Tag Archives: Risks

Poor wifi during operations ‘risks the lives of patients’

The analysis of communication between consultants and their proteges during surgery revealed “very concerning” failures, partly due to a lack of 3G and 4G wifi access in hospitals. It found four in 10 consultants were unaware of what their anaesthetist supervisee was doing and three in 10 trainees or junior anaesthetists were unable to contact… Read More »

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of infection as a result of various socioeconomic inequalities – homelessness, lack of employment, the criminalisation of same-sex practices and high levels of stigma and violence. As a… Read More »