At the World Health Assembly this year, 194 member states agreed unanimously to put nursing and midwifery at the centre of achieving Universal Health Coverage. It’s a first in world health. They also declared 2020 ‘the Year of the Nurse
The universities admission process has been heavily criticised recently. As the number of unconditional offers hits a record high and universities come under fire for demanding high predicted A-level grades then accepting much lower actual A-level grades, some people are
“People will consistently rank the social determinants of health… as less important than individual behaviours in driving health.”
Dr Matthew Shipsey is part of a drive for Irish medical schools to include sufficient guidance on the influences of social factors on health, including bringing people who are or have been homeless or substance abusers into medical schools to
In the present climate, prudent HEI administrators realise the importance of preparing robust responses to financial stress.
Here, Glynne Stanfield of Eversheds Sutherland gives the top five things you need to know to plan for success.
1. Know your legal standing
Maternity and pregnancy discrimination is unfortunately still very common, what advice can midwives give to women who are experiencing discrimination or unfair treatment? Here we explain how to negotiate an exit from an employer.
You can also read our separate
It’s a simple mistake. You work for a lifetime to make things more equal for BAME employees and other minority categories – you campaign in categories, you end up thinking in categories.
You support the equalities legislation that is passed. You
Maternity and pregnancy discrimination is unfortunately still very common, and here we explain how to negotiate an exit from your employer if you are experiencing it.
You can also read our separate page: 10 tips for returning from maternity leave.
In October 2018, The Lancet published an epidemiological report on global use of caesarean sections – it put the UK figure at just over 26% of all births. This comes, perhaps not coincidentally, at a time when tokophobia (the
A recent HEPI survey revealed that nearly three-quarters of students think universities should consider the backgrounds of applicants. It comes after universities have been urged to review their admissions practices by the Government.
What can schools and universities do to widen participation
Mental health problems are on the rise in the western world. Suicide is now the leading cause of death in men under 50. Myriad factors contribute to the development of mental illness in any given individual but Professor Kate Pickett