The National Health Service (NHS) is the public health service which covers most of the population of the United Kingdom. Health care provided by the NHS is funded by the taxpayer and is mainly free at the point of delivery. There are charges for only a few NHS services - some prescriptions, eye tests and dental treatment. For more information about the NHS, view the FAQ.
Information on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.
Healthcare Facilities Consortium
A not for profit company wholly owned by the NHS Confederation, developing and disseminating information systems in the area of estate and facilities management; information about their activities and membership.
National Blood Service
National blood supply for England and North Wales. Facts about blood donation. Search and find a local blood donor session. Quizzes and games.
National Institute for Clinical Excellence
Produces guidance on health technology and clinical practice for England and Wales; on interventional procedures for England, Scotland and Wales; and on public health for England only. Information about their services, procedures, and contacts.
National Patient Safety Agency
Established to identify patient safety issues and find appropriate solutions; offers services in patient-safety reporting (England and Wales), clinical assessment (also Northern Ireland), and ethics research (UK-wide).
The NHS Confederation
Independent membership body for the full range of organisations that make up the modern NHS across the UK. Includes details of its aims and priorities, events and publications.
Developments in clinical medicine and organisation within the British NHS as described in extracts from the book "From Cradle to Grave: fifty years of the NHS" written by Geoffrey Rivett.
NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
Assists the NHS in transforming healthcare for patients by developing and spreading new work practices, technology and improved leadership.
NHS National Workforce Projects
Supports NHS organisations achieve workforce objectives; includes resources, information about projects, newsletters, and contact details.
Tredegar Medical Aid Society
An account of how a workmen's health scheme in Tredegar became Aneurin Bevan's blueprint for the NHS.
The UK Health Technology Assessment Programme
Contains details of program's, projects and publications as well as an NHS national research and development initiative.
Last update:March 9, 2015 at 12:13:23 UTC