NHS Race and Health Observatory – Pulse oximetry and racial bias

The accuracy of Pulse Oximeter readings from black and minority ethnic people could be seriously misleading, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, and need further assessment.

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‘Restoration’ convalescence project – restoring lives during the pandemic

There is much we can do on a practical level to bring relief to the suffering. As such, I initiated a Convalescence Project called ‘Restoration’, which seeks to meet the needs of individuals recovering from the COVID-19 coronavirus, and those who are experiencing what scientists have identified as ‘Long COVID’*1.

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Better Health campaign  #HelpUsHelpYou

The last 12 months were filled with fear, confusion and great unpredictability. The greatest lesson I learned living through the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, was the importance of taking control of my health.

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Black health care professionals urge public to learn the signs of lung cancer

Black health care professionals are backing the latest NHS and Public Health England campaign urging people to contact their GP practice if they have a cough for three weeks or more and it isn’t COVID-19.

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Effects of Ageing on the Musculoskeletal System & Management

Ageing is inevitable, with specific changes affecting the musculoskeletal system. Changes can occur to all of the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

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UK Government confirms mandatory hotel quarantine

The Department for Health and Social Care has confirmed that from the 15 February anyone travelling to the UK from a country on the UK’s travel ban list will be required to quarantine in a government approved facility for a period of 10 days.

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