Navigation Links
New Novel Looks at British NHS from the Inside
Date:1/20/2013

Surrey, England (PRWEB) January 21, 2013

Acklima Akbar’s new novel “And Then There Was Swine Flu: The Diary of an NHS Manager” (published by AuthorHouse) offers an invaluable and rare insight into what makes the British National Health Service the fascinating monolith that it has become over the centuries. In it, she explores many of the topics so relevant around the world, such as the monetary cost of health care versus care standards.

“I worked in the NHS for 29 years as a nurse, a senior nurse then as a Clinical Services Manager,” Akbar says. “During this time I was privileged to share a wealth of experience with some fascinating characters.”

An excerpt from “And Then There Was Swine Flu”:

“Mary responds, ‘I shall answer this. Of course we cannot enforce a rule that the majority of you are totally against but saying that, we can reasonably request key members of staff to report for duty during a crisis. This is in the Code Red Policy handbook. When we join the NHS we commit ourselves to providing a service and this is one of the times when it is crucial that you honour your commitment. Failure to cooperate will not bring about the end of your career but a willingness to cooperate will certainly enhance it.’”

Akbar knows, from her decades of experience in the field, that there is an audience for her book. “The storyline and the characters will resonate with anyone who is in the medical field
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Fox Chase researchers discover novel role of the NEDD9 gene in early stages of breast cancer
2. IRSF awards $1.5 million for novel basic and translational research programs
3. Nobel laureate James Watson publishes novel hypothesis on curing late-stage cancers
4. PolyU Researchers Develop Novel Treatment for People with Hemiplegic Arms
5. 2 novel treatments for retinitis pigmentosa move closer to clinical trials
6. Neurological Wellness Center's Novel Neuro-Inflammation Inhibition Procedure that Induces Rapid Recovery from Alzheimer's, Stroke and Brain Injury is Now Being Taught in a Newly Released Video
7. Novel test identifies patients most likely to benefit from ALK inhibition therapy
8. Novel drug therapy targets aggressive form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma
9. Novel therapeutic agents provide hope for patients with hard-to-treat blood disorders
10. Researchers develop novel 3-D culture system for inflammatory breast cancer
11. ACNP: Novel NMDA receptor modulator significantly reduces depression scores within hours
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/3/2015)... 2015 After the holiday season, many ... fitness and exercise. Community Health Center of Snohomish County ... ways that families in Everett, Marysville, and the entire ... , CHC says, “While it’s relatively simple to ... veggies, many families wonder how to keep exercise fun ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 The ... which covers some great ideas when planning an Eco-vacation. ... with an environmentally friendly approach. The segment will explore ... a hotel or resort’s sustainability policy, request Earth-friendly choices ... also remind viewers about how to save electricity while ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... Sponsors of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans ... significant proposed changes to sift through as a result ... Letter released Feb. 20. The potential pay changes alone ... with the type and location of the plan’s membership. ... on them before CMS issues the final notice and ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... March 03, 2015 Dr. Stephen ... Wilmington, NC has achieved Accredited Member Status ... , He achieved this accomplishment after completing a ... as well as the submission of clinical cases ... Wilmington, NC grew up in Connecticut, Charlotte, North ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... UT (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 ... innovative, user-friendly website that focuses on providing an ... boarding schools, and addiction treatment for clients ranging ... residential interventions on the site have a wide ... autism spectrum disorders, severe learning disabilities, drug rehabilitation, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:6 Wintertime Weight Loss Tips for Family Fitness Presented by Community Health Center of Snohomish County in Recent Article 2Health News:Forbes Living Segment on Planning an Eco-Vacation in the Works 2Health News:March 12 Webinar to Analyze Implications of CMS’s ’45-Day Notice’ and 2016 Call Letter for MA and Part D Plans 2Health News:Dr. Edgerton, a Dentist in Wilmington, NC, Achieves Accredited Status in AACD 2Health News:All Kinds of Therapy – New Website for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Launches Today 2
... new programme has been initiated to by the government to ... cervical cancer. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation want ... done for secondary school first year. And there is expected ... 16. ,The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix have been ...
... more likely than women to sustain severe human bite injuries ... published in the July issue of the Emergency Medicine Journal ... brawls at weekends or public holidays and in most cases ... patients requiring assessment for human bite wounds by the plastic ...
... group of Filipino women exposed themselves outside the Supreme ... formula companies launched a legal challenge against advertising restrictions ... and 72, said they had all raised healthy children ... reveal hand-painted slogans across their breasts. ...
... A three member-team of the National Commission for Women (NCW) ... today to investigate the unearthing of a large number of ... authorities to get first hand information of the case and ... told reporters that they felt the need to seek first ...
... have invented a device that mimics the naturally disinfecting ... of reactive hydrogen radicals into the atmosphere , killing ... Disinfector can be used to purge hospital wards of ... simply by opening all the windows of hospital wards, ...
... Actress Sharon Stone and other star are heading for Dubai ... the project amfAR hopes top raise maximum money from the ... for its discrimination towards HIV patients, as well as gay ... US state department, 'government officials discriminated against prisoners with HIV ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cervical Cancer Vaccine for the 12 Year Old 2Health News:Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies 2Health News:New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes 2
(Date:3/3/2015)... LOS ANGELES , March 3, 2015 ... that Andrew Gengos , Chief Executive Officer of ... at the 27 th Annual ROTH Conference on ... the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Laguna Niguel , ... webcast of the ROTH presentation, please log on through ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... YORK , March 3, 2015  Immune Pharmaceuticals ... announced today that Dr. Daniel Teper , Chief ... on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm local ... The presentation will be webcast. ... About Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc. ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Ill. , March 2, 2015 Cure SMA ... California Institute of Biomedical Research (CALIBR). This funding is an ... in 2012, with a $700,000 Cure SMA grant to Dr. ... drug discovery program, "Optimization of Small Molecules that Increase ... Survival motor neuron (SMN) protein is critical to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ImmunoCellular Therapeutics to Present at ROTH Conference on March 10th 2Immune Pharmaceuticals To Present At The Roth Conference 2Immune Pharmaceuticals To Present At The Roth Conference 3Cure SMA Announces $315,000 Grant to California Institute of Biomedical Research 2Cure SMA Announces $315,000 Grant to California Institute of Biomedical Research 3
... 2011 Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), a ... that the company will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein ... in New York. The presentation is scheduled to ... 2011.  It will be available to all interested parties through ...
... May 12, 2011 Men and women infected with ... their sexual partners through initiation of oral antiretroviral therapy ... study conducted by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), ... HIV through cutting-edge biomedical, behavioral, and structural interventions. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 2Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 3Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 4Initiation of Antiretroviral Treatment Protects Uninfected Sexual Partners from HIV Infection (HPTN Study 052) 5
... UltraFix MiniMite Suture Anchor System ... the market that will accept ... surface until deployed eliminates tissue, ... its ultra smooth eyelet hole ...
... The R-F10 simplifies the ... unprecedented degree - all operations ... a press of the Start ... the entire series of steps ...
... imaging have become more acute. The ... radiation exposure to both patient and staff ... and Bi-Plane systems. In keeping with ... in price/value relationship, four bi-plane imaging configurations ...
... HARMONY Cardiology Module incorporates an integrated ... Open Systems Technology mandated by the ... Allowing for easy access to hospital ... HARMONY provides new efficiency with electronic ...
Medicine Products: