As hundreds of thousands of people are “pinged” by the NHS track and trace app, how can employers cope with staff shortages?
Spinal muscula atrophy causes muscle wasting and loss of control, usually starting in infancy.
Spinal muscular dystrophy affects at least 1 in 10,000 people, but new drugs have given hope to those suffering from this rare disease.
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The first ransomware attack, in 1988, was a crude effort involving virus-laden floppy disks. But in the decades since, the sophistication of malware, and the money reaped by criminals, has skyrocketed.
The new NHS data-sharing plan suffers from the same flaws that saw previous schemes scrapped.
Protesters took to the streets in Poland to protest the country’s crackdown on abortion access.
Some countries made abortion access easier during the pandemic. Others used it as an excuse for a crackdown.
COVID will be with us for years to come – the NHS needs to adapt.
Healthcare workers have been put at risk over and over again during the pandemic.
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We tried our hardest to provide the best care in dire circumstances. There wasn’t an alternative.
Clapping for carers in April 2020.
Work can mean more than just a pay cheque but some of the most meaningful jobs are paid the least.
Proportionally, twice as many white people in eligible categories have received a dose of a COVID vaccine than people from BAME groups.
Reluctance to take the vaccine may not be as unique to Black and Asian communities as it seems
The line between supporting welfare on one hand, and paying for core services on the other has become more blurry since the pandemic
‘Our record speaks for itself.’
Three years ago, research findings showed that consultants were making UK health service more inefficient. Now a follow-up finds that the problem is getting worse.
Healthcare workers’ mental health is suffering during the pandemic.
Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London
After winning a landslide victory at the last election, the UK prime minister’s political capital is slipping away thanks to his inept handling of the COVID crisis.
UK transfusion services are world-leading in being the first to take an approach based on the sexual behaviour of all donors.
New laws due this summer will allow gay men who have had the same partner for three months or more to give blood
What could we expect from a trade deal with the US?
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Talks have stalled again and again but a mini deal could be imminent.
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Will England be going into lockdown 3 in February?
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The government should look beyond traditional socioeconomic arguments for why some patients are at greater risk.