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.
Amy expresses skepticism on the outward appearance of our government around COVID-19. This being the phasing in of “draconian” measures as the government’s approach to greater palatability for the nation. This is, rather, a rouse behind which hides the Tory cabinet’s ambiguity and sudden 180 turn. The article analyses the pattern of Johnson’s behaviour that has left many in the UK unconvinced.
NHS plans Nightingale hospital for Exeter A temporary NHS Nightingale hospital is set to open in Exeter at the beginning of May, to help the fight against COVID-19. Work has already begun on the site of the makeshift hospital, according to Ruth May, NHS Chief Nursing Officer for England. The site is Westpoint Arena, the […]
A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved Jenny May Medlicott, Foreign Correspondent, examines the way in which European countries are cooperating through the Coronavirus pandemic. Before Europe officially became the epicentre for the Coronavirus, Italy was the first country to bear the brunt of its steady spread across Europe. In early March, a poll carried […]