Author: BJGP Life

Getting ready for COVID-19 in a Somerset GP practice

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to pose an unprecedented challenge to the NHS’ provision of healthcare over the coming months. Epidemiological modelling predicts a burden of disease at least 8-times greater than current critical care capacity… Practices across the country, including Somerset’s Frome Medical Practice (FMP), are putting in place preparations needed to provide a breadth of primary care services

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COVID-19 in Lebanon: responding in a cash-strapped country

Lebanon diagnosed its first case of COVID-19 on February 21, 2020. After one day, policy makers launched a massive educational campaign to educate the public on how to prevent this virus. A week later, closure of nurseries, schools and universities was in effect. After 19 days of diagnosing the first case, closure of cafes, restaurants, hotels and gyms took place.

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Love in the time of Corona

One of the other customers, a regular like me who knew I was a doctor, rushed in to save me: ‘No, no. This lady is doing good work in this country.’ I surely am. I work for the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic. I call on you to speak up now. Demand that government suspends the NHS charging regulations that restrict access to the NHS for anyone suspected of having an irregular immigration status.

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