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Is Innovation the Answer?

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Is Innovation the Answer?
The  NHS  -  our  national  service  that  is  continually  getting  pummelled  with  questions,  anger  and  negative  opinions  from  our  nation.  As  people  start  living  longer,  this  has  a  causal  effect  on  the  NHS,  meaning  that  more  expensive  resources  need  to  be  prov...
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Save our Mothers

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Save our Mothers
Most people think it is something of the past when we talk about women dying from childbirth however, hundreads of thousands of women die every year from childbirth across the globe. This is surprisingly something that is still causing concerns in the UK with statistics illustrating that in the UKs, maternity death rate is more than double in comparison to European countries such as Poland. These countries are strides behind the UK in terms of GPA, illustrating why this is a growing concern i...
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Imperial College Partnership

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Imperial College Partnership
In the medical world forming medicinal partnerships is vital to company success and market penetration. Without these partners, commercialisation of medical devices would be very difficult to achieve, as they provide processes such as clinical trials and a bases for research and development. Although Highland Biosciences is located in the remote Black Isle, their partners are spread throughout the country. This blog will focus on Highland Biosciences connection with Imperial College London...
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Saving our Paramedics

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Saving our Paramedics
There is a growing concern in the amount of ambulance assistants having to take time off due to stress and anxiety. Tens of thousands of working days were lost as a result last year, with over 10% of staff suffering from the stress of being a paramedic. With increased work load, long hours, and upsetting situations - being a paramedic is certainly not an easy job. Is it possible that we can make the lives of these individuals less stressful through, innovation?  With the introduction...
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Preventing the Death of our Military

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Preventing the Death of our Military
Young, fit and driven men are being sacrificed at the hand of poor on field treatment. Studies have shown that uncontrollable blood loss was the leading cause of death in 90% of potentially survivable battlefield cases and in 80% of those who died in a military treatment facility. With the average age of army soldiers being 29, these individuals are impeccable for society and economic growth. New measures therefore need to be brought in to preserve the lives of our military. Implementing ...
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