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Why some hospitals are having trouble recruiting doctors, nurses

The health care system has been plagued by shortages and churning out unqualified staff, leading some hospitals to cut their staff by up to 10 percent.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that nearly two-thirds of hospitals are experiencing a shortage of qualified health care workers.The department also reported that the number…


NHS is facing an unprecedented health crisis, according to independent report

Health Secretary Alex Trebek has revealed that NHS is experiencing an unprecedented crisis, with nearly half of all patients reporting significant stress and anxiety.┬áHe said he was “unable to imagine a worse time” to be a doctor and described NHS patients as “the least-well-off of all the services in Britain”.He also said that a large…


‘I just want to live my life’: Cardinal in Stanford case pleads not guilty

Stanford University Cardinal George Pell pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony charge that could land him up to 10 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for allegedly falsifying medical records in the case of a woman he was having an affair with.In a statement, Pell admitted to falsifying records for a patient who…


Health Minister says Queensland health plan is about the state’s future

Queensland’s health minister says he wants to “keep the Queensland way of life” as he prepares to release the Queensland Health Plan this month.Key points:Health Minister Steven Miles said the plan is an “all-inclusive package” that will deliver quality health care and quality outcomes for Queenslanders”The plan includes the health, education, housing, infrastructure, transport and…


Health Minister says Queensland health plan is about the state’s future

Queensland’s health minister says he wants to “keep the Queensland way of life” as he prepares to release the Queensland Health Plan this month.Key points:Health Minister Steven Miles said the plan is an “all-inclusive package” that will deliver quality health care and quality outcomes for Queenslanders”The plan includes the health, education, housing, infrastructure, transport and…


Health Minister says Queensland health plan is about the state’s future

Queensland’s health minister says he wants to “keep the Queensland way of life” as he prepares to release the Queensland Health Plan this month.Key points:Health Minister Steven Miles said the plan is an “all-inclusive package” that will deliver quality health care and quality outcomes for Queenslanders”The plan includes the health, education, housing, infrastructure, transport and…


Health insurance provider to be awarded $4.7M from India’s government to support diabetes coverage

Health insurance giant Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (NYSE: BLB) will award $4,7 million to support its diabetes coverage in India, the company said on Wednesday.The government has awarded $1.1 billion in concessional funding to cover health insurance providers to provide diabetes coverage, Blue Cross announced on its website.The company said it would use…