Healthcare workers and coronavirus: behind the stiff upper lip we are highly vulnerable

The coronavirus pandemic is placing immense mental and physical pressures on NHS staff.

Miriam Taegtmeyer, Professor of Global Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
April 8, 2020 | conversation

~13 mins

Tags: nhs coronavirus healthcare-workers covid-19 ppe

Coronavirus: does the amount of virus you are exposed to determine how sick you'll get?

For some diseases, the dose of virus a person is exposed to is directly linked to how severe the disease is.

Sarah L Caddy, Clinical Research Fellow in Viral Immunology and Veterinary Surgeon, University of Cambridge
April 7, 2020 | conversation

~5 mins

Tags: nhs coronavirus covid-19 sars-cov-2

Coronavirus: why clapping for carers feels so strangely uplifting

Clapping is the auditory equivalent of a group hug, according to neuroscience.

Catherine Loveday, Neuropsychologist, University of Westminster
April 1, 2020 | conversation

~6 mins

Tags: music psychology nhs coronavirus2020

Not perfect but positive – the UK response to coronavirus

Let's stay united in the face of this threat.

Vageesh Jain, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health Medicine, UCL
March 26, 2020 | conversation

~5 mins

Tags: nhs coronavirus public-health-england covid-19 rishi-sunak

Not perfect but positive – the UK response to COVID-19

Let's stay united in the face of this threat.

Vageesh Jain, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health Medicine, UCL
March 26, 2020 | conversation

~5 mins

Tags: nhs coronavirus public-health-england covid-19 rishi-sunak

'The bills were more stressful than the cancer': US versus UK healthcare – a personal story

Why the UK should be proud of the NHS.

Nora Groce, Director UCL International Disability Research Centre, UCL
March 20, 2020 | conversation

~7 mins

Tags: obamacare nhs healthcare-system

Coronavirus: ten questions about self-isolation answered

Everything you need to know to ace self-isolation.

Paul Hunter, Professor of Medicine, University of East Anglia
March 12, 2020 | conversation

~5 mins

Tags: nhs covid-19 self-isolation

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