first_imgNewsOn 1 Feb 2001 in Personnel Today This month’s newsSwiss life buys MTL Occupational healthcare specialist MTL Medical Services has been bought bythe UK arm of Swiss life assurance firm Swiss Life. MTL would fit well with itscurrent disability insurance operations, said Swiss Life (UK). MTL had beenowned by bus and train company Arriva, which bought the business in Februarylast year for its public transport operations. NHS to go on-line The Government has outlined its future plans for telemedicine in the NHS,saying it is to invest £700m in the new technology. Key elements will include aweb site,, e-mail chat room,telephone inquiry and current awareness services. All local health services willhave telemedicine facilities by 2005 allowing patients to consulttheir GPs andget backtest results without leaving their home, it added. Arthritis advice The Arthritis Research Campaign has produced a guide encouraging people withthe condition to keep active to reduce pain and improve self-confidence. KeepMoving includes an exercise wall chart. Free copies are available from thecampaign, at St Marys Gate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7TD. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img

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