Sunday, 8 December 2019

Tag Archives: NHS

Govt pledges 13bn pounds for 40 new hospitals across England

LONDON: The UK government has pledged 13 billion pounds ($15 billion) for 40 new hospital projects across England in the next decade. Under plans drawn up by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, the 13 billion pounds would be spent on creating “new” hospitals – either with entirely new buildings or revamping ...

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UK visa cost to rise for non-EU immigrants

LONDON: The overall cost of a UK visa for non-EU citizens willrise from December as part of plans to raise the immigration health surcharge (IHS), payable when students, professionals and family members apply for a visa. The current surcharge is £200 a year, and it will increase to £400, with ...

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British doctors, nurses hit back at Trump’s attack on NHS

LONDON: British doctors and nurses have hit back at Donald Trump after he said the NHS is “not working”. In a tweet, the US president said the health service in the UK is “going broke”, sparking angry responses from the British government and opposition politicians. But much of the ire ...

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NHS fees for migrants to double

LONDON: The amount paid by temporary migrants to use the NHS will double in order to raise an additional £220m a year for the NHS, the government has announced. The immigration health surcharge is paid by people from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who are seeking to live in ...

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Donald Trump claims UK health care system “not working”

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has mischaracterized protests over health care funding in Britain to attack Democrats for “pushing for Universal HealthCare. ” In an early morning tweet, Mr. Trump claimed the British system was “not working,” however in spite of huge financial strain – which many say has been ...

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Our drinking culture is a national disgrace

It may astound native Brits to know that most humans around the world do not get tanked up or legless on New Year’s Eve, or Thanksgiving, or Eid or Diwali or Baisakhi (the Sikh celebration) or Hanukkah, or weddings or baby-welcoming ceremonies, or indeed on any weekend night. It really ...

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First British Pregnant Man Gives Birth To Girl

LONDON: A 21-year-old man has become the first in Britain to give birth after he put his sex transition on hold to get pregnant by a sperm donor. Hayden Cross, who made headlines around the world earlier this year when he announced he was pregnant by a sperm donor, has ...

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Pregnant British man to be first to give birth in UK

LONDON: A 20-year-old transgender man will be the first male in the UK to give birth. Hayden Cross was born a girl and was going through hormone treatment for his transition; but unable to get assistance from the NHS to freeze his eggs prior to his full transition, he decided ...

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British couple found hanged in Cambodia

SIHANOUKVILLE: A British couple have been found hanged in Cambodia with their hands bound together and an apparent suicide note blaming the NHS for ‘constantly letting us down’. The couple have been named as Robert Wells, 36, from Sunderland, and his wife Imogen Goldie, 28, from Camberwell, south London. It is ...

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