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COVID-19 telehealth adoption could reduce disparities in healthcare

COVID-19 telehealth adoption could reduce disparities in healthcare

Researchers have said that the novel coronavirus – COVID-19 – may change the way patients’ appointments are carried out in the future and reduce...
Developing new approaches to COVID-19 infection control and patient care

Developing new approaches to COVID-19 infection control and patient care

Physicians have put forward an approach to create dedicated COVID-19 patient units, infection control protocols, and care teams to help control the spread of...
Global Drug Survey shows COVID-19 surge in UK alcohol intake

Global Drug Survey shows COVID-19 surge in UK alcohol intake

A new, interim report from the Global Drug Survey has shown that more than half of British respondents have increased the number of days...
Controlling spread of COVID-19 infection indoors needs to be a priority

Controlling spread of COVID-19 infection indoors needs to be a priority

Experts have said that controlling the spread of the COVID-19 infection indoors should be ‘the next front of the battle against the virus’. Experts from...
Discover the latest development in telehealth delivery – smart glasses

Discover the latest development in telehealth delivery – smart glasses

The use of telehealth has boomed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is limiting face-to-face care across the globe. Now, researchers are...
Evidence on optimal use of PPE and physical distancing to stop COVID-19

Evidence on optimal use of PPE and physical distancing to stop COVID-19

A new, comprehensive review has provided evidence for the first time on the optimal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and physical distancing to...
COVID-19 provides opportunity for digital innovation in diabetes care

COVID-19 provides opportunity for digital innovation in diabetes care

A new report has highlighted how COVID-19 is an opportunity for digital innovation in diabetes care. As the pandemic forces healthcare systems across the globe...
‘Deep concern’ over care home Infection Control package

‘Deep concern’ over care home Infection Control fund

The director of ADASS has warned of the ‘deep concern’ raised by confusion over the £600m Infection Control fund recently announced by the UK...
Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Breakthrough ultraviolet light development could help kill COVID-19 virus

Ultraviolet (UV) light is a commonly used method for killing bacteria, but could it help with disinfecting areas contaminated with COVID-19? A breakthrough discovery...
Urgent infection control reform needed in hospitals worldwide

Urgent infection control reform needed in hospitals worldwide

Infection control reform in hospitals and care homes across the globe is needed urgently, say experts. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges for healthcare...
Government issues COVID-19 workplace infection control guidance

Government issues COVID-19 workplace infection control guidance

Following the launch of the Government’s test and trace service, it has issued COVID-19 infection control guidance for the workplace. From today people in England...
Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

Coronavirus Global Response campaign aims for affordable vaccine for all

The European Commission’s Coronavirus Global Response campaign has teamed up with Global Citizen to launch the next phase of the campaign that aims to...
Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

In this article Professor Georgina Ellison-Hughes, Dr Rocio Martinez-Nunez, and Dr Rui Ribeiro Galao, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London, provide...
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...
Discover the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

Discover the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

The World Health Organization has set up a COVID-19 Solidarity Fund to help countries across the world respond to the crisis. Citizens and businesses across...
Remote mental health treatment for young people with depression

Remote mental health treatment for young people with depression

A new, remote mental health treatment that helps young people suffering from anxiety and depression will now be made available on the NHS. The online...
Improving ‘One Health’ is more important than the COVID-19 blame game

Improving ‘One Health’ is more important than the COVID-19 blame game

Dr Simon Doherty, Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast, and Senior Vice-President of the British Veterinary Association discusses the links between...
New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology can detect virus antibodies in just 20 minutes

New technology has allowed researchers to detect anti-avian influenza virus antibodies in blood serum in 20 minutes. Using a portable analyser, the researchers have developed...

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