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The cost of diagnostic uncertainty: sorting out the tigers from the pussycats in childhood fever
However, this “safest option” is not without consequences: overuse of antibiotics, rising antimicrobial resistance and significant cost to the child, family, society and the NHS. Increasing efficiency ... read more
Brexit, the NHS and the threat of dark money
Adam Ramsay, investigative journalist from Open Democracy, worries that Brexit could lead to the dismantling of the National Health Service (NHS). "The big concern about the NHS with Brexit ... is the ... read more
Another big bill for the £24m health centre that costs the NHS £2m a year to run and has NEVER been used
Another £1.5m could be spent turning part of a brand new health centre into OFFICE space because the NHS services it was originally intended for can’t afford the rent. As previously reported, the ... read more
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Netflix spends record $30 million on its Oscars campaign for Roma, double what the movie cost to make
The staggering amount, twice what the film itself cost to make, could mean a movie intended to be mainly watched on TV capturing the Best Picture gong for the first time. It was a prospect that ... read more
The NHS at 60: The Cost of Health
1/4 Examining the funding dilemmas surrounding dementia and mental health care services. read more
What a waste: The £1million cost of no-show patients at South Tyneside Hospital
New figures show that - in the 12 months to September - 10,170 people either missed a hospital appointment or turned up too late to be seen and cost South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust £1.22m in ... read more
GP at Hand offers free 24-hour access to a GP, but what is it costing the NHS?
Founded in 2014, it now has around 40,000 members. It’s funded by the NHS and offers users 24-hour access to GPs every day of the year. Read on to find out exactly how it works, the costs involved, ... read more
NHS pay: What about the rest of the public sector?
So, many NHS staff's pay will keep pace with the rising cost of living for the first time in seven years. That's not the case for police and prison officers. Both of their pay offers are below the 2.4 ... read more