January 2016 archive

PrEP should be offered on the NHS

It’s been five years since it was shown that being on antiretroviral therapy (ART) contributed to reducing the transmission of HIV.  Since then prevention and treatment have been understood more closely.   Being on ART is good for the patient, allowing the person to live a more

Posted on Wed, 27 Jan 2016

Why We Should Start Paying More Attention To Glaucoma

  Blindness is one of the most common fears in the country, following only heart disease and cancer in polls - and that’s not much of a surprise, given how intensely visual our society is. Unfortunately, many people never stop to pay attention to glaucoma, despite its status as more

Posted on Wed, 6 Jan 2016

Medsin, International Friends and GlobalSurg: a Retrospective Review!

Dear Medsin members,   I apologise that this blog didn’t come out sooner! The Medsin Global Surgery National Working Group (what a mouthful) has been crazy busy working on a number of projects and I just haven’t had the chance to put this together before now. more

Posted on Mon, 4 Jan 2016

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