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Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week

Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the deadly outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week and figures show Wales is being hit the hardest Rates of flu have more than doubled in all UK nations since the last week of 2018 Experts warn rising cases are having a ‘high impact’ on intensive care… Read More »

A need for structural change to improve the safety and well-being of LGBTQ people

In a previous post on LGBTQ care, Dr. Carlene MacMillan called attention to the importance of respecting patients’ pronouns. As she points out, discrepancies between patients’ chosen names/pronouns and gender markers on official documents can pose real challenges to providing patient-centered care. Even if health care providers know their patients’ self-determined identities, electronic health records… Read More »