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UN gives recommendations on mental health support following COVID-19

UN gives recommendations on mental health support following COVID-19

COVID-19 is a physical health crisis that is straining healthcare systems across the globe, however, it is also having a severe impact on mental...
COVID-19 lockdown could lead to a surge of addiction relapses

COVID-19 lockdown could lead to a surge of addiction relapses

Experts warn that the COVID-19 lockdown could lead to a surge of alcohol and drug addiction relapses. The UK’s leading addiction treatment provider has warned...
UK faces worsening health inequalities due to COVID-19 response

UK faces worsening health inequalities due to COVID-19 response

A new report has highlighted how choices made by NHS hospitals in response to COVID-19 have meant that disadvantaged and marginalised people in the...
Medical cannabis advocates join forces to improve patient access

Medical cannabis advocates join forces to improve patient access

Today marks the launch of PLEA: Patient Led Engagement for Access – a new medical cannabis patient advocacy service in the UK. Despite a 2018...
Managing diabetes with telehealth during COVID-19 pandemic

Managing diabetes with telehealth during COVID-19 pandemic

Telehealth is offering a solution for managing diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients living with diabetes are in the ‘high risk’ category for contracting coronavirus,...
European Patients’ Rights Day: nurses delivering direct patient care 

European Patients’ Rights Day: nurses delivering direct patient care 

Every year the annual European Patient’s Right Day is celebrated on April 18 – learn about the importance of this for patient care and...
NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics with diagnostic tests

NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics with diagnostic tests

A new report has revealed how the NHS could save £89m a year on antibiotics by introducing accurate, point-of-care diagnostic tests. A vast, national study...
Adoption of innovation is essential to the future of osteoporosis care

Adoption of innovation is essential to the future of osteoporosis care

The reality of healthcare in 2020 is that innovations that can have a positive impact on patient care aren’t always readily available to those...
More effective pneumonia vaccine on the horizon

More effective pneumonia vaccine on the horizon

A more effective and less expensive pneumonia novel vaccine is on the horizon thanks to new research. The novel vaccine against pneumonia, developed by researchers...
Landmark move opens patient access to online cannabis consultations

Landmark move opens patient access to online cannabis consultations

Patients in the UK are one step closer to comprehensive medical cannabis access thanks to new online video consultations. Sapphire Medical Clinics has become the...
Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Elsevier gives full access to COVID-19 research and data

Global leader in research publishing and information analytics, Elsevier, has opened access to all its COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, research and data. Elsevier, a...
Trailblazing doctor to ski 90km to raise funds for UK cannabis patients

Trailblazing doctor to ski 90km to raise funds for UK cannabis patients

A doctor is taking part in the world's largest skiing competition to raise funds for UK cannabis patients - despite learning to ski only...

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