COVID-19 and cancer care at Barts Hospital, London – an update

In this interview, Professor Thomas Powles from Barts Cancer Institute in London joins Alicia Morgans in a follow-up discussion providing an update to a previously recorded conversation on the current healthcare environment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United Kingdom. Prof Powles shares an aspirational perspective from London looking towards the future in terms […]

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NHS Volunteer Responders

Are you self-isolating and in need of support? Find out more about how an NHS Volunteer Responder can help you. We know that some kidney cancer patients have not received a letter to inform them that they are at the highest clinical risk from coronavirus (COVID-19) and they are extremely vulnerable. However, these people are experiencing problems […]

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NHS Help Us to Help You campaign

The NHS has launched a major new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need and that, despite COVID-19, the NHS is open for business. Delays in getting treatment due to coronavirus fears pose a long term risk to people’s health. In addition, fewer people are going to their […]

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National COVID-19 Research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have released a list of frequently asked questions about COVID-19 research taking place in the UK. So far, over 30,000 participants are taking part in a range of NIHR supported COVID-19 research studies across the UK. There are 21 new research studies into the novel coronavirus that have […]

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NHS warning to seek help for cancer symptoms, as public report concerns with getting checked

Professor Peter Johnson, England’s top cancer doctor, has urged people not to hesitate to get checked for cancer as new research revealed that nearly half of the public have concerns about seeking help during the coronavirus pandemic. The survey found that one in 10 people would not contact their GP even if they had a […]

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COVID-19 extremely vulnerable group of people to increase to 2 million

The number of extremely vulnerable people at high risk of coronavirus who have been asked to “shield” themselves for 12 weeks is to be increased to two million people by the end of the month. Initially, the shielding group was expected to be around 1.5 million people, but GPs have been “overwhelmed with requests” and […]

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NHS Help Us Help You campaign

The NHS has launched a major new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need and that, despite COVID-19, the NHS is open for business. Delays in getting treatment due to coronavirus fears pose a long term risk to people’s health. In addition, fewer people are going to their […]

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