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Haiti: Free health manual on line in Creole

Posted 03/02-10 at 11.58

Hesperian, a nonprofit publisher of community health books in Berkeley, California, has posted free downloads of emergency health information in Haitian Creole to help doctors, nurses, and others assisting victims of the devastating earthquake. ...

Health or Independence? Not both, says Law

Posted 25/03-09 at 13.31

On March 23, 2009 the Honourable Justice Silber decided that as the NHS was a free service it could not make direct payments to disabled people to ensure their independent living within the community.Mr Harrison and Mrs. Garnham both had ...

Dying man ‘not worth saving’

Posted 14/01-09 at 18.42

A disabled man was apparently left to die by two paramedics, who decided that his life was not worth saving. Barry Baker from Brighton phoned the Ambulance Services when he collapsed with symptoms of a heart attack. The phone line ...

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