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Wales to Reassess Medical Student Placements
August 16, 2017

Wales wants to increase the number of Welsh students studying to be doctors.  Why?  Find out by reading the results of a cross-party committee’s study of medical spaces in Wales.  Let’s take a closer look.


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Aspiring British MDs Find New Opportunities in Eastern Europe
August 9, 2017
Aspiring British medical students are increasingly looking outside the UK for their studies.  Let's find out where they're headed and what international medical studies have to offer.

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Is Fido Coming to a Hospital Near You?
August 2, 2017
Think dogs don’t belong in hospitals? Think again. According to a growing body of anecdotal evidence collected by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), animal visitors can play a vital role in promoting recovery. Here’s a closer look at the findings, along with a research project underway ...

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Nigerian State Commits to Sending Students Abroad
July 19, 2017
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Nigeria’s Sokoto State recently announced his administration’s plans to send 200 students -- primarily girls -- abroad for medical studies. Here’s a closer look at the news, along with other initiatives underway in Sokoto aimed at improving life for its c...

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India Considers Modern and Traditional Medical Training
July 12, 2017
India is contemplating a move in medical training to incorporate traditional medicine in the curriculum.  Why?  So both modern and traditional practitioners can work in tandem to encourage holistic wellness.  Let’s take a closer look.

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UK Sees Drop in EU Nursing Applicants
July 5, 2017
Brexit’s wake has reached the global nursing community.  Nursing applicants from the European Union have dropped 96 percent since the landmark vote.  Let’s take a closer look at what this means for the UK.

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Medical Students Protest in Sri Lanka
June 28, 2017
Sri Lankan medical students and physicians have been enmeshed in protests against the country’s only private medical school.  Find out why.

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The Mental Health Crisis Strikes UK Universities
June 21, 2017
Just how big of a problem is mental health on university campuses in the UK? According to figures recently released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the issue is not only significant, but growing, as reported by The Guardian. Here’s a closer look at the relationship between me...

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Patients Treated By Older Doctors More Likely To Die
June 14, 2017
A Harvard University study suggests that patients—regardless of their age or condition—who are treated by a doctor older than 60 are more likely to die.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Does Bigger Healthcare Mean Better Healthcare?
June 7, 2017
Think the biggest, most expensive physician practices must deliver a better quality of care? Think again, says recent research from Harvard University published in Health Affairs. Here’s a closer look at the findings.

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August 16, 2017

Wales wants to increase the number of Welsh students studying to be doctors.  Why?  Find out by reading the results of a cross-party committ...


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August 9, 2017

Aspiring British medical students are increasingly looking outside the UK for their studies.  Let's find out where they're headed and what intern...


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August 2, 2017

Think dogs don’t belong in hospitals? Think again. According to a growing body of anecdotal evidence collected by the Royal College of Nursing (...