Harassed in their own house: violence against healthcare personnel

‘The physician amuses the patient while nature cures the disease’: French philosopher and historian Voltaire said this, though the current scenario is totally the opposite. Managing a patient is not at all amusing for the doctors, particularly in developing countries. Medical professionals are now increasingly subjected to violence by both patients and their relatives. The […]

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Medics aching to see new arthritis centre

Big changes are coming to the University of Oxford’s medical research facilities. Earlier this month, the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis at the University of Oxford was granted £5.5 million, according to a recent University press release. The new osteoarthritis research centre was launched during National Arthritis Week, which ran from October 7 […]

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Green light for medical facility

Plans for a major University medical research facility in East Oxford have been given the go-ahead. The development, earmarked for the Old Road campus in Headington, will enable “world-leading” research to take place in the fields of medicine and science. Oxford City councillors approved the University’s proposals, which include the creation of 48,000sqm of research […]

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