British Medical Association urges health secretary to slow down implementation of non-emergency number to allow for proper assessment The British Medical Association (BMA) has written to health secretary Andrew Lansley over concerns about the implementation of the NHS 111 24-hour non-emergency phone...
Two NHS organisations join forces to tweet the '12 days of #NHSxmas' to help patients choose the right service over Christmas Two NHS organisations have teamed for a Twitter campaign that will direct patients in London to the right services during the festive season. The 12-day 'choose well'...
Primary care trust acts as lead commissioner for non-emergency 111 service in north-west of England NHS Blackpool is leading a procurement that will see the implementation of an NHS 111 non-emergency service offering patients NHS care and advice over the telephone and online in the north-west of England...
Department of Health says trial shows telehealth can provide significant benefits for patients and providers Telehealth technologies can reduce mortality, hospital admissions, the number of bed days spent in hospital and the time spent in A&E, according to the initial findings of a study by the Department...
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Tue, Dec 6 2011
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British Medical Association issues guidance to warn doctors and medical students about the dangers of getting too close to patients through social media Doctors are should not accept Facebook requests from current and former patients and should consider adopting "conservative privacy settings"...