Quick Facts

  • Capital – London
  • Official language – English
  • Comprised of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England
  • Population – 63,181,775
  • Climate – temperate with abundant rainfall year round
  • 6th largest economy in the world
  • Service sector makes up 73% GDP
  • Economy – partially regulated marked economy.
  • Current weather conditions –  www.weather.com
  • Tips for Travel in country – www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates –  www.xe.com

Government in Power

A Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy

Monarch – Queen Elizabeth II

Prime Minister – David Cameron

Healthcare Statistics

  • Life expectancy – 80.29 years
  • Physician density ratio – 2.74/1000
  • Hospital density ratio – 3.3/1000
  • Health expenditure – 9.6% GDP
  • Infant mortality rate – 4.5/1000
  • Maternal mortality rate – 12/100,000
  • Infectious diseae Updates:  http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm

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Field Stories

Pharmacy in the FIELD!! This is a very important aspect of field trips. Often times you may be fortunate and have a pharmacist come along on the trip. A couple of pre-trip rules I have learned when it comes to this aspect of the operation… 1. Have someone in charge of pharmacy well before the trip. This person […]

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