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Many ICU staff have experienced mental health conditions in COVID-19 pandemic

A high proportion of staff working in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced mental health conditions, according to a new study. In a study of 515 healthcare


Study shows Cannabis terpenes provide pain relief and contribute to ‘entourage effect’

When it comes to the medicinal and therapeutic properties of Cannabis sativa, an unsolved mystery is whether there exists an “entourage effect,” whereby the pain-relieving effects of the plant as a


Review: Acute Care and Mental Health Recovery Summit: Breakthrough learnings through collaboration

Digitisation is the future of healthcare. However, without coordination and system-wide support, digitally-driven advancement within healthcare will fail to arise. At the Acute Care and Mental Health Recovery Summit, held in


MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety


Anaesthetist in Focus – Peter Young

Peter Young is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn. He has a strong interest in innovation and is involved in the development


26 November 2021, Patient Safety Conference 2021 – Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group; Online event

The Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group Patient Safety Conference will be held virtually this year on Friday 26 November 2021 in collaboration with the Difficult Airway Society. The first session will


Study reveals huge pressures on anaesthesia and critical care workforce

New research published in Anaesthesia  shows the huge pressure that anaesthesia and critical care staff in the UK have been under throughout the winter wave of COVID-19, as newly admitted infected