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  • The UK healthcare community came together once again for two full days of professional development at the Acute & General Medicine Conference 2022, reaffirming the conference’s position as the largest ...
  • Hundreds of hospital beds are being filled by flu patients, a ten-fold increase on last year, prompting fears the NHS faces a “triple-demic” this winter. NHS data shows an average of 344 hospital beds ...
  • Interview with Sunil Bhandari

    07 Sep 2022 CloserStill Media
    To watch the full interview, please click HERE
  • What the NHS needs from the winter plan

    12 Aug 2022 NHS Confederation
    With NHS England’s winter plan due in a few days, Dr Layla McCay outlines the steps that must be taken to minimise patient harm and overcome current challenges, all while taking the present ‘political ...
  • In 2019 Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) was declared as one of the top ten public health threats by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Antimicrobial resistance will occur gradually and naturally over ...
  •   Can you tell me about yourself and your job role? I’m Mike Blaber, I’m a consultant in palliative Medicine and I work in Sandwell and West Birmingham (SWBH) NHS trust, we have a team of doctors, CNS ...
  • Fatigue is a long-standing issue within the NHS and the pandemic has most certainly exacerbated this however, it is not issue that can be ignored. In a survey produced by the Medical Defence Union one ...
  • Acute & General Medicine returns on the 15th – 16th November 2022 at Excel London as the UK’s largest and most cost – effective training opportunity for all doctors involved in emergency, acute and ad ...
  • Recurrent waves of the COVID-19 pandemic are having a huge impact on healthcare workers, and Medical Protection has called for more to be done. 
  • Government must tackle health inequalities, says new alliance

    05 Nov 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    A new coalition of nearly 80 organisations, brought together by the Royal College of Physicians, has been launched to press for urgent action to address health inequalities.
  • The government should divert the hundreds of millions of pounds being spent on the failing centralised privatised COVID-19 national test and trace service into local public health services.
  • How to reach out to your colleagues: An Infographic

    08 Oct 2020 Heather-Jade Stanley
    Often times, people find 'how are you' to be quite confronting, or too direct to open up about how they are truly feeling. 
  • Socioeconomic inequalities in NHS outpatient care emerged after 2010

    08 Oct 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    Educated 65-year-olds and above use considerably more NHS outpatient care than their less educated peers.
  • Podcasts are the perfect solution for swamped doctors stay up-to-date and maybe even learn a thing or two.
  • Surgeons warn of “tsunami” of cancelled ops unless more NHS capacity

    08 Oct 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    Leading surgeons are calling for hospital beds to be ring-fenced for planned operations, to avoid a ‘tsunami of cancellations’ during the second wave of Covid-19.
  • New online tool enables doctors to calculate risk of Covid-19 exposure

    20 Aug 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    A newly-developed tool to help health professionals calculate the biological risk of an individual’s exposure to COVID-19 aims to help keep people safer.
  • “Wrong time” to be launching new public health body, experts say

    20 Aug 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    The timing of the dissolution of Public Health England by the health secretary has been strongly criticised by health experts.
  • UK’s coronavirus vaccine is safe and induces an immune response

    20 Aug 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    The UK’s coronavirus vaccine is safe, causes few side effects, and induces strong immune responses in both parts of the immune system, the early stage trial shows.
  • Spotlight: health heroes on social media

    18 Aug 2020 Heather-Jade Stanley
    Doctor Doctor, who should I follow?! It's important to surround yourself with people who support you in real life, and online.
  • De-stress: Meditation for beginners

    14 Aug 2020 Heather-Jade Stanley
    We’ve been looking at meditation as a way to achieve this moment of calm amongst the madness.
  • How to Ease Post-Lockdown Anxiety for Doctors

    24 Jul 2020 Heather-Jade Stanley
    Life at a distance had just begun to feel routine, but just as quickly as lockdown restrictions were implemented, they are beginning to lift across the country.
  • Liven up your lunchbox

    16 Jul 2020 Heather-Jade Stanley
    Bringing a lunch to work not only reduces your spending, but reduces waste! 
  • It will take many NHS medical specialties up to a year or more to recover to pre-Coronavirus activity levels, research reveals
  • Government needs a PPE plan for second wave of Coronavirus

    16 Jul 2020 Mike Broad (www.hospitaldr.co.uk)
    The Government does not have a clear strategy to acquire and distribute the PPE required to protect clinical and care workers in a second wave of coronavirus.

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