from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. National Health Service

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  • At it's simplest, to send a referral letter securely and quickly. nhs. net will allow that, but my local NHS hospital doesn't use nhs. net.

    E-Health Primary Care

  • north hertfordshire nhs trust. up to £55k plus benefits including NHS pension scheme. accord housing. we are expanding our services and looking for a ta ….

    The Guardian World News

  • The policy on top-up care (where the NHS is asked to provide follow-up for private treatments not administered under their auspices) was reviewed in late 2008 (bit. ly/9L9pkZ), surveying how other countries with actual healthcare systems deal with the issue, and new guidelines were issued (bit. ly/KhkHM) over a year ago.

    Matthew Yglesias » 2017

  • Jus like in the UK where the NHS is the voting base of the Labor party, we can have the gov't healthcare workers from our nearly 100 new agencies, become our voting base for generations to come.

    Why so many different health care votes?

  • Holmes lobbed a donkey-drop to him to enquire about where the money for all this would come from, bearing in mind that the NHS is already strapped for cash.

    Brown's Whirling Dervishes

  • Basically the management/org of the NHS is the same as it was in 1997.

    I Can Tell We’re Going To Be Friends « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Now, because I reside in the UK, I am covered through the National Health Service (although I'll suspend my thoughts on how well the NHS is actually working these days for now) which is free at the point of service.

    A Sunday Not-So-Funny...

  • The Bish predictably comes to Blears rescue and mutters inanities about how wonderful the NHS is and it shouldn't be dismantled.

    Question Time: The Live Blog

  • The fact that the NHS is an entirely public body, funded by the State and providing health care free at the point of delivery, was irrelevant for determining whether the situation fell within the scope of the Treaty.

    Towards a European Health Service

  • Thus a third strength of the NHS is the containment of direct patient-generated demand through this two-stage system.

    Universality Under Siege


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