London effect

London effect

A popular term referring to the migration of patients with conditions needing specialist and superspecialist care to London or any mega-city with tertiary or quartenary hospital services.
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It is unclear what caused the improvement in primary test scores that led to the London effect and higher achievement at key stage 4.
The London effect is sustained into post-16 outcomes, with disadvantaged pupils more likely to continue into key stage 5.
Arguably the London effect extends into parts of south-west and eastern England.
You could argue the London effect," said Professor John Bryson, chair in enterprise and economic geography at the University of Birmingham.
The London effect has been flattering the overall picture of a relatively buoyant housing market.
Director Ruairi Robinson has already had international success with his dark short film - winning Best Short award at the London Effects and Animation Festival this year.
Tuesday announced that the Iwerks film "Dino Island II 3D: Escape From Dino Island" was awarded first place in simulation at the London Effects Animation Festival (LEAF).
The London Effects Animation Festival, now in its fifth year, is held in conjunction with Digital Media World, a three-day exhibition of the very latest creative digital technologies.
These recent wins mark the third and fourth consecutive top-prize awards for "The ChubbChubbs," following wins at the London Effects & Animation Festival (LEAF) and The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival.
NASDAQ: AKLM) announced that it has completed work with R/Greenberg Associates in the creation of special effects to be used in New Line Cinema's "Mortal Kombat" animated home video; garnered the Gold Award in the category of Research from the London Effects and Animation Festival (L.
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