People Have Been Genuinely Suffering Very Severely: The Impact Coronavirus Has Had On Those Living With Multiple Sclerosis
An investigation into treatment changes how patients have struggled to get the care they need for their neurodegenerative condition
REVEALED - Admissions to hospital caused by smoking have reached the highest figure since records began
Covid-19 has taken the lives of over 100,000 people in the United Kingdom. The respiratory nature of the virus puts those who smoke more at risk. We spoke to the senior policy officer of the British Lung Foundation to discuss how the pandemic has impacted those who smoke and their behaviours
There were a total of 506,100 hospital admissions during 2019/20 according to NHS figures. [Read More]
“If we cannot explain why it is disproportionate then we are in a very bad place” - Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police on stop and search powers
Figures show Asian minorities are disproportionately stopped and searched by police forces.
By George Willoughby [Read More]
“We were being asked to do a completely different job to what we had been doing all of our careers” - physiotherapist Kay Hebden on the impact of Covid-19
Outpatient departments, such as physiotherapy, are dealing with a global pandemic which has altered the working environment in a plethora of ways.
For multiple decades, Kay was a physiotherapist working with those with multiskeletal conditions. This involved direct outpatient referrals from GPs where she would provide treatment through face-to-face appointments. Kay also worked on the orthopaedic pathway. In March, Covid-19 changed her job forever. [Read More]