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Thursday 17th January 2019

Concussion in sport: How science could tackle it

Description
Sport is facing a crisis. For once, it is nothing to do with finances, TV rights, corruption or doping but it is possibly a much more serious issue.
Date:
Thursday 17th January 2019
Thursday 10th January 2019

The NHS Long Term Plan: the challenge of leading the change

Description
The publication of a NHS plan is always a time of high drama and anticipation, at least for the health policy community keen to know what is to be expected of them in coming months and years by their political masters.
Date:
Thursday 10th January 2019
Thursday 20th December 2018

Away in a Manger

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Over the past fortnight, schools across the country have been preparing for the Christmas season. For those of us who went through the UK schooling system, this usually entails a Nativity play, in which the events of the birth of Christ are retold.
Date:
Thursday 20th December 2018
Monday 10th December 2018

No-Deal Brexit will severely impact NHS delivery across devolved jurisdictions

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In the case of a 'No-Deal' scenario, it appears inevitable that there will be some impact on NHS delivery of services, recruitment of healthcare professionals and access to medicines.
Date:
Monday 10th December 2018
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