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Women’s health strategy established for doctors to tackle gender inequality

Doctors now must take mandatory training on female-specific health, as a new women’s health strategy pushes for more equal research and medical conduct between genders Women and girls across England will receive more sex-specific healthcare following the release of the Women’s Health Strategy for England. This change for improved medical services...
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Male doctors can undermine medical gender equality initiatives

Male doctors overestimating female representation could weaken medical gender equality initiatives, hindering true progress in representation.
transgender patient, supportive healthcare

Only 50% of transgender patients feel supported by doctors

Only half of transgender patients report supportive primary care experiences, with more understanding healthcare experiences decreasing psychological distress.
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GPs prescribe broad-spectrum antibiotics to avoid “time-consuming tests”

A study finds that broad-spectrum antibiotics are prescribed due to a lack of resources for GPs - with "time-consuming microbiological tests" taking too long.
mental distress

Caring for those who care for us

Claudia Marinetti, Director of Mental Health Europe, calls for action to curb the prevalence of mental distress amongst frontline health workers.
anxiety and depression

Psychologists report increase in demand for anxiety and depression treatment

Psychologists have reported an increase in the demand for treatment of anxiety and depression since the start of the pandemic.
upskilling health workers

What can be done to improve upskilling across the health sector?

Sarah-Jane McQueen, General Manager of the online healthcare course comparison website at CoursesOnline, explores how the health sector can upskill frontline workers during a crisis.
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Combatting misconceptions around volunteering for the NHS

Here, Paddy Hanrahan, Strategy & Innovation Director at Helpforce, tackles five major misconceptions around volunteering for the NHS, setting the facts from fiction.
healthcare teams

How technology is supporting healthcare teams across the board

Tim Weil, CEO, explains how Navenio technology can be employed to support healthcare teams.
concierge healthcare

Is concierge healthcare the right investment for you?

Annabelle Neame, Director of Business Development, HCA UK Concierge Centre, looks at the rise of concierge healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic and whether it is worth the investment.
general practice

Data on patient access is key to helping the crisis in general practice

Paul Bensley, managing director, X-on, discusses why data on patient access is key to improving general practice as we move forward following the last year.
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HR marketing in a health organisation

Laura Kirschbacher, Corporate Communications, Pfalzklinikum, details how to establish HR marketing within a health organisation, in this project report.
long COVID patients

NHS GP says long COVID patients “shouldn’t suffer in silence”

NHS GP and lead GP at Numan, Dr Luke Pratsides tells us everything he knows about the symptoms of long COVID and what’s being done to tackle this novel disease.
Shielded Patient List

How data shielded our most vulnerable during the pandemic

Mark Reynolds, Chief Technology Officer at NHS Digital, talks about the unique challenges brought about by the pandemic, and how using data innovatively with the Shielded Patient List and Population Risk Assessment helped to identify and protect some of the most vulnerable in society.
staff burnout

The pandemic, after the pandemic: Healthcare transformation can help solve staff burnout

Mike Hobby, Healthcare Transformation Partner, Checkit, explores how healthcare transformation can put a stop to staff burnout before it becomes a pandemic itself.
pay increase

NHS heroes to receive a pay increase of just 3%

The UK government has accepted the recommendations to offer NHS staff a pay increase of just 3% and junior doctors will miss out completely .
ivermectin for acne

What is ivermectin for acne rosacea?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, instructs us on how to use ivermectin to treat acne rosacea.
GP data collection

Plans to increase patient protection under new GP data collection programme

Patient data used for research will be better protected under new safeguarding plans ahead of the GP Data for Planning and Research programme.
brimonidine tartrate gel

Acne rosacea: What is brimonidine tartrate gel?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, tells us all about brimonidine gel as an effective treatment for acne rosacea.
burnout

Leveraging AI-powered speech recognition tech to reduce NHS staff burnout

Dr Simon Wallace, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Nuance, ponders the burnout epidemic amongst healthcare professionals and how leveraging AI-powered speech recognition technology can prevent it.

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