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A nurse's perspective on the impact of coronavirus on health and the economy

The pandemic has underlined the importance of working together to accomplish the overriding goals of controlling the virus, restoring health services and restoring economic stability. However, as we...

Focusing on men's health: it's time for a national strategy

‘One of the main reasons for men's poor COVID-19 outcomes is that they are more likely to have one of the underlying health problems, such as hypertension, diabetes or lung disease, which increases...

Should we reform the clinical negligence system in 2022?

‘Ministers are working on a total overhaul of the “outdated” system of clinical negligence compensation within the NHS … the health and social care committee [was told] that a review of the system...

The health professional's duty to warn of preconception risks

‘… whether, in the circumstances, a reasonable person in the patient's position would be likely to attach significance to the risk, or the [nurse] was or should reasonably be aware that the...

Reflecting on the trainee nurse associate role uptake and impact

‘We've got some areas in the region where [trainee NAs] have really taken off … and then there's other areas in the region where there seems to be a real reluctance…’ .

COVID and coerced consent: a breach of the Code?

‘In order for an apparent consent … to be less than a true consent … there must be such a degree of external influence as to persuade the patient to depart from her own wishes.’ .

Adaptation of a stoma care pathway and use of telephone clinics during the pandemic: patient experience survey

CUH is one of the largest Trusts in the country, with a capacity of over 1000 acute beds across its sites (Addenbrooke's Hospital and The Rosie Hospital). In terms of stoma care, it is a specialist...

Psychological impact of caring during the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV nurses

To establish how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on the professional quality of life of HIV nurses in the UK and Ireland..

What are the current factors that impact on health-related quality of life for women living with HIV?

‘That 90% of people with viral load suppression have good health-related quality of life.’ .

Community innovations for people living with HIV during COVID-19

The disruption to HIV services globally during the COVID-19 pandemic has been recorded in multiple articles and reports, for example, Shiau et al (2020). During 2020 and early 2021, people living with...

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