NHS may refer to:



  • Niagara Health System, a seven-hospital amalgamation in Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada.
  • Services governed by the National Health Board in New Zealand
  • Services of the National Health System governed by the Department of Health in South Africa

Used without national qualification as an abbreviation of the formal title National Health Service:

Used without national qualification as an abbreviation of the descriptive national health service but NOT as a formal title; commonly for:

  • Health and Care NI, the health service for Northern Ireland
  • the perceived but erroneous perception of two or more of the above national health systems in the United Kingdom as a single body
  • The health system operated by the Department of Social Care (Isle of Man) - the phrase National Health Service is used in the titles of applicable legislation but not formally by the health services.


School disambiguation pages

  • Nashua High School (disambiguation)
  • Nelson High School (disambiguation)
  • Newberry High School (disambiguation)
  • Newport High School (disambiguation)
  • Newton High School (disambiguation)
  • Newtown High School (disambiguation)
  • North High School (disambiguation)
  • Northeast High School (disambiguation)
  • Northeastern High School (disambiguation)
  • Northern High School (disambiguation)
  • Northwest High School (disambiguation)
  • Norwalk High School (disambiguation)

Other uses

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