Medical Costs

Why the NHS Should Be Treasured

Tracey Morgan | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK
Tracey Morgan

I have a friend in the US who can no longer afford medical insurance. He needs a hernia op and is often in tremendous pain, however even if he had insurance the operation he needs would cost him $3000, without insurance the cheapest he has found is $12000, so what does he do? He lives with the pain everyday.

The Top 10 Worst Side Effects of Pharmaceuticals Taken Daily in the UK

Rob Blakeman | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

In light of this weeks' news that the world's biggest drug company Pfizer is trying to buy AstraZeneca to become one of the ten biggest companies in the world I thought we should take a look at what these pharmaceutical companies get away with daily.

Nurses Owed Thousands in Overpaid Tax

Vikki Geary | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK
Vikki Geary

The nursing profession requires not just an enormous time and emotional commitment, but a financial commitment as well. In fact, every year thousands of pounds in overpaid tax goes unclaimed by nurses unaware of the financial support available to them.

Why Skype is Not the Answer for the NHS (But the Internet Might Be)

Rachel Carrell | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Carrell

Dr Hennessey lives in London. Dave lives in Newcastle. They've never met. Dave's entire consultation was conducted over the internet and telephone. His inhaler was sent through the post.