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The combination of covid-19, a backlog of patients needing NHS assessment and treatment, and the possibility of a flu epidemic poses “a serious risk” to health in the UK, warn reports
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Kamran Abbasi 8h
Look beyond the superficial applause. The global picture is of serious violations of health workers’ rights during . Inadequate PPE, violence, job insecurity, work stress, and gagging orders are among the abuses documented by a new report
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Kunal Sindhu 10h
Important article by in “If history repeats itself, then coronavirus will take a toll on healthcare workers that lingers well beyond 2020.” We must support provide physicians with the support they will need
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The stories from online support groups have revealed a frustrating lack of access to appropriate investigations for symptomatic individuals and their GPs due to lockdown and a reduction of services: Sharon Taylor & Clare Rayner
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“It’s essential that you discuss matters around transfer, storage, and use of these images so that informed consent can be gained and recorded." and other experts give advice on sharing images during remote consultations
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BC School of Social Work 19h
In an opinion piece for , assistant professor Alejandro Olayo-Méndez argues that the pandemic has escalated the health crisis at the northern border of Mexico.
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Katherine Sleeman 18h
Our article on palliative care for people with severe covid-19 is out
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"'Wellness' solutions like free pizzas or posters thanking 'healthcare heroes' are merely a band aid. At best, they are a temporary mood booster, at worst, they provide an alibi for institutional and government accountability."
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Rajesh Mohan🌈--PPE for FRONTLINE-- 13h
International report revealing serious violations of health workers’ rights during pandemic & the risks & violence many are subjected to- And sadly silenced when they protest
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Experts have criticised pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences after it released data suggesting that its antiviral drug remdesivir can reduce death rates for patients with covid-19. They say the research is intrinsically flawed
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Since the introduction of robot assisted surgery, its costs and anticipated benefits compared with those for conventional surgery have been debated. Kristian Kiim Jensen looks at a new trial that found no benefit of robotic surgery for ventral hernia
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Why can and the climate emergency be conceptualised as Grey Rhinos rather than black swans? explain
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Is robotic ventral hernia repair associated with fewer days in the hospital 90 days after surgery compared with laparoscopic repair? This blinded randomized controlled trial by et al investigates
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Join and at 6pm tomorrow for a free webinar on sustainable healthcare in the aftermath of covid-19. The event will be chaired by and is a unique opportunity to hear from an expert panel of speakers. Register here:
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The government has been criticised for excluding care workers from being able to apply for visas designed to fast track those coming to the UK to work in the health and care sector reports
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It might be said that the reintroduction of car parking charges is a resumption of normality as the covid-19 crisis recedes. But this normality, for the NHS, is being underappreciated and under-resourced, writes Jennifer Darlow
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As recognition grows that many patients have long lasting effects from , examines the evidence and the response
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The UK must prepare now for a potential second wave of covid-19 this winter or risk seeing double the number of hospital deaths that occurred during the first wave, has warned
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Elisabeth Mahase 22h
What does the evidence say about & are those experiencing it getting the right support?
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julian sheather 21h
Serious violations of health workers’ rights during pandemic | The BMJ So pleased to see our editorial in ⁦⁩ on critical new report from ⁦⁩ on violations of health workers’ rights globally during pandemic. ⁦
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