Opinion

Bracing the cold: preparing for a winter run

In less than a month, four of ZPB’s bravest (and most foolhardy) will brace the cold for a 10k Winter Run to raise money for The Little Things, a student-led charity that provides vital medical equipment to underfunded hospitals in developing countries. We would appreciate your support. Here, our runners share their tips for exercising outdoors…

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Out with the old, in with the not so new

  By Zoe Bedford The long-awaited long-term plan came out on Monday and whether its timing was aimed to distract from the upcoming Brexit debate; to give the PM a domestic-success buoyancy aid; or to give the NHS sufficient time to prep itself ahead of the new financial year, it’s packed full of promises and commitments. In reading…

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TREATS-ing myself to more time in The Hague

By Alex Metcalfe Following my week as part of The Union communications team in The Hague at the Union World Conference on Lung Health, I was in store for more tuberculosis work in the international city of peace and justice. From Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 October, I represented The Union at the annual meeting…

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How should the pharma industry navigate the NHS in a changing world?

Time to stop seeing each other as impenetrable There is an age-old assumption that the NHS is hard to navigate and at times, impenetrable. At our recent roundtable with NHS and pharma industry colleagues, it became apparent that the NHS finds pharma equally difficult to understand and navigate. Over a two-hour meeting where we shared…