Thursday, March 21, 2019

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Health Europa brings you the latest Health Policy News from across the field of European Healthcare & Social Care Policy.

Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Has a new solution to battle the NHS waiting room mayhem been found?

Dealing with 1 million patients every 36 hours comes at a cost, but could using something as simple as telephone communication prevent the NHS...
Overcrowded hospitals are becoming increasingly common ahead of Christmas

Overcrowded hospitals becoming increasingly common before Christmas

According to the BBC, England is experiencing overcrowded hospitals with eight accident and emergency units having had to turn away patients arriving in ambulances. The...
Its time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

It’s time the world hears more about Universal Health Coverage

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the much needed movement whereby all individuals and communities receive health services without suffering financial hardship. Today, 12 December 2018,...
Pharma professionals: Brexit to have negative impact on UK healthcare sector

Pharma professionals: Brexit to have negative impact on UK healthcare sector

According to latest GlobalData survey, 59% of healthcare pharma professionals have a negative sentiment about Brexit’s impact on the UK healthcare sector. Negative sentiment amongst...
Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

Medical cannabis to be licensed in Greece

In an attempt to tap into the market worth billions, earlier this week Greece issued the first licence to private companies allowing the growth...
Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Time to talk air pollutants and the monumental impact on health

Over the recent decades more proof has shown that air pollutants are related to adverse health effects, so it’s time to re-evaluate air quality...
Spotlight: the European Public Health Association

Spotlight: the European Public Health Association

The European Public Health Association is committed to delivering a healthier future for the people of Europe. Read more as Health Europa explores. The European...
The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

The growth of medical cannabis in Europe

Stephen Murphy, the co-founder and managing director of Prohibition Partners, shares his thoughts on the evolving landscape of medical cannabis in Europe and looks...
Sugar tax news: research shows staggering support for sugar reduction

Sugar tax news: research shows staggering support for sugar reduction

New survey from Public Health England (PHE) shows overwhelming public support for decreasing sugar and calories in everyday foods, bringing a positive wave of...
UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

UK Government immigration plan causes major concern for NHS

Focusing on getting the UK Government immigration plan right, NHS Employers chief executive voices his concern regarding the Prime Minister’s speech at the CBI...
Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap makes healthcare possible whenever, wherever

Fill That Gap is a small organisation with a big vision: to ensure qualified and experienced healthcare professionals are accessible to all. Several years ago,...
Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Relaxed air targets are tormenting northern China with smog air pollution

Northern China is now suffering with increased smog air pollution after the authorities relaxed air targets to encourage economic growth. Smog air pollution made a...

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