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NHS told to ditch 'outdated' pagers

The NHS has been told to stop using pagers for communications by 2021, in order to save money. The health service still uses about 130,000 pagers, which is about 10% of the total left in use globally. They cost the NHS about £6.6m a year, because only one service provider supports them. Health Secretary Matt… Read More »

Viewpoints: Get Serious, Ditch Talk About Rights And Privilege When It Comes To ‘Medicare For All’; Check Out How Long Canadians Wait For Special Treatment

Editorial writers weigh in on health care issues. Stat: Medicare For All Is About Trade-Offs, Not Rights And Privileges Is health care a right or a privilege? That question dominates our thinking about U.S. health policy and often shapes critical political choices. Unfortunately, it also prevents an honest discussion about the trade-offs in health coverage.… Read More »