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BAME health matters – a lesson from COVID

There is a trend of drawing premature conclusions from COVID data, but the figures on BAME deaths are unambiguous. Analysis from the ONS has shown that patients from BAME groups are twice as likely to die from the virus as white ones.

The end of HIV, and what it teaches us

An observational study of 1000 gay couples in the Lancet showed that HIV-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapy (ART), reduced their risk of passing the virus on to zero. Is this the end of AIDS?

It's time to take Brexit seriously, and stop it

If people had the right to vote on a fantasy version of leaving the EU, then they should be allowed a long hard look at the impending reality. The People’s Vote is not a perfect cure for Brexit’s madness, but it’s undoubtedly the best we have.

The start of the NHS V2.0?

There are some reasons for optimism that new Health Secretary Matt Hancock wants to shift the NHS towards primary and community health in a new focus on preventative measures.

Giving primary care readers the best

IN is evolving to strengthen its ability to provide you with engaging, inspiring and practical information that will support you in your day-to-day practice and career development.

Looking to the future...

I am thrilled to be the new Editor of Independent Nurse and to come on board at an exciting time for the profession. Following in the footsteps of Sarah Wild, who had been with the magazine since its launch, is a little daunting, but I have a strong sense

NHS funding is finite, so spend with care

In December 2011, prime minister David Cameron extolled the merits of telehealth, asserting: 'We've trialled it, it's been a huge success and now we're on a drive to roll this nationwide'.

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