A to Z of terminology in Healthcare

A to Z of terminology in Healthcare

We give you the full A to Z of terminology fo rthe health services Accident and emergency (A&E): departments of a hospital that deal with people who need emergency treatment because of sudden illness or injury. Also called casualty or emergency department. Acute care: hospital-based medical and surgical treatment. Acute trust: NHS body providing medical and surgical services Read more about A to Z of terminology in Healthcare[…]
A to Z of hospital departments

A to Z of hospital departments

There are many hospital departments, staffed by a wide variety of healthcare professionals, with some crossover between departments. For example, physiotherapists often work in different departments and doctors often do the same, working on a general medical ward as well as an intensive or coronary care unit. Below is a list of the main departments Read more about A to Z of hospital departments[…]
Only one in 48 applicants gets admission to study medicine

Only one in 48 applicants gets admission to study medicine

Only one in 48 applicants will get admission to study medicine in Nigerian universities in this year’s academic session due to limited vacancies, Daily Trust investigations have shown. Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) data shows that 156,213 students sat for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) to read medicine whereas there are only Read more about Only one in 48 applicants gets admission to study medicine[…]
Why study in the USA

Why study in the USA

USA is one of the most coveted study destinations of the world with plethora of universities that offer globally reputed degrees in all fields of study. The nation offers favorable living conditions, an excellent education system, advanced research programs, a lively living environment and exceptional career options to international students. The world’s most popular international Read more about Why study in the USA[…]
Meningitis: Minister, WHO warn Zamfara, other Northeast states.

Meningitis: Minister, WHO warn Zamfara, other Northeast states.

•$1b needed to vaccinate 21m •Disease kills 489 in five states Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has called on the Zamfara State Governor Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari to sanction those selling vaccines and life-saving drugs provided by the Federal Government for free. Also yesterday, northern traditional leaders and governors moved to tame the outbreak in Read more about Meningitis: Minister, WHO warn Zamfara, other Northeast states.[…]
Meningitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Meningitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges. The meninges is the collective name for the three membranes that envelope the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system), called the dura mater, the arachnoid mater, and the pia mater. The meninges’ main function, alongside the cerebrospinal fluid is to protect the central nervous system. The word “meningitis” Read more about Meningitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments[…]
Admission into OAUTHC School of Post Basic General Nursing for 2017/2018 Academic Session

Admission into OAUTHC School of Post Basic General Nursing for 2017/2018 Academic Session

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Nursing programmes of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife. This is an eighteen-month programme commencing April, 2018 REQUIREMENTS PAYABLE AT SKYE BANK BRANCH IN O.A.U.T.H.C., ILE-IFE Applicants must:- possess WAEC, SSCE/GCE OR NECO, SSCE/GCE – 5 credits (at not more Read more about Admission into OAUTHC School of Post Basic General Nursing for 2017/2018 Academic Session[…]