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 […]
A Slow Clap for the NHS; Reception of the 1% Pay Rise Meg Allan looks at the government’s promise of a 1% pay rise to NHS workers, its reception and how it compares to the rest of the UK. After a year spent waving the rainbow blazoned banner, as we thank our front-line heroes for […]
Could it be that we will no longer have to get free counselling through a volunteer phone service? Or that the months-long waiting list for free counselling offered by the NHS can be skipped by real-time help? This is what Plaid Cymru has promised in the upcoming election, which has the potential to reset the priorities of the UK’s politics as a whole.
Isaac Bettridge explores the rise of private sector outsourcing in government, and whether or not it has delivered better results.
Exeter academics design a COVID risk calculator to keep BAME health workers safer A team of experts, lead by Dr David Strain, Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School and co-chair at BMA Medical Academic Staff Committee, have designed a tool to identify those at the highest risk to COVID-19. Nearly 94 per […]
University of Exeter volunteers build thousands of face shields for local NHS workers A group of 70 researchers from the University of Exeter joined by 30 other volunteers are participating in the manufacturing of face shields to cover the needs of the local hospitals in Exeter. They have built at least 2000 face shields to […]
The University of Exeter Medical School has fast-tracked graduation for 32 final year medical imaging students to support the NHS in the fight against COVID-19.
In unambiguous campaigns to ‘protect the NHS’ that emulate those seen in the war, the Government directly highlights their own failings. The public is being asked to provide for these failings through, exemplarily, donations. Rather than in disillusionment, the result will be of a public quickly forgetting the chronic societal issues that have brought this on – in the name of national pride.
Medical students at the University of Exeter graduate early to Join NHS fight against Covid-19 Medical students at the University of Exeter have graduated earlier than anticipated online to start work in the NHS to support the fight against coronavirus. Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter Professor Sir Steven Smith announced in an email to […]
As the nation faces an unprecedented challenge, Cassie Grace urges us to find hope in each other amidst the darkness of coronavirus.