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Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...control room –657 8369 Birla AT&T cellular helpline 98240- 1234 Gandhinagar – (02712)51911/51912/51913/51914/51915/51916/51917 Bhuj (02832) 50444 Ahmedabad (079) 5630200 NGOs – Red Cross society –011- 371 6411 <span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> Sewa – 07...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

...ion camps all over Mumbai. Glaxo has also set up a helpline in order to quit smoking. Glaxo had targeted 50,000 patients for its first year with Zyban. It has already crossed the target of 10,000 patients. It had also sponsored the academic grant for the global initiative for obstructive lung disease in order...

Frustrations Lead To self-harm

... there has been a 20% increase in the calls at its helpline since 1995. Self-harm may also result in suicidal tendencies. Illegal drugs have been offered to 46% of the UK’s teenaged population and 28% have actually tried out these drugs, while others have been experimenting with alcohol and sex at an early ag...

Unique Smoking Helpline Launched In Manchester

... with the NHS and Smoke Free North West. A special helpline has been instituted that also helps youngsters giv...ays that last year around 2,500 benefited from the helpline and gave up smoking, which is the leading cause of lung cancer and a host of other problems includin...

Unique Smoking Helpline Launched In Manchester

... with the NHS and Smoke Free North West. A special helpline has been instituted that also helps youngsters giv...ays that last year around 2,500 benefited from the helpline and gave up smoking, which is the leading cause of lung cancer and a host of other problems includin...

Blue Cross Signs Up 110,000 Minnesotans For Part D Medicare Plans

...n. Blue Cross has set up a special Medicare Part D helpline so enrollees can get help the same day by calling 1-888-832-0075. More information on Medicare Part D can be found at http://www.bluecrossmn.com....

Intimate Calisthenics: Rock your blues Away

...d succor, for all those nagging hiccups! The NHS helpline says "Forget about jogging round the block or struggling with sit-ups. The key for healthy living is, in fact, good bout of 'sexercise'." The NHS site goes all out to explain the positive effects of Orgasms, explaining how orgasms release painkille...

Pilot Study Proves Home Abortions ‘Safe’

... if she had been at home she would have called our helpline and she would have been given help." This development could encourage women to have medical abortions in GP surgeries, family planning clinics and in their own homes. ...

Change In Mental Makeup Could Prove Beneficial For Elders

...zens. The foundation has also recently started a helpline to find employment for the elderly as tutors, accountants and other tasks where their work experience and skills can be utilised with benefit to both sides. To focus on the issue of rising violence against and abuse of elders, India too will observ...

Reports Of A HIV Break Out Scare People Of A Holiday Island

...after several cases were confirmed. // A dedicated helpline has been inundated with concerned callers since th...at more than 200 people have contacted a telephone helpline set up in the wake of an HIV scare in St Ives. The confidential line (0845 850 9850) was set up last...

Need for More Talking Therapies for Treating Depression

...cording to the charity Mind says evidence from its helpline callers show 83% take medication while only 6% receive therapy for depression. The centers would be open to all adults of working age although it would specially target at the one in three people on Incapacity Benefit who have depression in a bid t...

Infected health worker possibly infects babies in the hospital

...t babies from contracting TB. It has also set up a helpline so that patients can call and clear their doubts. The hospital spokeswoman said that the trust is contacting all patients and staff to offer information, advice and reassurance....

NHS 24 Is A Failure. Says Sheriff

NHS 24 the helpline for the medical services has been blamed for failing to properly diagnose lethal conditions in two people who died later//. Sheriff James Tierney ruled that the system failed in case of a teenage girl and a 30-year-old man. "In each case, had these...

NHS 24 Fails To Save a Retired Nurse

Health service helpline NHS 24 has been criticized severely because a staf...ain in her lower abdomen. Hence she called the NHS helpline twice but the nurse curtly replied that she could not have an ambulance and had to wait for another ...

Smoking Ban Affects Gambling Clubs

...hend has found that calls received by the gambling helpline also reduced drastically from 42% to 28%. According to the statistics it was found that 58% of the gamblers smoked daily and the ban reduced this drastically. The other factor which aided in the reduction of the number of gamblers is the new gambli...

NHS 24 Helpline Service Improved Remarkably Says Health Minister

...inister, Andy Kerr, praised the services of NHS 24 helpline service stating that the service has improved remarkably, but added that the confidence on the Scotland's// health service phone line still remained fragile. The service dealing with out-of-hours health inquiries had come under severe criticism fol...

British Pupils Opt for Online Tuition from India

...nterest. "There's a difference between ringing a helpline to get a phone number and getting support with your education," a spokeswoman said. "Whether it is in India or Blackpool makes no difference to the quality of education that can be provided by a graduate in a call centre, compared to face-to-face h...

Injustice to cancer patients at work

...eported that 200 cancer patients had called up its helpline this year complaining of difficulties at work. A... of a risk'. I think that's very sad." The DRC's helpline has also received several calls from employers asking for clarification about the law. A DRC spokesm...

The Tech Savvy Patient Knocks on the Doors of Telemedicine and Virtual Clinics

...d suit with its share of attention.NHS direct, the helpline is known to answer about 25,000 calls a day, while the website records 1.5 million visits a month. GP Dr Mark Hamilton, who was behind the commencement of the survey said: "Chlamydia, ringworm or even depression could be in the top 20 because peopl...

Let Us All Join Government To Ban Child Labour

...nted,'' Government also has launched a toll-free helpline (1098) in October, operational in 70 cities. The helpline is being used for receiving distress calls about child labour from various parts of the banned secto...

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