Preparing For PrEP Is A “No-Brainer”

Preparing For PrEP Is A “No-Brainer” Preparing For PrEP Is A “No-Brainer” Prep, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a drug that is hoped will significantly reduce the number of new cases of HIV contracted from sexual relations. A study of the cost-effectiveness of the drug using data pertaining to homosexual relations – the highest risk group…

NHS “Destroys” Racist Twitter User

NHS “Destroys” Racist Twitter User NHS “Destroys” Racist Twitter User Large organisations and public services aren’t known for getting involved in social media spats. However, the NHS’ official blood service Twitter account boldly stepped in to take down a Twitter user over an inappropriate reply to one of its tweets. Back in June @GiveBloodNHS issued…

Trainees To Be Offered £20k To Join NHS

It is no secret that the NHS is desperately in need of doctors, nurses, specialists, beds, funding… well, everything. A combination of the consequences of cut-backs, negative press, low staff morale and EU nationals leaving in the aftermath of Brexit means health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has a huge job on his hands to attract professionals…

Care Quality Commission Heading to Parliament

According to a recent report from the Care Quality Commission the government needs to increase spending on NHS and social care services. Sir David Behan, chief executive of the Care Quality Commission has confirmed that the CQC’s report will be: “will be laid before Parliament and it is for Parliament to debate how they respond”.…

Gender Reversal Surgery On the NHS?

It might come as a surprise but the NHS has been offering gender reassignment surgery for over 17 years. Transgender issues are increasingly turning up in popular media and in political news while gender identity clinics are also mushrooming to help people deal with gender dysphoria. Now a new type of treatment is on the…

Gender Pay Gap on NHS Revealed by NHS Digital

These days the issue of pay as it relates to gender is one that seems to be constantly under scrutiny. Recently we’ve seen the BBC disclose earnings for its stars while Hollywood actors and international sports figures have also spoken out on how the issue affects their industries. Meanwhile some of the world’s biggest company…