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London: UK’s primary competition and consumer authority, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has imposed a record £84.2 million fine on the pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer, and a £5.2 million fine on the distributor Flynn Pharma after finding that each broke competition law by charging excessive and unfair prices in the UK for phenytoin sodium capsules, an anti-epilepsy drug.
London: A second wave of industrial action by thousands of junior doctors started on Wednesday after negotiations over pay and new contracts failed.
London: Thousands of junior doctors in Britain on Tuesday began a 24-hour strike over pay and working hours disputes with the country’s health authorities, a media report said.
London: India and the Philippines are the largest exporters of doctors and nurses to OECD countries, according to an international study conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
London: Nine in 10 hospitals in England fail to provide enough nurses for patients, Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) said in a new report on Monday.
London: A Syrian surgeon in Britain has been charged with making a series of racist rants against Indian doctors after he claimed that they should “clean toilets and not practise medicine”, a tribunal heard.
London: King’s College Hospital Management has signed a deal with Indo UK Healthcare to create an Indo-UK Institute of Health in New Chandigarh. Backed by £100 million of private investment this project is to create a new King’s College Hospital in New Chandigarh, according to a statement.
London: An Indian-origin doctor in Britain has been suspended and is facing an investigation over the treatment he gave to cancer patients, a media report said.
Involving a long and gruelling stint of study to qualify and everyday exposure to human pain and suffering, the practice of medicine is perhaps one of the last you could expect to serve as a base for comedy.