Results of a new survey suggest that over half of the UK population is struggling with sleep problems during lockdown. Here, Dr Nicole Tang from the Warwick Sleep and Pain Laboratory in the Department of Psychology comments on how events like the COVID-19 pandemic can disrupt our sleep, while sleep expert Dr Michelle Miller from Warwick Medical School offers some advice on sleeping well during lockdown.
Dr Helen Atherton, expert in the use of digital routes of access to general practice and alternatives to the face-to-face consultation at Warwick Medical School, comments on the use of video-based consultations of patients by hospitals to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
WHO report that one in four children in England aren't getting enough sleep - Dr Michelle Miller comments
As a new report from the World Health Organisation shows that one in four 11 to 15-year-olds in England has too little sleep, Dr Michelle Miller of Warwick Medical School, discusses the what her own research into sleep in young people has revealed.
‘Sleepwalking into male-orientated medicine’: University of Warwick academic speaks on medical feminism
A Warwick Medical School academic has highlighted how the medical profession’s historical focus on men has left a legacy of male-orientated medicine today in a talk for TEDxNHS.
Dr James Gill: Minimum pricing for alcohol 'is clearly part of the answer' in tackling alcohol abuse
Minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland appears to have had the effect of reducing alcohol consumption, according to a new study. Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School and a locum GP argues that this is strong evidence that targeting alcohol purchasing will have a public health benefit.