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BAME Britons still lack protection from Covid, says doctors' chief

More than a third of coronavirus intensive care patients are from ethnic minoritiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA third of coronavirus patients in intensive care are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, prompting the head of the British Medical Association to warn that government inaction will be responsible for further disproportionate deaths.Chaand Nagpaul, the BMA Council chair, was the first public figure to call for an inquiry into whether and wh...
Tags: Health, Politics, Wales, Race, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Health policy, Inequality, British Medical Association, BAME, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Black Britons still lack protection from Covid, says doctors' chief

More than a third of coronavirus intensive care patients are from ethnic minoritiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA third of coronavirus patients in intensive care are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, prompting the head of the British Medical Association to warn that government inaction will be responsible for further disproportionate deaths.Chaand Nagpaul, the BMA Council chair, was the first public figure to call for an inquiry into whether and wh...
Tags: Health, Politics, Wales, Race, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Health policy, Inequality, British Medical Association, BAME, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID


Hancock says Covid testing crisis may last weeks as UK hospitals plug gaps

Admission comes as more people with Covid symptoms turn up at A&E and call 111Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain’s testing crisis could take weeks to resolve, the health secretary has admitted as it emerged that Covid tests from hospitals are being deployed for use in the community to plug holes in the system.People with Covid symptoms in Rochdale, one of the worst-hit parts of the country, have been turning up at A&E hospital departments and calling 111 desperat...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Health policy, Rochdale, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus outbreak


Pregnant women with COVID-19 at higher risk for severe illness, health experts say

Pregnant women infected with the novel coronavirus stand a higher risk of becoming severely ill, according to health care professionals who have been monitoring COVID-19’s adverse impacts on expectant mothers and their infants. Thousands of pregnant women across Southern California have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past six months. And while two women with preexisting health conditions have died from the virus, medical professionals say most have recovered from their illnesse...
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Coronavirus: England 'on knife-edge' as cases rise and lockdowns grow

Former chief scientific adviser issues warning to government after huge surge in cases Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew cases of coronavirus are doubling almost weekly across England, figures revealed, as Birmingham became the biggest local authority to announce a tightening of lockdown measures and health officials flagged “worrying signs” of infections in elderly people.The measures to be introduced in Birmingham next week mean more than 7.3 million people – 11% ...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Scotland, Society, UK News, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Health policy, Birmingham, North Of England, Coronavirus outbreak


Hospital boss praised by Matt Hancock told to end ‘toxic management culture’

Royal College of Anaesthetists criticise West Suffolk hospital chief executive after staff complaints A hospital boss championed by Matt Hancock has been told to end “a toxic management culture” after doctors were asked to provide fingerprint samples to identify a whistleblower.The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has urged the chief executive of West Suffolk hospital, Steve Dunn, who Hancock described as an “outstanding leader”, to take urgent action to improve the wellbeing of senior clin...
Tags: Health, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Hancock, West Suffolk, Steve Dunn, Matt Hancock, Royal College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Anaesthetists RCoA


Hospitals in England will miss target for restoring pre-Covid services

Most trusts in England ‘will fall short’ of official edict to return to 90% of elective surgery and outpatient proceduresMost hospitals in England will fall short of official demands to increase their services back to almost pre-Covid levels next month as they continue to deal with the fallout from the pandemic, health service insiders have warned.An official edict by NHS England called on trusts across the country to return a series of services back to 90% of activity levels seen before the cri...
Tags: Health, England, Society, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Simon Stevens, Coronavirus outbreak


'It tortures me to imagine her dying without us' – the life and lonely death of Doreen Chappell

In April, Doreen, who lived in an assisted living facility, contracted Covid-19. Her family are devastated by her death, and believe she would still be alive today had she not been disabledIf Doreen Chappell’s first marriage was a disaster, her second one was a great success. She was born Doreen Brenda Ward in the East End of London, in 1936; her mother was a seamstress, her father, who had seen action at Gallipoli, later became a telecoms engineer.It was a working-class household: Doreen left s...
Tags: Society, World news, Hospitals, Disability, Social Care, Gallipoli, Doreen, East End of London, Coronavirus outbreak, Doreen Chappell, Doreen Brenda Ward


Amid coronavirus pandemic, health professionals brace for flu season

Bracing for a collision between the novel coronavirus and influenza, health care professionals across Southern California are beginning to stockpile flu vaccines and preparing to launch public outreach campaigns encouraging everyone — children, adults and the elderly — to get their shots this fall. The upcoming flu season threatens to tax hospitals just beginning to thin the ranks of COVID-19 patients after coping with an early-summer surge. On Sunday, the Angels made a surprising switch by ...
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Were Covid hospital admissions figures in England overreported? It's not that simple

A Sage member and NHS England have pushed back against criticism of hospital admissions dataCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageClaims that hospital admissions for Covid-19 in England were overreported at the peak of the outbreak may not be telling the whole story.According to government figures, the daily hospital admissions for Covid-19 patients in hospital rose from 1,541 on 3 March to 17,172 on 12 April. On 20 August the figure was 516. Continue reading...
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NHS Covid admissions figures in England defended amid row over 'overreporting'

Sage member and NHS England push back against criticism of hospital admissions dataCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageClaims that hospital admissions for Covid-19 in England were overreported at the peak of the outbreak may not be telling the whole story.According to government figures, the daily hospital admissions for Covid-19 patients in hospital rose from 1,541 on 3 March to 17,172 on 12 April. On 20 August the figure was 516. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, England, Science, UK News, Hospitals, NHS, Coronavirus outbreak, NHS COVID


Is It OK to Ask Patients for Their Plasma?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to use patient data to solicit antibody donation from members of a community disproportionately affected by Covid-19 — and more.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Minorities, Health Insurance and Managed Care, COVID


Families Are Central to Critical Care. But the Waiting Room Is Empty.

