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Happy 70th birthday to the NHS: our President's statement

On the 70th anniversary of the NHS our President issues a statement about what is needed for the future of our health service  Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci, President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said: “On this day that we come...

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A fresh look at the challenges of global mental health

No country in the world achieves parity when it comes to mental health care standards. Data from the World Mental Health surveys indicates only 1 in 10 people worldwide diagnosed with an anxiety disorder receives adequate treatment, and that more than two thirds of people receive...

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MedSciLife top tips

How can you balance a career in medical research with a life outside of science? Clinicians, surgeons, doctors, entrepreneurs and biomedical researchers from different career stages share their tips f

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NHS at 70: Research benefits health

A blog by our President, Professor Sir Robert Lechler PMedSci   As the NHS turns 70 this year there will be much discussion of past successes, concerns for the present, and hopes for the future. I believe that we can have high hopes for the future, and I am hopefu...

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