Glossary

National Health Service

The National Health Service (NHS) is the name commonly used to refer to the publicly funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom.

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Neurology

Neurology is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the brain, spine, nerves in the arms and legs and disorders affecting muscles.

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Neuromusculoskeletal

The neuromusculoskeletal system is where the nervous, muscular and skeletal systems interlink with each other.

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Neuropathic

Neuropathy describes a condition in which a person suffers from peripheral nerve damage often associated with an underlying disease, whereby the symptoms are usually the only method of diagnosis.

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Neurosis

Neurosis covers a variety of psychological or behavioural disorder in which anxiety is the primary characteristic, usually with an underlying emotional stress issue. The types of disorders can include:

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New Age

The term New Age actually has its roots in astrology, but is best described as a broad movement of late twentieth century and contemporary Western culture characterised as an individual spiritual exploration.

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