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young people's mental health

How can we improve young people’s mental health?

As we approach the culmination of 2022 European Mental Health Week, Mental Health Europe has outlined policy recommendations to safeguard and enhance young people’s...
MEP Interest Group on AMR

How the MEP Interest Group on AMR is tackling antimicrobial resistance

Cristina Pricop and Jean-Yves Stenuick outline the key objectives of the MEP Interest Group on AMR whose remit is centred on driving forward the...
European Patients' Rights Day

European Patients’ Rights Day: Championing civic participation in health

Mariano Votta, the Director of the Active Citizenship Network, the organisers of European Patients' Rights Day, explores the importance of civic engagement in safeguarding...
fertility preservation

Huge disparities in access to fertility preservation treatment in the UK

An extensive UK study has revealed that people needing fertility preservation treatment on the NHS face a 'postcode lottery' to receive the therapy. Fertility preservation...
non-communicable diseases

$140bn funding could prevent 39 million deaths from non-communicable diseases

Global analysis has revealed that $140 billion will need to be invested to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) globally, funding that could potentially save 39...
healthcare for women

Healthcare for women is failing to heal from the pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has worryingly revealed that healthcare for women is severely lacking in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings from the...
Menopause Support

Why we need to start talking about improving menopause support

Health Europa discusses the urgent need to improve menopause-related services, care, and public understanding with founder of Menopause Support Diane Danzebrink. Although the discourse surrounding menopause...
women's health

Bringing women’s health out of the shadows

Irene Oldfather, Director of Strategy and Engagement at The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) outlines some of the challenges associated with...
COVID backlogs

NHS combat COVID backlogs with massive reservist recruitment drive

The NHS has revealed that they will be employing thousands of new NHS reservists to tackle the sizeable COVID backlogs currently impacting health services. Announced...
quarantine rules

Did travel quarantine rules in England reduce the spread of COVID-19?

A new UK study has comprehensively analysed the effectiveness of the travel quarantine rules in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts from the University of...
Maternity Disparities Taskforce

Maternity Disparities Taskforce to reduce maternity care inequalities

The UK Government has announced a new Maternity Disparities Taskforce designed to mitigate the inequalities experienced by women from ethnic minority groups and people...
Clarity needed over what constitutes as a ‘mental health problem’

Clarity needed over what constitutes as a ‘mental health problem’

A systematic review uncovered various models used to understand mental health problems with implications for how people are assessed and supported. A new review by...
non-communicable diseases

Continuum of care for non-communicable diseases in the EU

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Europa speaks to the European Commission about how it plans to safeguard the continuum of care for...
gender inequality

Gender inequality within healthcare exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Blandine Mollard of the EIGE discusses the findings from the Gender Equality Index 2021 and explores how gender inequality needs to be addressed within...
button battery ingestion

Addressing the growing issue of button battery ingestion in children

Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Christos Tzivinikos, discusses the worrying increase in button battery ingestion (BBI) in children and how this can be prevented. Button battery ingestion...
spinal cord injury

ONWARD unveil involvement in groundbreaking spinal cord injury trial

Medical technology experts ONWARD has announced it has completed enrolment in the Up-Lift study, an initiative aiming to advance treatment for spinal cord injury. ONWARD...
Guidelines may promote over-diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy in infants

Guidelines may promote over-diagnosis of cow’s milk allergy in infants

New international guidelines developed to help diagnose cow’s milk allergy may lead to over-diagnosis, according to University of Bristol-led research published in the journal...
High-risk surgery: stabilising blood pressure and improving patient safety

High-risk surgery: stabilising blood pressure and improving patient safety

Due to the burning issue of significant mortality and morbidity following high-risk surgery in Europe, the Improving Patient Outcomes (ImPrOve) think tank outlines the...
New WHO report highlights barriers to insulin for diabetes availability

New WHO report highlights barriers to insulin for diabetes

A new report highlights the worrying state of global access to insulin for diabetes care and finds that high prices, low availability of human...
Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

Vaccines to be compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

The Health and Social Care Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced that NHS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they...

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