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Health & Medical Links
Started about 2002
revised 16 August 2010

NHS Scotland

NHS Wales

NHS Northern Ireland

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Air Ambulance

Ambulance Trust, was Royal Berkshire (RBAT), now South Central

Appointments Commission (Quango)

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Blood and Transplant (NHS)

Blood Donations (NHS)

Business Services Authority (NHS)

Buses to Wexham Park Hospital

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Care Quality Commission (Quango)

CDC (USA) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC (USA) Division of Parasitic Diseases (DPD)

 Commission for Patient & Public Involvement in Health = Local Involvement Networks (LINks)

 Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) = Care Quality Commission website

Computer Systems (Connecting for Health) (NHS)

Conditions and treatments

Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (CHRE) (Quango)

Counter Fraud Service (NHS)

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Dental Reference Service (NHS Dentists Inspections) (NHS)

Dental Services (NHS Dentists Admin) (NHS)

Dental Vocational Training (COPDEND) (NHS-Quango)

Dentists - Find NHS Dentists

Doctors - Find NHS Doctors (GPs)

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Encyclopaedia for Patients - CURRENTLY MISSING

Epidemiological Database (Hospital Care) (Oxford University)

Estates (NHS) - LINK NOT WORKING

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

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General Chiropractic Council

General Dental Council (Quango)

General Medical Council (Doctors Regulatory Quango)

General Optical Council

General Osteopathic Council

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Health Development Advice (Private) (Dr Pravesh K Solanki)

 Health Development Agency = National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Health Professions Council (Personnel Regulator) (Quango)

Health Protection Agency (Quango)

Health Technology Assessment (NHS)

Hospitals (28 NHS & Private) with maps ***

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (Quango)

Human Tissue Authority (Quango)

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Injury Benefit Scheme (NHS staff)

Infections : National electronic Library of Infection (NELI) (City University, London)

Information Centre (statistics) (NHS)

Institute for Innovation and Improvement (NHS)

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K

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Library for Health, National Electronic (NeLH) - ???

Litigation Authority

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Medicine, National Library of (USA Gov)

Medicines, National Electronic Library (NELM) (NHS)

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) (Quango)

Med Line Plus (USA Gov)

 Mental Health Act Commissions = Care Quality Commission

Monitor - NHS Foundation Trusts Regulator (Quango)

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National Biological Standards Board (Quango & EU Agency)

National Clinical Assessment Service (NHS)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) (NHS)

National Patient Safety Agency (NHS)

National Prescribing Centre (NHS)

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) (NHS)

Networks (NHS)

NHS Direct

Nursing and Midwifery Council (Quango)

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Occupational Health (Plus) (NHS)

Ombudsman (Parliamentary)

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Pensions (NHS staff)

Performance Data

Phrasebook Multilingual, Emergencies

 Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board = General MedicaL Council

 Prescription Pricing Authority (PPA) = NHS Prescription Services

Prescription Services (NHS)

Prescriptions : Exemption Certificates & Prepayment Certificates etc.

Primary Care Commissioning

PCT - Primary Health Care Trusts (PCTs) Pre-closure***

PCT - Berkshire East

Professionals (All NHS workers including doctors)

 Purchasing and Supply Agency (PASA) closed down 2009-2010

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Royal Pharmaceutical Society

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Security Management Service (NHS)

Service locator - Chemist • Dentist • Doctor • Hospital • Optician • Walk-in Centre (NHS)

Search Engine (medical) (USA)

Social Services ***

Social Care Council, General (GSCC)

 General Social Care Council = Health Professions Council (circa 2012)

South Central Ambulance Trust (NHS)

South Central Strategic Health Authority (NHS)

South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) (NHS)

 South East Public Health (GOSE) - GOSE abolished 2010;

Student Bursary Scheme (NHS)

Strategic Health Authority, South Central (NHS code ???)

Supply Chain (run by DHL for NHS)

Symptoms - medical (NHS)

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Telephone Advice ***

Thames Valley Primary Care Agency (TVPCA) (NHS)

Thames Valley Strategic Health Authority (NHS code Q16) & its PCTS in 2006

 Thames Valley Strategic Health Authority = South Central Strategic Health Authority

TOXNET (USA) - Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Trusts excluding PCTs ***

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UK Health Research (campaigner's web site)

 University (NHS) - abolishd by Labour in 2005

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Walk-in Centre, Slough ***

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