Online Lifestyle editor Sophie Porteous reviews Adam Kay’s bestselling book, This is Going to Hurt.
Increase in demand for emergency services sees NHS Devon and Cornwall under significant pressure
Increase in demand for emergency services sees NHS Devon and Cornwall under significant pressure Pressure has been mounting on health services in Devon and Cornwall due to Covid related troubles. There has been a rise in patients admitted with Covid, more demand for emergency treatments, ambulances and GP appointments, and a difficulty in providing care […]
New Zealand’s Healthcare System: Too Much, Too Soon?
According to the Global Prosperity Index survey conducted by the Legatum Institute, New Zealand is the second-best governed country in the world, just behind Finland. Alongside reports that New Zealanders are among the happiest people in the world, it seems like a pretty good place to live, and their incredible healthcare system only adds to […]
Google has recently announced that it will be embarking on its first voyage into the world of healthcare. The company’s health spinout Verily describes ‘Project Baseline’ – the survey in question – as “an effort to map human health”. The health study wants 10,000 people to take part, which will include wearing heart rate monitors, […]
Exeter’s trainee medics need more hands-on practice, claim Westcountry scientists
E xeter’s Medical School would benefit from more hands-on training so they are more qualified to work on wards when they graduate, a study a led by scientists has revealed. Scientists from the Westcountry have published a new paper arguing that undergraduate Medical degrees should have a greater emphasis on the practical side. According to […]