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England (Medicine)

England (pronunciation: /ˈɪŋɡlənd/) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south.


The term "England" is derived from the Old English name Englaland, which means "land of the Angles". The Angles were one of the Germanic tribes that settled in Great Britain during the Early Middle Ages.

Healthcare in England

The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded healthcare system in England. It is the largest and the oldest single-payer healthcare system in the world. Primary care, inpatient care, long-term healthcare, ophthalmology, and dentistry, are free at the point of use.

Medical Education in England

Medical education in England is provided by several medical schools and universities, including the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, and Imperial College London. These institutions offer undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs, including Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), and various specialty training programs.

Medical Research in England

England is home to numerous medical research institutions, including the Francis Crick Institute, the Wellcome Trust, and the Medical Research Council (MRC). These institutions conduct research in various fields of medicine, including genetics, immunology, oncology, and neuroscience.

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