UK Health Newswire Archive
15-05-2008 18:43One less target for the AR2008 gathering...
15-05-2008 12:06Tuesday 20 May, 5.30pm
Outside Parliament - details to be confirmed
Defend 24 Weeks – no reduction in abortion time limit
Called by Abortion Rights www.abortionrights.org.uk
14-05-2008 19:39A Film about American birth culture. It explores the fundamental question of whether most births should be viewed as a natural life process, or treated as potential medical emergecies.
said Sathya Narayana... the FBI's leadership with its pawn judges
and prosecutors projects violence
onto gentle people who seek to make the world
safe for animals through education, lawsuits, and
other conscience motivated nonviolence.
11-05-2008 12:02To encourage a climate-friendly and non-corporate approach to catering a new social enterprise is to launch in Coventry on Friday 23rd May.
10-05-2008 23:36Food Standards has got to give their loyalty to the people of the UK and not aspartame manufacturers. They coverup the toxicity of aspartame even when the facts are right in front of them.
08-05-2008 16:20The Bush-Cheney administration’s Department of Homeland Security, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have collectively set guidelines that recommend in the event of a "pandemic" or mass crisis that the elderly, the sick, the severely injured, and the poor will be denied life-saving medical treatment.
06-05-2008 15:31In just a few weeks British MPs will decide whether to allow scientists to start research on the ultimate step in genetic engineering: the creation of GM ‘designer’ human beings. In the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, now going through Parliament, the Government wants to allow the creation of GM human embryos, as the first step towards developing "safe" technology for creating GM babies. The creation of GM babies is not just a hypothetical scenario: leading British scientists, such as Robert Winston and Ian Wilmut, have already patented techniques for doing this, including patenting human semen and embryos.
If you care about the impact of GM on food and the environment it makes no sense to be quiet about this.
Indian High Commission, The Aldwych, London WC1
(nearest tube: Holborn)
03-05-2008 13:09When looking for jobs on the NHS jobs website, (www.jobs.nhs.uk) I found this advert for an 'Overseas Patients Co-ordinator', ie. a debt- collector for people deemed ineligible for treatment by the NHS. By this read 'asylum seekers, undocumented migrants' etc. The job description makes a shocking read. I'm sure most of this is in contravention with the Professional bodies Codes of conduct (General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council). People might want to give Tina Niblett (Private and Overseas Patients Manager For Haywards Heath Hospital) a call on 01273 696955 extension 7030 or email- firstname.lastname@example.org or have a demonstration if they can find out when interviews are held...
28-04-2008 17:45Award-winning Documentary hits Hackney. Twice.
27-04-2008 08:53This is a great event concerning the growing social movement against diseases caused by capitalism. Asbestos is going to cause a growing number of deaths for years to come and it is important to be aware that it is in schools, workplaces and hospitals near you.
26-04-2008 15:44This information campaign is dedicated to the victims of Novartis AG: Gunned-down Brazilian farmers - Tortured, maimed and killed animals in labs - Victims of sexual exploitation by the management - Africans left to die for profit - Patients poisoned and killed with harmful drugs - Babies fed with unhealthy food