92 senior representatives of the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) have written to the Prime Minister calling for a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities. The letter…View More Inequalities in Health Alliance calls on Prime Minister to reduce health inequalities.
Taken directly from BMJ news Overall, 83.8% of the 123 707 beds available overnight were occupied between April and June this year, show bed occupancy rates…View More Danger: High levels of hospital bed occupancy rates in England
A Consensus StatementTaken directly from JAMA Network Open Question What leadership imperatives are most essential for health leaders following the emergency stages of the COVID-19…View More Guidance for Health Care Leaders During the Recovery Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) has today released a Joint Statement together with the British Heart Valve Society (BHVS), the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgeons (SCTS),…View More Anticoagulation of Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves.
By Saadia Aslam Original research from Professor Markus Schwerzmann and his team collected clinical outcome data to help identify risk factors for a complicated course…View More Clinical outcome of COVID-19 in patients with adult congenital heart disease
By Ahmed El-Medany In a case series of 23 male patients, by Montgomery et al (2021), myocarditis was identified within 4 days of administration of…View More Myocarditis recognised rare adverse association with COVID-19 vaccine
By Ahmed El-Medany Disruption to training due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to difficulties for some trainees in acquiring the competencies required to progress,…View More COVID-19 and Cardiology ARCP outcomes: a summary for trainers and trainees
Outcomes from the North American COVID-19 STEMI registry The goal of the NACMI (North American COVID-19 and STEMI) registry is to describe demographic characteristics, management…View More Greater adverse outcomes in patients presenting with COVID-19 and STEMI
By Ahmed El-Medany On 23 March, the American College of (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released the 2021 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions…View More ACC and AHA release key data elements and definitions for heart failure
By Ahmed El-Medany Chest CT scans and X-ray images have been reported to have sensitivity values of 98 and 69%, respectively, with regards to diagnosing…View More Application of Machine Learning to X-Ray and CT images in the diagnosis of COVID-19