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Thursday 17th September 2020

Improving immunity through physical activity and exercise – new advice for healthcare professionals

Improving immunity through physical activity and exercise – new advice for healthcare professionals
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Emerging data from across the world indicates that these lockdowns have resulted in reduced physical activity and increased sedentary time in society- guidance for healthcare professionals has been created.
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Thursday 17th September 2020
Thursday 10th September 2020

Ensuring quality and safety in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for healthcare: the first global standards for clinical trials involving AI interventions

Ensuring quality and safety in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for healthcare: the first global standards for clinical trials involving AI interventions
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Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform healthcare as we know it.
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Thursday 10th September 2020
Tuesday 11th August 2020

A lost decade? A renewed case for adult social care reform in England

A lost decade?  A renewed case for adult social care reform in England
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Urgent reform of the funding of UK adult social care is needed to save a desperately overstretched system which has now reached breaking point, warn policy experts at the University of Birmingham.
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Tuesday 11th August 2020
Thursday 30th July 2020

The future of work can be flexible

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The University of Kent and the University of Birmingham have undertaken research to understand how employees working from home have coped during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Thursday 30th July 2020
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