237+ million medication errors made every year in England

More than 237 million medication errors are made every year in England, the avoidable consequences of which cost the NHS upwards of £98 million and more than 1700 lives every year, indicate national estimates, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cases top three million as nations plan lockdown exit

Confirmed coronavirus cases have now topped three million worldwide, as hard-hit France and Spain were on Tuesday set to detail their exit strategies from lockdowns imposed to stem the spread of the deadly disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nursing homes prepared for pandemics, but COVID-19 reveals gaps

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit some nursing homes especially hard—including in the hotspot state of Michigan. Hundreds of deaths of residents in homes from Seattle to Boston have raised concerns about how well facilities ...


What the pandemic teaches us about nursing home care

Nested in communities across the US, nursing homes serve as a societal safety net. Nursing homes provide essential care to individuals unable to live in the community. Roughly 1.3 million residents live in nursing homes receiving ...

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