• Corbyn’s NHS Dossier

    On Wednesday 27th October, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brandished a 451-page dossier at a press conference, which he declared as proof for the Conservatives ‘breaking open our NHS for US corporations’ in US-UK trade talks back in 2017 and 2018. Such a dossier is an advance from earlier in...
  • Giving Blood: How to Save a Life in 20 Minutes 

    In 2018, 830,000 people gave blood in England alone. Incredible numbers at face value, right? But in the grand scheme of things, that’s just less than 2% of the entire population who are donating. Giving blood is one of the easiest ways to make a huge difference in a person's...
  • Donating Blood: It’s Not As Scary As You Think

    When I impulsively registered to be a blood donor, I didn’t expect it to take another six months to actually sign up to a session. I’m not particularly scared of needles or blood, but I must admit, I was a bit freaked out by the whole thing. Given the...
  • Emergency? There’s an Uber 2 Minutes Away!

    In a worrying new phenomenon, a record number of people have been picking an Uber instead of calling an ambulance for their chosen method of transport to hospital. These revelations originate from a study by the University of Kansas, but with the UK’s national target for ambulance waiting times...
  • Mental Health Education: Essential and Non-Existent

    We are facing an epidemic in mental illness amongst young people. The reasons behind this are vague, vast and complex, yet there are two key issues that stand out when approaching this intensifying crisis: delayed diagnosis and intervention, and the ever-present stigma surrounding mental ill health. The government made...
  • Artificial Intelligence: a cure or creepy?

    When ‘artificial intelligence’ is mentioned to us, we immediately think of the year 3500, and human-like robots walking amongst us, talking and acting as we do, like in movies such as ‘I, Robot’. However, what a lot of us don’t realise is that in our daily lives we’re already...
  • Alex Moore: “This is a time for optimism, not just for Tory members, but for the country as a whole”

    No sooner has the result of the EU referendum just about sunk in, we now have a new Prime Minister, after initially being told we would have to wait until September to settle on David Cameron’s successor. And the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, wasn’t keen on hanging around....