New guidance has been published, which supports primary care and community health services to meet the immediate and longer-term care needs of patients discharged following an acute episode of Covid-19.
New guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has said most of the children on the Covid-19 shielding patient list who are managed in primary care could be removed from the list.
A prestigious agency of the World Health Organization (WHO) has, once again, come out and classified night shift work as “probably” carcinogenic to humans, after a great deal of heated debate on the subject in recent years.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, key workers, including those working in the healthcare, utility and transport sectors, are not only the most exposed to Covid-19 but they are also 25–30% more likely to suffer from health-related illness or sustain an injury if they work night shifts.
New research has compared simple surgical masks with more sophisticated respirators, as well as looking at wider physical distancing and eye protection, and concluded that more stringent measures could all serve to reduce rates of infection significantly.