The key lesson from the Cambridge scheme is the importance of public support. Eighty per cent of students volunteered to take part.
Posts Tagged: NHS England
Digital silos are slowing NHS staff down, causing unnecessary stress, and creating huge inefficiencies and security issues at the heart of the service.
The Education Secretary must lead school openings in less than a month. Which is why his Department needs new leadership now.
Johnson will almost certainly decide to tough it out. But he will have a big problem if school returns prove tricky.
Karol Sikora: Millions of people are waiting for cancer services. That’s the second wave we should worry about.
Those with cardiac conditions and other serious illnesses have, in many cases, been unable or too afraid to seek treatment.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
We’re “hoping for the best, but planning for the worst”, says the PM, in one of the most optimistic conferences of recent times
But many noticed the absence of Patrick Vallance, who has criticised the idea that the working from home policy should change.
The Government is poised to reverse the trend to competition rather than collaboration that has marked healthcare policy for 30 years.
The need for a technologically savvy workforce dominates debates, but what we need just as much is more “high touch” or empathetic jobs.
Anthony Browne: It’s time to drop the defeatist narrative about Britain and Covid-19. We have had many successes.
The coverage of death rates in this country has been lacking in nuance – leading people to have skewed perceptions of the UK’s performance.
David Green: Johnson’s racial inequality inquiry must be free from political prejudice. Here are my tips for getting it right.
There are clear challenges to the idea that all whites are privileged. The Government’s report must stick to the facts.
Raghib Ali: The harms of lockdown are exceeding the gains – especially when it comes to school closures
Neither the Covid-19 recovery plan nor SAGE’s minutes indicate that a formal “health cost-benefit analysis” has been done. We need one.
Luckily, Hancock has recognised the need for change, which has been made more urgent by the Coronavirus.
While we want to honour our healthcare system and its workers, we must be open to exploring how we can improve it too.
Raghib Ali: What I’ve seen as an epidemiologist on the Covid-19 frontline. And why it’s hard to see how the NHS now couldn’t cope.
I immediately volunteered to help out at the hospital, where I already had an honorary contract – as well as at the soon-to-open Nightingales.
In my view, what is needed is a system to allow our most experienced doctors to knowledgeably control referrals and patient demand.