Tag Archives: Care

Large review finds some evidence that peer support is beneficial in HIV care

A review of the evidence for peer support has found that retention in care, antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence and viral suppression may be improved for those involved in peer support programmes compared to those who were not. Dr Rigmor Berg of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health showed that peer support may be helpful for… Read More »

Health Care Needs A Hero

By MIKE MAGEE Health care needs its heroes. I came to that conclusion this week through a roundabout route. First I read Maureen Dowd’s interview entitled “Dara Khosrowshahi, Dad of Silicon Valley”, in which she, with some affection, gives the reader a look behind the scenes at the personal life of the current Uber CEO.… Read More »

Telemedicine in abortion care: safe, effective, preferred

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland began providing telemedicine services for medical abortion. In this interview, we spoke to Dr John Reynolds-Wright of the Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh, who worked with a team to assess outcomes and acceptability for people… Read More »