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  • A&E for sepsis

    Sepsis – Do I Go To A&E?

    The National Institute for Health Care Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines instructing medical professionals to treat patients experiencing the symptoms of sepsis faster and more efficiently. These changes have been put into place following a 2015 inquiry which found that 40% of patients attending A&E with sepsis symptoms were not attended by a doctor…

  • Zika Risk

    Zika Risk in Africa and Asia

    As one of the most-talked about health topics this year, Zika continues to be a global health concern. Following initial discussions and updates on research around finding a vaccine, there was also plenty of controversy around the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games, with many athletes dropping out due to concerns over high-risk areas in…