A new blood test that can detect up to 50 different types of cancer is due to be piloted across England next year. The trial is being conducted on 165,000 patients by the NHS in […]
Have we been prioritising physical health and containing the virus at the expanse of neglecting mental health in this country? Clarissa Leung and Ahnaf Akeef report on Covid’s impact on mental health.
The Gryphon spoke to virologist Dr. Stephen Griffin from the Leeds School of Medicine about the science behind the new rule. Last week in a speech to the House of Commons, Boris Johnson laid out […]
The long-awaited NHS track and trace app was finally released in England this week… however with doubts rising surrounding the performance of the app and data protection issues, it is uncertain how popular the app will be.
In spite of its current state of precarious chaos brought about through years of unforgivable mismanagement, the UK still has much to be grateful for in its National Health Service. You don’t have to search […]
“I think that the transition in becoming an adult is becoming all the more intense” Amy Wells says to me, the Welfare Officer at Leeds University Union (LUU), as we discuss over the phone about […]
To help reduce the pressure on hospital staff, over 1000 final year medical and nursing students at the University of Leeds have been fast-tracked into the NHS, enabling them to work as junior doctors sooner […]
Since lockdown was imposed on the whole of the UK on 23rd March 2020, the lives of many students have certainly been disrupted as they either moved back home or buckled down in Leeds and […]
An article by Sadiq Kahn was recently published in The Guardian as one of the first discussions on the disproportioned effect Coronavirus is having on the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community. In his […]
Covid-19 is wreaking havoc across the globe having infected millions and has directly killed hundreds of thousands with World Health Organisation (W.H.O) stating that the worst is yet to come. The figures reported are fatalities […]
Over the past few weeks you have, no doubt, seen the various challenges and fundraisers circulating around social media. Run 5, Donate 5, Nominate 5. The 2.6 Challenge. And most importantly, Captain Tom Moore, who […]
In response to the increased demand for respiratory support, as well as the shortage of medical equipment, researchers from University of Leeds, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust […]