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UK National Health Service Company Profile
In England, health care may be (mostly) free, but somebody has to watch over it. The National Health Service (NHS) administers the country's health care and dental services, with funding and support from its Department of Health. The system is divided into 10 regional strategic health authorities, and those are divided into trusts, which include about 40,000 doctors and more than 500,000 other providers such as dentists, nurses, and ambulance staff. The NHS provides care through gatekeeper physicians (sometimes referred to as "consultants") who direct patients to specialists and more complex treatment as needed.
Headlines for UK National Health Service
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- Sun 5:59 am ET
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- Fri Jan 9
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- Wed Jan 14
Four months before election, UK's Cameron under pressure on healthcare
- Wed Jan 7
Ukip 'should stand up for bigots'
- Sat 8:59 pm ET
Doctors warn: don't make GP changes
- Tue Jan 13
Jamie Reed MP: The PM must take responsibility for the NHS crisis he's created
- Wed Jan 21
UK's first private NHS hospital provider Circle throws in towel
- Fri Jan 9
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- Fri Jan 9
Video aims to tackle GP shortage
- Fri Jan 23
Contact Information
Address: Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds LS2 7PD, United Kingdom
Phone:+44-20-7599-4200
Fax:
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:April
Key People
Chief Executive: David Nicholson
Director General Finance, Performance, and Operations: David Flory
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