alzheimer's' concept raised - BBC News

People might be able to contract Alzheimer's during certain medical procedures, just like they can catch the brain disease CJD, say researchers.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Consultants agree to contract talks over weekend working - BBC News

Negotiations over reforms to consultant contracts, including the end of a right to opt out of weekend work, have begun, the British Medical Association says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Kent GPs commission surgical services from France

NHS patients in Kent will have the option of travelling to France for surgery, after the Centre Hospitalier de Calais won a contract to provide treatment to NHS patients of the South Kent Coast clinical commissioning group (CCG).  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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GPs’ income fell 3% in a year, UK data show

GPs’ average income before tax in 2013-14 was £90 200 (€124 000; $140 000), a 3% decrease on the 2012-13 figure, shows an analysis by the NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre.1 The figures relate to UK GPs on the general medical services (GMS) contract and the primary medical services (PMS) contract and to salaried GPs.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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BMA agrees to re-enter talks over new consultant contract

The BMA has agreed to re-enter negotiations with NHS Employers on the consultant contract in England after the association’s Consultants Committee voted on the issue.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Infants More Likely to Contract Pertussis From Siblings

After 2008, siblings replaced mothers as the main source of infection, possibly because of waning immunity after childhood vaccination.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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End to private contracts 'helped fuel NHS waiting crisis' - BBC News

A decision to pull the plug on a private health contract has helped fuel a waiting list crisis in Northern Ireland, the health board says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago