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17 June 2019

As explained in one of my previous blogposts – ‘What Public Health means and what you can do with it’ , Public Health is the art and science surrounding disease prevention, health promotion, prolonging life within a population through the organised efforts of the population… Read more…

5 June 2019

I graduated from ARU a few months ago and am currently employed by private medical companies in the London area working as a Paramedic. These bank shifts enable me to maintain my skillset… Read more…

3 June 2019

25% of adults and 10% of children suffer a mental health illness according to the National Health Service (NHS) and the mental health awareness week in the UK takes place in May. Personally, I never fully understood the definition of health as given by the World Health Organization (WHO), until now… Read more…

15 May 2019

In this photo blog, student paramedic Ben takes you through the equipment he uses in ambulances on a daily basis. Read more…

7 May 2019

As a student ODP I spend most of my time on placement. I have been in Anaesthetics since January and will be there until the beginning of May. The anaesthetic room is where patients come to receive their anaesthetic before they are taken through to the operating theatre for their operation. Read more…

4 February 2019

The other day at my part-time work, a colleague asked me: “Remind me, what do you study again?”. My response was, “Oh, Public Health”. There was a brief silence followed by another question: “What’s that? Like, what do you do with the degree?”. Read more…

4 January 2019

My name is Yetunde and I am currently studying for a Public Health Masters. Having a background in veterinary medicine has helped me understand the role veterinary doctors play in preventing and controlling zoonotic diseases. Read more…

11 December 2018

For those of you who have not noticed - darker & colder nights are setting in; mornings involve plenty of hot drinks and de-icing of cars – winter is upon us! Read more…

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