medicine

Have you heard? Organ donation no longer needs your active consent

On the 20th March 2020 amidst the hysteria of the pandemic, three days before Boris Johnson announced the first lockdown the law around organ donation in England was transformed. Rather than an opt-in system, we now operate an opt-out system. Despite this radical transformation, the change received minimal media attention and one year on it […]

NHS drug shortage exposed: Leaked document details the severity of the problem

It’s not just documents surrounding drug shortages that are leaking, the government’s approach is also full of holes. Alex Bird explores the effects of Brexit on drug supply and how the situation will affect patients.