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EUPHA: Europe must prepare for an ageing population

EUPHA: Europe must prepare for an ageing population

The European Public Health Association has put together a collection of papers that have been published in the European Journal of Public Health in...
How technology is addressing modern healthcare challenges

How technology is addressing modern healthcare challenges

In this article software and robotics expert, Dr Antonio Espingardeiro, Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, discusses ‘the need for adaptable...
UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

UK coronavirus policy putting people in vulnerable category at risk

According to a new paper the UK’s coronavirus policy does not protect those aged between 60 and 69 who are at increased risk of...
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,...
HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

HSE advises healthcare workers to ensure RPE is correctly fitted

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to ensure all healthcare workers are protected through the proper fitting of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE). Britain’s national...
VR technology and 3D capture could allow physiotherapy at home

VR technology and 3D capture could allow physiotherapy at home

Physiotherapy could now be completed at home thanks to the combination of Virtual Reality and 3D technology. Researchers have combined Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D...
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...
ViroteaVR: virtually exploring the world

ViroteaVR: virtually exploring the world

Ivan Perlesi, founder of Virotea, tells HEQ about the benefits of VR in care. Swedish technology innovator Virotea has developed a pioneering virtual reality (VR)...
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...
Are face masks useful for stopping the spread of COVID-19?

Are face masks useful for stopping the spread of COVID-19?

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe face masks are in high demand – but are they effective? COVID-19 is arguably a preventable disease,...
Covid-19: Oxford medical students join fight against the pandemic

Covid-19: Oxford medical students join fight against the pandemic

Medical students from Oxford University are stepping-up to help support in the fight against the coronavirus – known as Covid-19 – pandemic. Twenty-four final year...
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...

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