Taking time for self-care has never been more necessary than in the middle of a pandemic. Whilst constantly being told to get used to the new normal, as creatures of habit we have all struggled with the dramatically different reality we have lived for the last few months. This has led to people turning to alternative therapies, such as mindfulness practices, to deal with stresses they have not encountered before or deal with heightened emotions whilst our normal forms of therapy, both clinical and social, have not been readily available.
Technology has caused a vast change to almost every facet of life in the modern day, and this also applies to the healthcare industry. It has always created new openings for cures and prevention, but how is technology going to impact the digital healthcare industry in the foreseeable future? Here we look into the future of healthcare & the constantly evolving technology being used in meet patients needs.
At Chits, we are lucky to have access to some of the leading healthcare professionals in the country who are all currently doing their bit to help the country through this crisis. Here, we explore the work a leading bariatric surgeon did to source Burberry gowns for St Mary’s hospital.
Dr Sanjay Purkayastha, a leading Senior Clinical Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery at Imperial College London recently acted upon a shortage of PPE at St Mary’s hospital by teaming up with Burberry to provide surgical gowns. Following some testing and review, the 2000+ gowns were certified for use and distributed across staff members at St Mary’s.
In light of all the news and headlines related to Coronavirus. Chits have consolidated a list of positive news stories related to COVID-19 to lift our spirits. These have been fact-checked by our team with some links attached for further information.
Staying positive during this time is key to overcoming even the hardest of challenges.