NHS Articles

The invisible disease: Endometriosis

The invisible disease: Endometriosis

Endometriosis is known as an “invisible disease”, we explore why this common condition is so often ignored or misdiagnosed
Healthcare scientists: The unsung heroes of the NHS

Healthcare scientists: The unsung heroes of the NHS

The NHS is a force at work. Doctors and nurses are well known for their outstanding care, but there are more heroes behind the scenes…
The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse: Prioritising patients over personal gain

The Good Nurse takes a sensitive and informative approach towards depicting true, harrowing events
New blood test could revolutionise cancer treatment

New blood test could revolutionise cancer treatment

Catching cancer in its early stages can transform patient outcomes – this new test claims to make it easier than ever
How healthcare fails women

How healthcare fails women

Women have been neglected by the healthcare system for centuries. Surely, it’s time for a change.
World Mental Health Day: Tackling the Mental Health Crisis

World Mental Health Day: Tackling the Mental Health Crisis

World Mental Health Day was dedicated to making mental health and wellbeing a global priority
‘People would rather take a loan and be able to eat’: Medical Students launch the #LiveableNHSBursary campaign

‘People would rather take a loan and be able to eat’: Medical Students launch the #LiveableNHSBursary campaign

Medical students funding halved as they hit fifth and sixth years – we’ve interviewed the founder of the #LiveableNHSBursary campaign to find out more about the problem
Can pharmacogenomics be introduced to the NHS?

Can pharmacogenomics be introduced to the NHS?

We have the technology to precisely match peoples drugs to their DNA, but should it be introduced to the NHS?
“Burnt out before you’re qualified”: Life as a nursing student

“Burnt out before you’re qualified”: Life as a nursing student

Nursing students are still relying on food banks three years after The Mancunion last investigated
UK healthcare is structurally sexist – how do we fix it?

UK healthcare is structurally sexist – how do we fix it?

What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than by discovering the severe structural sexism of the UK healthcare system?
This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

This Is Going to Hurt: A painfully funny adaptation

The gory insides of the NHS are exposed in this painfully funny adaptation of Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir.
Immunocompromised students and the end of Covid-19 regulations in England: Is it safe?

Immunocompromised students and the end of Covid-19 regulations in England: Is it safe?

What happens to those most vulnerable when restrictions end?
This is [not] Going to Hurt book sales

This is [not] Going to Hurt book sales

Is Adam Kay milking the success of his bestselling memoir This is Going to Hurt?
Ethnic inequality in the NHS: UoM researchers find evidence of discrimination

Ethnic inequality in the NHS: UoM researchers find evidence of discrimination

A UoM lecturer has found ethnic discrimination is rife across the NHS
The NHS vs nicotine: Could prescription e-cigarettes be the solution?

The NHS vs nicotine: Could prescription e-cigarettes be the solution?

With smoking on the rise since lockdown, the government is being forced to intervene
The Charlatans’ NHS benefit live at Gorilla

The Charlatans’ NHS benefit live at Gorilla

New contributor Dan Knight covers The Charlatan’s NHS benefit gig at Gorilla ahead of their winter tour and compilation album
Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Should the NHS be seen as a charity?

Anna Nixon explains why it is the government’s responsibility to fund the NHS – not the public’s
The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

Georgie Selwood takes a look at PPE and whether one size truly fits all.
What does the fall of the Piccadilly Gardens ‘Berlin Wall’ reveal about us?

What does the fall of the Piccadilly Gardens ‘Berlin Wall’ reveal about us?

Annie Dabb examines the impact of the demolition of the Picadilly Gardens wall, and shows how the middle classes tend to prioritise aesthetics over functionality
Cancer won’t wait so why should you?

Cancer won’t wait so why should you?

Corona’s not the only bad guy in town – Be BRAVE, check it out, beat cancer

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