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  1. Event
    This webinar will be chaired by Dr Joanne Fillingham, Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions (AHPs), NHS England & NHS Improvement and will include presentations from: Sarah Cooper, Senior Programme Manager- Post Covid Syndrome, Clinical Policy Unit, NHS England & NHS Improvement Sarah Duncan, Head of Clinical Policy Unit, Medical Directorate, NHS England & NHS Improvement Gordon Bigham, Interim Regional Chief Allied Health Professional Lead – Midlands, NHS England & NHS Improvement The webinar will cover: NHS five-point plan for managing long COVID
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    As we face the challenge of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic we need to apply what we have learnt so far, and what we continue to learn. It is a fast-moving evolving situation and as with any new strain of virus, the guidance for healthcare workers and health and social care services is being developed and updated frequently. In is a fast-moving evolving situation, we need ensure that our approaches and support for staff enables patient safety. The aims of this webinar from GovConnect is to: To explore how staff roles, training and decision-making impacts on patient safety.
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    There is growing concern that a significant number of COVID-19 patients continue to experience persistent physical and mental symptoms weeks and months after first contracting the virus. Chaired by RSM President Professor Roger Kirby, this webinar will tackle the topic of ‘Long COVID’, hearing insights from Dr Alastair Miller, Deputy Medical Director at the JRCPTB, Dr Nisreen Alwan, Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of Southampton and Long COVID sufferer, and Dr Carolyn Chew-Graham, GP Principal in Central Manchester and Professor of General Practice Research at Keele U
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    A panel of cross sector experts will explore how the pandemic has hugely altered the treatment of patients with chronic conditions, and specifically delayed the pain treatments of an estimated 150,000 people. It will discuss how best we can look after the increased number of ‘left behind’ patients requiring pain management, and how we can build clinician understanding and education on the available solutions. It will examine what post-Covid pain management could look like, how we can use technology to appropriately care for complex patients (e.g. taking controlled drugs, needing care at
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    It has been a challenging year for the health and care sector, but the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how technological innovation can bring about substantial improvement in efficiency of care. Join The King's Fund for this online event to learn about the proven benefits that technological solutions offer to complex problems, transforming the quality of care and patient experience for greater numbers of people. Using the orthopaedic pathway in Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust as a case study, it will explore in depth how the adoption and integration of techno
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    The Royal Society of Medicine's International COVID-19 Conference brings together thought leaders from around the world to share the key clinical learnings about COVID-19.Session 1: Respiratory effects: critical care and ventilationChair: Dr Charles Powell, Janice and Coleman Rabin Professor of Medicine System Chief, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai> Professor Anita K Simonds, Consultant in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, RBH NHS Foundation Trust> Dr Richard Oeckler, Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota> Dr Eva Polverino, Pulmonologist, Vall D’Hebron Barc
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    The number one focus in the world right now is health care and the critical need to bring greater efficiency to treating patients. During the COVID-19 pandemic, vast amounts of information are rapidly cross-crossing the globe. Governments, health systems, and research communities in the European region are looking to learn as much as possible from each other, as quickly as possible, about the nature of COVID-19 and the most effective interventions for preventing and treating it. We cannot afford to ignore the clear signs pointing to a new future of increased care needs, labour shortages
  8. Event
    This series of weekly open access knowledge learning lab sessions from AQuA have been designed to build a conversation and support you in your COVID-19 response. The topics are built around the four AQuA themes this year, where AQuA has significant expertise, learning and interest. The sessions will provide the opportunity for you to learn about the latest thinking and the bespoke tools that have been co-developed by AQuA and our members. Register
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    As a working parent, life has always been a juggling act… during this crisis I’m dropping a few balls and I feel totally out of control. I have always been an organised person. When I say organised, I mean that the kids get to school, I get to work, dinner is cooked, clothes are fresh, the house is clean, and we have time for fun. The last few days our worlds have turned upside down. The kids don’t go to school, my work is not what I know anymore and I’m too scared to go, dinners are not the usual (we had spam fritters and tinned potatoes last night), clothes are boiled washed, the h
  10. Content Article
    I have just finished a stint of four long days working as an outreach nurse. Many of our staff are self-isolating. As outreach nurses, we come into contact with many different types of patient on a daily basis. We could be seeing a surgical patient with sepsis to a pre-eclamptic lady on maternity, it just depends on who needs you. The varied case load is what I enjoy; the work can be stressful, but we have numerous algorithms, policies and procedures that we follow. These policies and procedures keep our patient safe and also gives us evidence-based approach to the treatment we give.
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    Key findings 1. We are in a public health crisis, but only our community connects it to underlying deficiencies with the healthcare system. The coronavirus pandemic is top of mind for everyone we polled, including those in our community and the general public. However, not surprisingly, our community has a much broader concern over access and availability of healthcare, at more than double than the general public. This is chiefly due to misgivings our community feels about how well the healthcare system serves patients on a range of areas, from safety to putting patients first to bein
  14. Content Article
    Key findings The review found that the largest disparity found was by age. Among people already diagnosed with COVID19, people who were 80 or older were seventy times more likely to die than those under 40. Risk of dying among those diagnosed with COVID-19 was also higher in males than females. Higher in those living in the more deprived areas than those living in the least deprived. Higher in those in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups than in White ethnic groups.