Brexit and the delay in the supply of medicines

Earlier this year, the Brexit Health Alliance published a paper calling on both the UK and EU to put patients first. It warned that unless a deal can be reached, medicines and medical technologies could be delayed or, in extreme cases, become unavailable to patients. The Alliance is concerned that if a decision can’t be … Continue reading Brexit and the delay in the supply of medicines

Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients

Last week M3 conducted a survey in regards to the NHS trialling Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients to ease hospital ‘bed-blocking’. The scheme aims to offer an alternative to hospitals and care homes for patients who have had minor operations and are ready for discharge. These patients would instead recuperate in nearby private houses, earning the … Continue reading Airbnb-style stays for post-operative patients

Living with haemophilia: ‘LM’ and her son ‘I’ from London, UK

Name: 'LM', 48 years old. Son: 'I', 12 years old. City and country: London, UK. What type of haemophilia does I. suffer from? Haemophilia A - he also has an inhibitor. What is the severity of his condition: severe, moderate or mild? Moderate. Is there anyone else in your family who suffers from haemophilia? My father. When … Continue reading Living with haemophilia: ‘LM’ and her son ‘I’ from London, UK