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Coronavirus ventilators

Malcolm Underhill
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At the beginning of the Coronavirus Covid 19 pandemic there was a fear that the NHS would be overwhelmed by patients, particularly those requiring ventilators to assist with their breathing. Thankfully, the worst forecasts were not realised, so, in terms of...

More coronavirus funding to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Malcolm Underhill
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There is concern during the pandemic, that not only is there an increase in domestic and sexual violence, but it is proving more difficult for the victim survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault gaining support. In response to this concern the...

Coronavirus causes increased risks of assaults for sex workers

Malcolm Underhill
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Views on the health of sex workers may fall into two camps. There will be those who consider sex workers deserve whatever they get, even if that means being exposed to violent attacks; and those who will see sex workers, mostly women, as victims of social...

Has COVID-19 affected your cancer treatment?

Seema Bagha
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We can all say we have been negatively impacted from Coronavirus, especially when it comes to our health. During the pandemic and the lockdown, since 23 rd March 2020, there have been patients who have either missed treatments, have had delayed or ...

Don't delay seeking medical care during the pandemic

Malcolm Underhill
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During the Covid 19 pandemic there has been an understandable reduction in the number of people seeking help from the NHS. Indeed, it was reported that the number of visits in England, to accident and emergency, were down by 29%. It was also reported by the...

The forgotten mothers and babies of the COVID -19 era

Natalie Amara
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The year is 2020 and it is indeed a strange one to come to terms with. In November 2019, reports surfaced in China of a new strain of the little-known coronavirus, termed COVID-19, that was quickly sweeping across the city of Wuhan. Fast forward to June 2020...

The effect of the Coronavirus on unpaid carers

Simon Pimlott
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During the Covid-19 pandemic much has been written about the challenges faced by those working in hospitals and care homes as they tackle unprecedented demands on their stretched resources. However, there has been less written about the often-extreme...

What can i do if my cancer treatment was delayed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Seema Bagha
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As we all know, due to the pandemic, many departments in hospitals have ceased from operating. Testing people for various health issues has ceased, non-emergency surgeries have all been put on hold as well as many other treatments. As the days go by, we hear...

Coronavirus Inquests - Garden Shed Vlog

Malcolm Underhill
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This is the first in our series of 'Garden Shed Vlogs' by Malcolm Underhill . In this video Malcolm looks at the issue of inquests for coronavirus deaths. ...