Reforms to the NHS and social care announced today aim to tackle health inequalities by addressing issues such as obesity. Experts from Warwick Medical School and the Warwick Obesity Network, which develops evidence-based policy and practitioner briefs supporting a new national strategy against obesity, comment
Professor Lawrence Young of Warwick Medical School comments as the number of Covid-19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test passes 100,000.
As media report that the UK is experiencing the start of a heatwave this weekend, Dr Raquel Nunes, senior research fellow at Warwick Medical School, comments that efforts to support vulnerable people during extreme heat, particularly with the current coronavirus restrictions, should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues.
This week the UK government announced that the wearing of face masks will be mandatory in English shops from 24 July. Dr James Gill, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick and a Locum GP, comments on how wearing masks can help us to protect each other.