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UK patients want access to mental health services and green spaces

UK patients want access to mental health services and green spaces

A recent YouGov survey commission by NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has revealed that over one third of British patients want access to mental health...
Exploring the challenges of growing healthcare waiting lists

Exploring the challenges of growing healthcare waiting lists

Katrina Delargy of TIYGA Health outlines the challenges posed by growing waiting lists in healthcare. Patients need patience. They need to wait for their appointment...
COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines and the route out of the pandemic

The development and rollout of vaccines against COVID-19 form a key step in the journey towards a post-pandemic world. For the past year, the coronavirus...
Fighting against cancer with radiological and nuclear technology

Fighting against cancer with radiological and nuclear technology

The European Commission has presented its new SAMITA Action Plan which aims to ensure that radiological and nuclear technologies continue to benefit the health...
Inclusive healthcare for Deaf people around the world

Inclusive healthcare for Deaf people around the world

Making sure Deaf people are heard and providing inclusive patient healthcare worldwide. Many Deaf people around the world face inequalities when accessing healthcare services or...
Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Calls for urgent reforms to improve care for rare disease patients

Organisations are calling on the UK Government and the NHS to implement urgent reforms in order to improve care for patients in the UK...
Norway ensures equal access to COVID-19 treatments

Norway ensures equal access to COVID-19 treatments

Norway is leading the way to help ensure equal access to COVID-19 treatments, as well as developing a new, flagship initiative on noncommunicable diseases. The...
Improving access to gene and cell therapies for people with rare diseases

Improving access to gene and cell therapies for people with rare diseases

A new report has addressed challenges to accessing gene and cell therapies for people living with rare diseases. EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe and the partners of the...
Establishing a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

Establishing a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

The European Commission has adopted a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe which aims to ensure access to medicines and support innovation and sustainability in the...
Autistic children risk delays to diagnosis due to COVID-19 lockdowns

Autistic children risk delays to diagnosis due to COVID-19 lockdowns

New research has shown that more than 128,000 children and their families risk being ‘forgotten’ by the system as lockdown causes delays in autism...
Early access to medicine for hereditary angioedema patients

Early access to medicine for hereditary angioedema patients

The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted a positive scientific opinion to the medicine berotralstat for hereditary angioedema patients through...
Protective and preventive healthcare with DynaHEALTH

Protective and preventive healthcare with DynaHEALTH

Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin of DynaHEALTH-PREcisE highlights the importance of lifestyle factors and early years intervention for healthy ageing. Professor Marjo-Riitta Järvelin, MD, MSc, PhD, FFPH...
Legs Matter Week: making legs matter in a global pandemic

Legs Matter Week: making legs matter in a global pandemic

This week, (October 12 – 16) marks national Legs Matter Week, and a keen sportswoman who was hours away from having her leg amputated...
Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Cancard: giving patients and police peace of mind

Medical cannabis patient Carly Barton has been working to create the UK’s new medical cannabis card that will protect patients from prosecution and save...
Global agreement to make COVID-19 antigen tests available for all

Global agreement to make COVID-19 antigen tests available for all

The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator has announced a set of agreements to make COVID-19 rapid antigen tests available to low- and middle-income...
Understanding rare autoinflammatory conditions during awareness month

Understanding rare autoinflammatory conditions during awareness month

September marks World Autoinflammatory Awareness Month – a time for organisations, patients, carers, and families to raise the profile of these rare and complex...
Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

Brits demand more mental health services after COVID-19

A new YouGov survey has revealed that British citizens are demanding better access to mental health and counselling services following the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS...
Psychedelics association to bridge medical establishment and industry gap

Psychedelics association to bridge medical establishment and industry gap

Leaders in the field of psychedelic medicine have joined forces to create the global Psychedelic Medicine Association (PMA), which aims to bridge the gap...
European Commission confirms contribution to COVID-19 vaccine facility

European Commission confirms contribution to COVID-19 vaccine facility

The European Commission has confirmed its participation in the COVAX Facility to ensure equitable access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines. Team Europe will be contributing an...
Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

Impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors: act now to avoid disability

A new report into the impact of COVID-19 on stroke survivors has found that delayed 999 calls due to concerns around COVID-19 have left...

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