In Testing times, getting the COVID-19 swab testing programme for NHS workers right is crucial to support staff and patient safety and broader public health. The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute’s new report offers an ethical framework for COVID-19 testing for NHS workers. It includes practical recommendations to help guide good practice nationally and locally.
Doctors, nurses, and family caregivers worldwide are facing tough decisions concerning the supply and administration of medications to manage symptoms when patients are dying from COVID-19 or other conditions at home and in care homes. In many countries around the world, family caregivers are increasingly being asked to administer medications to relieve distressing symptoms for […]
An international team of researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge has created the first detailed genetic map of human proteins, the key building blocks of biology. These discoveries promise to enhance our understanding of a wide range of diseases and aid development of new drugs. The study, published today in the […]
A collaboration of several universities led by Cambridge has won a £3m funding award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to lead a new programme of research investigating screening to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, a heart condition responsible for one in ten strokes. The research will include the largest ever randomised controlled trial […]
PROMOTING ACADEMIC GENERAL PRACTICE- A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR TRAINED GPs TO DEVELOP ACADEMIC SKILLS APPLY NOW FOR A CLINICAL ACADEMIC CLARHC GP POST OFFERED BY HEALTH EDUCATION EAST OF ENGLAND. DEVELOP YOUR ACADEMIC SKILLS AND ENHANCE YOUR CAREER A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY Since 2006 there have been nationally and locally […]