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GPs and patients raise concerns about telephone appointments

Rheumatology patients and clinicians have spoken out about phone and video consultations, deeming them less diagnostically accurate than in-person appointments. This comes alongside new research from the University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia. In the recent study, 86 percent of patients and 93 percent of clinicians felt that telemedicine was less accurate than…

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‘Shamima Begum is a victim of terrorism’

In 2015, 15-year-old British citizen Shamima Begum ran away from her life in Bethnal Green, London, with two other classmates to join so-called Islamic State (IS). This month a British reporter from The Times found her at a Syrian refugee camp after fleeing war-torn Baghuz. She’s now 19 and has made a plea to the…

Science

Medicinal cannabis on path for legalisation

It is now September. The long days of summer are fleeting, and autumn will soon be in our midst. While the green leaves turn into sunsets on the trees, a different type of greenery is soon to be available to purchase for “exceptional circumstances”. As of this new season, specialist doctors in the UK will…

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Non-EU students to be forced to leave UK after graduation

Non-EU international students will be forced to leave the UK following the completion of their degree under new plans announced by Theresa May, the home secretary, this week. The home secretary will also introduce new rules preventing foreign students from working, even part time, whilst completing their studies. The Home Office has described the introduction…

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