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Whilst watching the BBC One Panorama episode: "Revealed: Britain's Mental Health Crisis" the presenter said that during the 2 years that she has been investigation this story, numerous health care professionals have voiced their concerns regarding funding cuts and bed shortages, however most were reluctant to go on camera due to fear of the consequences … Continue reading Whistleblowing in the NHS
I know, I know...I'm a good few months late on this one! However, I was just reviewing some of the things I learnt when initially reading about the topic of 'the effect of Brexit on the NHS' and thought it would make for a nice little summary blog post. From what I've learnt, there are … Continue reading Brexit on the NHS 🇬🇧🇪🇺
Anyone who follows the health news will know that there has been an awful lot about social care recently. So, for the benefit of myself and others, I'm going to be writing a blog post all about social care to gather some of my thoughts! Social care covers many different services, all focussed on providing … Continue reading Social care crisis
I recently read this article on IVF add-ons, and having watched the BBC Panorama episode on this issue, I thought I'd write a summary blog post on what I learnt and some of my own thoughts. I'll be honest with you, before reading the article and then undergoing some online research on this topic, I didn't … Continue reading ‘No solid evidence’ for IVF add-on success?
As 'World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016' draws to a close, I thought I'd talk about some of the things that I learnt from the antibiotic resistance talk I attended a while ago at my college's 'higher education conference day'. I really enjoyed this talk and it really opened my eyes to what a huge issue antibiotic resistance … Continue reading Will we run out of effective antibiotics? 💊
Children and adolescent mental health care has been on the news a lot recently, and very rightly so. There is a real problem in the lack of mental health services available to young people, and the ease of access to them. According to the 'Mental Health Foundation', 1 in 10 children and young people are … Continue reading Child & Young Person Mental Health Service