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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

Video consultations with GP are viable alternative during social distancing measures

Patients and general practice staff are receptive to greater use of video consultations in general practice, however concerns about accessibility and technical challenges have been an obstacle to the technology being widely adopted, a University of Warwick study has found.

Wed 25 Mar 2020, 11:00 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Child malnutrition monitoring in Mauritius transformed with mobile technology

Child malnutrition in Mauritius, and across Sub Saharan Africa, could be monitored more accurately and quickly, thanks to simple mobile-based data collection forms, according to new research by the University of Warwick, UK.


Take a journey through your DNA in new artwork at Coventry Cathedral

The stories of families and individuals affected by genetically-inherited conditions are to be told in a new installation based of University of Warwick research that invites members of the public to explore their own ‘genetic baggage’.

Tue 29 Oct 2019, 11:19 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Prescribing rates for anxiety and sleeping drugs highest in deprived areas

Prescriptions for drugs to treat anxiety, alcohol withdrawal and sleep problems are highest in the most deprived areas in England, according to a new study from the University of Warwick.

Wed 23 Oct 2019, 08:35 | Tags: Health, research, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

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