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Producing and using timely comparative evidence on drugs: lessons from clinical trials for covid-19
Since the early days of the novel coronavirus outbreak, a record number of studies have been launched to test several repurposed and new medicines as potential treatments for covid-19 An analysis by the news organisation ...
Newly qualified health visitor: COVID-19 – a public health crisis
Bethany Boddy explores the fast-changing public health emergency of COVID-19 and the health visitor response.
10 minutes with Kelly Garside, Team Manager, Community Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Oxford Health Foundation Trust
Kelly Garside is a registered mental health nurse who graduated with Distinction in a Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing in 1997 and obtained her BSc (Hons) in 1998, both at Buckinghamshire University (Brunel). She ...
Delivering training during pandemic times and beyond
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many face-to-face training courses are being redesigned to be delivered virtually. In the UK, the Sexually Transmitted Infection Foundation (STIF) Course is traditionally a 2-day training ...
SPICE-19: a 3-Month Prospective Cohort Study of 640 Medical Students and Foundation Doctors
Introduction There is paucity of data around the support that medical students have been provided with, need to be provided with, and would like to be provided with during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study sought to explore ...
Conducting research into assaults on mental health nurses during COVID-19: a reflection on a professional and ethical dilemma
This article describes and reflects upon ethical dilemmas encountered during the data collection phase of a doctoral study exploring the experiences of mental health nurses who have been assaulted by patients in secure ...
Aiding staff wellbeing and resilience during the coronavirus pandemic
Wellbeing, knowledge and effective management are vital for healthcare staff, particularly at times of extreme stress, as with the coronavirus pandemic. This article reports on a wellbeing and resilience session, delivered ...
Co-producing Human and Animal Experimental Subjects: Exploring the Views of UK COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Participants on Animal Testing
Preclinical (animal) testing and human testing of drugs and vaccines are rarely considered by social scientists side by side. Where this is done, it is typically for theoretically exploring the ethics of the two situations ...