UK Health Newswire Archive
13-07-2006 19:35Health workers will demonstrate outside Southport and Ormskirk hospitals in response to its latest round of job cuts. Amicus and other unions will mount two protests next week after the NHS trust revealed it will sack more than eighty staff in coming months.
13-07-2006 17:08Ambulance workers across Merseyside and Cheshire have gone on strike in a dispute over pay. Technicians, who assist paramedics in ambulances, began a 24-hour walkout on Thursday after the collapse of pay talks on Wednesday night.
Details as to where, when and to whom not stated.
An action for clean and reliable drinking water at the Ministry for Internal Affairs in Tirana, Albania
Rebellious clowns handed out some of Tirana's finest tabwater, which was refused by most passers by... The Water Daughters were dressed in costumes showcasting the problems and got passers by involved by asking them what they would do to contribute to cleaner water. The messages were pinned onto a washing line hung across the Ministry building. A large banner in front of the building stated: 'Are you killing time or is time killing you?' aimed at most Albanians very laid back attitude towards these problems. Supposedly the Minister was on holiday when asked for by the demonstrators...
National TV channels, newspapers as well as various media activists covered the action. The action was the final outcome of the week of workshops as part of the Art and Activism Caravan, which is currently touring the Balkans. For more information and full coverage see: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/actions/2006/aa
13-07-2006 12:54Brazilian study confirm the findings of Duke University Medical Center researchers that cardiac glycosides provide neuroprotection in stroke occurrence. It was a study of 28 years that showed a low mortality for stroke in 1150 cardiac patients taking these drugs.
Plastic Cosmetic Surgeons-Doctors, skin - dermatologists in India had started procedures of Surgical Body Piercing like western countries to cater the upcoming needs of modern trends as per universal demands.
11-07-2006 18:09Italian Embassy Cover up Continues
11-07-2006 14:22Tragedy struck the fourteenth annual Dunwich Dynamo ride as the cyclists--thought to be more than 600 strong--headed over Essex' North Weald.
An off duty nurse and doctor at the scene did what they could, but when the ambulance arrived it was too late.
Two of his friends, and many other riders, rode on; some turned back at the news.
Still we rode.
11-07-2006 12:30An ambulance strike on Merseyside looks more likely this afternoon, after there no deal was agreed in pay talks yesterday. Ambulance Service Union leaders last night agreed to meet their employers one last time within the next 48 hours, after they submitted a list of demands through negotiators Acas.
10-07-2006 19:14The Welfare Reform Bill was presented in Parliament last week, with far-reaching implications for the country’s two and a half million Incapacity Benefit recipients.
07-07-2006 23:59+ VICTIMS' AGONY AS DRUGS FIRM GOES BUST
The Daily Mail reports that the victims of the 'Elephant Man' drug trials have
been left in even more misery after the company that made the drug went bust.
However, the article omits to mention that this drug - TGN1412 - with its
disastrous and "unexpected biological effect" was genetically engineered.
07-07-2006 12:3983 people will be sacked and many unnamed patients will die, because Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust have been ordered to claw back fourteen million pounds over two years.
06-07-2006 14:52The National Autistic Society (NAS), the UK’s leading charity for people with autism and their families is holding a one day programme in Cambridge next Tuesday 12th July to help those living with autism in the local area.