UK Health Newswire Archive
14-12-2007 16:47The Fresno Bee is reporting: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued findings of its investigation into the infections of at least 12 cardiac surgery patients at Saint Agnes Medical Center earlier this year, but refused to release them to the public.
12th December 2007
Chris Dowdeswell (Western Animal Rights Network) – 01452 539673
Activists from around the country are travelling for a national march and demonstration in Ledbury this Saturday 15th December commencing at 12:00 from Ledbury train station marching through the town centre and through residential areas.
13-12-2007 20:54Reuters is reporting from Toronto — Canada suspended use of three batches of a mumps vaccine this week after five people fell ill in the middle of a massive vaccination campaign.
13-12-2007 13:59Sean Taylor, who has won a Gold Medal in the annual Book Trust Children's Book Awards has refused the prize money from the sponsor, Nestle because of the company's record on baby food marketing.
13-12-2007 04:39NHS Trust bosses this week rejected mental health nurse Karen Reissman's appeal against her dismissal.
12-12-2007 17:40Karen is a Psychiatric Nurse with Manchester Mental Health Trust.
Karen is the Chair of the UNISON Branch and a member of UNISON’s Health Service Group Executive.
Karen has been sacked by her employer for;
• Speaking out against NHS cuts and Privatisation
• Telling people she was being disciplined
• Protest her innocence
Karen has received fantastic support from her colleagues who are currently on indefinite strike.
Come along to the meeting to hear Karen explain what has happened.
10-12-2007 02:31The Baltimore Sun is reporting: KAMPALA, Uganda — Health workers, including two physicians, are among the dead in an Ebola outbreak in Uganda, spreading fear among doctors and nurses needed to help treat victims of the highly contagious disease, officials said.
07-12-2007 20:48On Sat 8th December SPEAK will be holding a demonstration in Oxford to remember Felix and to highlight the plight of the other nine Macaque monkeys who are destined to suffer the same fate as him in the next four years. This will be followed by a fundraiser at Oxford Rugby Club in North Hinksey from 7pm
07-12-2007 12:58We are now asking the people of Sheffield UK to register their support to gain a license to operate a FREE, emission-free transport service in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
06-12-2007 10:33As HM Revenue & Customs loses 25 million confidential records in the post, the programme to introduce a centralised NHS database slouches on, only delayed by a classically wasteful PFI project. Total data transparency may be good for corporations and security obsessed governments, but what does it mean for the recipients of ‘joined-up care’?, asks Damian Abbott