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Survey of UK nurses and midwives’ highlights their concerns about health, training and workload during COVID-19

Results of a survey published today (21 April) by a collaboration involving the University of Warwick have highlighted concerns nurses and midwives in the UK have about COVID-19 and the risks it poses to their physical and mental health, as well as the health of their families.

Tue 21 Apr 2020, 13:42 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

National clinical trial to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19

A new clinical trial led by the University of Warwick and Queen’s University Belfast seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.


Cell muscle movements visualised for first time

The movements of cell muscles in the form of tiny filaments of proteins have been visualised at unprecedented detail by University of Warwick scientists.

Mon 06 Apr 2020, 11:08 | Tags: cell biology, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Ventilators, visors, volunteers and testing - More than a dozen more ways Warwick staff & students are helping respond to the pandemic

I promised to come back to you soon to tell you about even more about the work of many more of our dedicated staff and students I these challenging times and today I am keeping that promise. Here many more ways in which our students and staff are helping from ventilators, visors, and volunteering to helping produce more COVID-19 testing ,and providing online computing experiments for primary school children now learning at home.

In many cases we can’t name the individuals as we want to leave them in peace to get on with their work but where we can they are named below.

Once again I want to give my personal thanks to each and every one of them – they are all inspiring people that are helping us all in these difficult times.”

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick


Medical students volunteer to join the NHS fight against COVID-19 across Coventry and Warwickshire

L to R, Casie Sweeney, Professor Kiran Patel, Chief Medical Officer at UHCW, Jodie Taylor, Adeola Salau, Jonny Kaberry and Mariam Pereira.Medical students are from today (1 April) supporting health services across Coventry and Warwickshire to help fight COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 120 final year students from Warwick Medical School at The University of Warwick will initially be employed by the NHS locally to deliver vital support to existing medical and other clinical staff to help with the response to Coronavirus.

Wed 01 Apr 2020, 08:39 | Tags: Health, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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