10 Lessons Learned From the Pandemic, and a Way Forward: Report 10 Lessons Learned From the Pandemic, and a Way Forward: Report
A new report claims better federal government coordination is needed, along with an improved public health infrastructure, more tests, and better data on critical supplies.Medscape Medical News
Commenting on the announcement that the government is to end the public sector pay freeze UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “There’s never a good time to freeze public sector pay. Doing so at the peak of a pandemic was the height of folly. “Staff were doing their all to keep under-pressure services running, and ministers looked like they didn’t care. “There can be no decent public services without the people to run them. Pay freezes don’t help employers hold on to experienced staff, nor attract new recruits. “But if the chancellor doesn’t allocate...
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This study aims to examine the consequent changes in medical school curricula alongside students’ mental and physical health. It is observed that 549 medical students (response rate: 79.7%) from 31 of 37 public medical schools in Germany completed a cross-sectional online survey. Students answered questions regarding teaching, internet use, COVID-19 and well-being. A multivariate logistic regression examined factors associated with depressed mood, insomnia and headache. Academic teaching moved to a virtual environment (91%), whilst practical activities were suspended or cancelled (88%). Virtual teaching modalit...
More than 55% of Black and Latino households reported facing serious financial problems in recent months, a new poll finds. And more than a quarter have depleted their savings.(Image credit: PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images)
ConclusionsRemote system operation allowed full teleoperation of a non-fluoroscopic navigation system (keyboard, mouse, and screen) as well as bidirectional real-time audio/video feedback with the operating physician, providing a fully autonomous remote assistance in 50 complex ablation procedures. This technology ensures workflow continuity and optimal workforce flexibility and has relevant and promising implications in the field of training, teaching, and resource optimization that deserves further development.
Families can celebrate Halloween this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Rochelle Walensky, MD, director of the CDC, said Sunday.WebMD Health News
Families can celebrate Halloween this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Rochelle Walensky, MD, director of the CDC, said Sunday.
Samantha Flynn, Sue Caton, Amanda Gillooly, Jill Bradshaw, Richard P. Hastings, Chris Hatton, Andrew Jahoda, Peter Mulhall, Stuart Todd, Stephen Beyer, Laurence Taggart Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. ahead-of-print, No. ahead-of-print, pp.- The purpose of this paper is to present data about the experiences of adults with learning disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic across the UK. Interviews were conducted with 609 adults with learning disabilities. Family carers and support staff of another 351 adults with learning disabilities completed a proxy online survey. The data were collected be...
One of the four flu strains -- B/Yamagata -- included in annual flu shots appears to have fallen off the radar.
Local health officials who quit or were forced out during the pandemic have been replaced by people who must face an increasingly polarized public with fewer powers than their predecessors.Kaiser Health News