Family members play an important role in the care we provide. I miss them.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A Hospital Without Loved Ones Is the New Normal

Family members play an important role in the care we provide. I miss them.
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We Didn’t See Our Kids for 109 Days

Two Manhattan doctors sent their girls to Singapore while they worked the front lines — and then the country closed its borders.
Tags: News, Parenting, Singapore, Hospitals, Manhattan, Travel Warnings, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan (NYC, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Antibody: Clinical Trials of Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected

Antibody trials sponsored by Regeneron and Eli Lilly are off to a slow start because of a dearth of tests, overwhelmed hospitals and reluctant patients.
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Clinical Trials of Coronavirus Drugs Are Taking Longer Than Expected

Antibody trials sponsored by Regeneron and Eli Lilly are off to a slow start because of a dearth of tests, overwhelmed hospitals and reluctant patients.
Tags: News, Research, Hospitals, National Institutes of Health, Emory University, Clinical Trials, Eli Lilly and Company, Eli Lilly, Regeneron, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


A Large Coffee and a Marriage Proposal to Go

Drs. Ariel Schaap and Joshua Heisler, both internists who met as pre-med students 10 years ago, had a small outdoor wedding in Englewood, N.J. Then it was back to work.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Englewood, Weddings and Engagements, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Drs Ariel Schaap, Joshua Heisler


Health Experts Warn About Perils of New Virus Data Collection System

An administration shift is putting a burden on hospitals and undercutting the integrity of data on the pandemic, current and former members of a federal advisory panel said.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Health and Human Services Department, Donald J, Kadlec, Azar, Michael T, Government Contracts and Procurement, Osterholm, Alex M II, Robert P, American Hospital Assn, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

Airborne virus plays a significant role in community transmission, many experts believe. A new study fills in the missing piece: Floating virus can infect cells.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Epidemics, University of Florida, John, Marr, Linsey, Gainesville (Fla, RNA (Ribonucleic Acid, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Lednicky, Disease Rates, Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns


For Doctors of Color, Microaggressions Are All Too Familiar

“They ask you if you’re coming in to take the trash out — stuff they wouldn’t ask a physician who was a white male.”
Tags: News, Hospitals, Doctors, Black People, Discrimination, Microaggressions, Race and Ethnicity, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-health


‘The Wounds Are Still Fresh’

These front-line medical workers are struggling with what comes next.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Doctors, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx (NYC, Your-feed-opinionvideo, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Mexico’s Coronavirus Struggle Worsened by Fear of Hospitals

A fear of hospitals is leading many Mexicans to delay treatment for coronavirus until it is too late for doctors to help them.
Tags: News, Mexico, Hospitals, Lopez Obrador, Deaths (Fatalities, Emergency Medical Treatment, Mexico City (Mexico, Andres Manuel, Ecatepec (Mexico, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


The Trauma of Caring for Coronavirus Patients

“How do we as doctors and nurses decide we did a good job?”
Tags: News, Hospitals, Doctors, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx (NYC, Your-feed-opinionvideo, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


‘I’d Rather Stay Home and Die’

A fear of hospitals is leading many Mexicans to delay treatment for coronavirus until it is too late for doctors to help them.
Tags: News, Mexico, Hospitals, Lopez Obrador, Emergency Medical Treatment, Mexico City (Mexico, Andres Manuel, Ecatepec (Mexico, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


When Covid-19 Hit, Many Elderly Were Left to Die

Warnings had piled up for years that nursing homes were vulnerable. The pandemic sent them to the back of the line for equipment and care.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Belgium, Elderly, Nursing Homes, Brussels (Belgium, Nursing and Nurses, Protective Clothing and Gear, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Could This Be the Last Time We See Our Dad?

Zoom has become a link between loved ones. But is what we see onscreen real life?
Tags: News, Hospitals, Death and dying, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan (NYC, Deaths (Fatalities, Haviv, Quarantines, Videophones and Videoconferencing, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Baruch (1937-2020


Could This Be the Last Time We See Our Dad?

Zoom has become a link between loved ones. But is what we see onscreen real life?
Tags: News, Hospitals, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan (NYC, Quarantines, Videophones and Videoconferencing, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Hawa Abdi, Doctor Who Aided Thousands in Somalia, Dies at 73

Dr. Abdi turned her family’s land into a hospital and camp that treated and supported legions of people displaced during a civil war.
Tags: News, Hospitals, Doctors, Somalia, Humanitarian Aid, Hawa, Abdi, Deaths (Obituaries, Hawa Abdi