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Supporting frontline nurses’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19

Supporting frontline nurses’ mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19

The European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) and GAMIAN-Europe have released a joint statement calling for the prioritisation of frontline workers mental health and...
Infection control: in the COVID-19 era, Novaerus clears the air

Infection control: in the COVID-19 era, Novaerus clears the air

A small Irish company, Novaerus, plays a big role in infection control as the world returns to work in the COVID-19 era. As the world...
‘A national disgrace’: call to improve medical cannabis access in the UK

‘A national disgrace’: call to improve medical cannabis access in the UK

A campaigner has urged the UK government to improve access to medical cannabis prescriptions as restrictive guidance from NICE and the BPNA has meant...
Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

Almost half of children not using proper hand hygiene at school

A new survey has revealed that almost half of children aged five to 10 years old are not practising proper hand hygiene by using...
AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

AI-assisted technology for preventing falls could reduce burden on NHS

An AI-assisted remote monitoring and telehealth platform which predicts and prevents falls in the elderly could help reduce the burden on the NHS. According to...
Regular COVID-19 testing in care homes to be rolled out this week

Regular COVID-19 testing in care homes to be rolled out this week

The UK Government is to roll out regular COVID-19 testing for care home staff and residents this week. Care home staff will be tested weekly,...
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COVID-19 ultrasound research receives funding boost

US-based non-profit the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has partnered with Fujifilm Sonosite, a point-of-care ultrasound provider, to drive research into COVID-19. Fujifilm Sonosite will contribute...
Infection control: ensuring addiction centres are safe during COVID-19

Infection control: ensuring addiction centres are safe during COVID-19

The UK Addiction Treatment Group has been implementing strict infection control measures to ensure people needing to use its rehabilitation centres can receive the...
Discover the unique COVID-19 remote monitoring device

Discover the unique COVID-19 remote monitoring device

A group of scientists have developed a unique, remote monitoring device for COVID-19 that attaches to the throat to help fight the pandemic. To detect...
How have Cannabis 2.0 and COVID-19 affected the industry?

How have Cannabis 2.0 and COVID-19 affected the industry?

Cannabis Council of Canada President and CEO George Smitherman tells MCN about the Cannabis 2.0 rollout, COVID-19, and the future of Canadian cannabis policy. In...
COVID-19 infection control training launched for UK workforce

COVID-19 infection control training launched for UK workforce

An online employee infection control training and business certification programme that is helping beat COVID-19 in Australia has been launched in the UK. The COVID-19...
The bright future of the CBD market and the impact of COVID-19

The bright future of the CBD market and the impact of COVID-19

SovereignPort CEO Sarah Roberts Yetman speaks to MCN about the future of the global CBD market and fears over the long term impact of COVID-19. Sarah...

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