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Ambulance service leaders said these delays put patients at risk of harm – and delayed them answering other emergency calls. Dangerous delays for people needing emergency care are putting them at risk, the ambulance service is warning. The acute concern about the NHS’s ability to cope with the rising tide of illness deepened last night when A&E doctors claimed that a government plan launched a year ago to relieve the strain on overcrowded emergency departments had made no difference.

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The company said it expects electronic payment functionality to be restored by March 15, and it will start to test connectivity with its claims network and software on March 18. The company said in a release Thursday that electronic prescribing is “now fully functional,” and payment transmission and claim submissions are currently available. UnitedHealth Group on Thursday said it expects to restore Change Healthcare’s systems by mid-March. Hundreds, not thousands, occupied the Turkish site of Çatalhöyük nearly 9,000 years ago, undermining arguments for a Neolithic social revolution. A new family of COVID variants are becoming dominant in the U.S. at a crucial time for vaccine decision-making.

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The experience Lee Vaughan, 50, who works as a leisure centre manager in Sheffield, illustrates how those with health problems can be supported. They include age, family history and ethnicity, but being overweight is a major cause. The hospital waiting list has been rising pretty consistently for the past decade as spending on the health service has been squeezed. But the situation has been made worse by the increasing difficulty people face getting treatment, says Tracey Loftis, head of policy at Versus Arthritis. Chronic pain is known as the invisible condition, says the charity Versus Arthritis, because it so often goes unseen.

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Proposed Hong Kong medical school will train ‘new generation’ of tech-savvy doctors HKUST president Nancy Ip says she hopes doctors trained by university will help to alleviate city’s long-standing shortage of medical professionals. COVID-19 has been a pivotal moment in many ways, and offers a unique opportunity to build back a better, greener, healthier world. Our Manifesto for a Healthy Recovery from COVID-19, with its goals of addressing climate change and health, reducing air pollution and improving air quality, can play a major role in making this happen. So in 2021, countries around the world will need to continue battle COVID-19 .

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