Friday Five

Covid and pregnancy, 95% vaccine uptake and eating disorder crisis – this week’s Friday Five

Study finds 50% increased risk of complications during pregnancy with Covid Women with Covid symptoms during pregnancy are 50% more likely to have complications, according to research at the University of Oxford. The study, named INTERCOVID, looked at data from 2,130 pregnant women globally. Researchers found that for those experiencing Covid symptoms likelihood of complications,…

Opinion

What will the government’s Covid-19 mental health and wellbeing recovery action plan mean for mental health services in the UK?

By Sonya Cullington, Account Director at ZPB The government published its Covid-19 mental health and wellbeing recovery action plan on 27 March 2021, which describes how departments across government will consider mental health within new and existing programmes, and the action that will be taken to improve population mental health and address health inequalities. It…