It’s safe to say that the coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot. Since the Prime Minister announced lockdown in March, life has changed dramatically. Many people are starting to wonder what impact coronavirus will have on society has a whole not only right here and now but into the future. Looking back on pandemics of … Continue reading How Pandemics Shape Society
With New Year’s Eve looking a little different for everyone this year due to lockdown restrictions, we might have to get creative with our plans. Whilst it won’t be the same as every other year, there are still lots of things you can do to ring in 2021. Have a bubble party! It might just … Continue reading Five Alternative Ways To Spend New Years Eve
Ending weeks of speculation, the combined administrations of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have come together to announce plans that will relax coronavirus restrictions and allow families to spend Christmas together. Under the new rules, three households can mix for five days over the festive period between the 23rd and the 27th of December. … Continue reading Should Christmas Be Cancelled?
A major £8.4 million research study funded by the NIHR and UK Research and Innovation has been launched to investigate the long-term health impacts that COVID-19 is likely to have on the UK. This research aims to discover the best care pathways and support for patients that have or have had the virus in order … Continue reading Long COVID: The Long-term Health Impacts of COVID-19
This year many people will have missed out on birthdays, holidays and weddings, but how about Halloween? With lockdown restrictions varying across the UK, it can seem unclear what is and isn’t allowed and the seasons spookiest event is no exception. From apple bobbing to trick-or-treating, it isn’t the most COVID-friendly holiday but there might … Continue reading How to have a COVID safe Halloween
Every person across the UK had their own unique experience of lockdown, with everyone handling their emotions and the restrictions differently. One issue that has been brought to light is the impact that being in the midst of a pandemic has had on people’s mental health. Even without a pandemic, one in four people will … Continue reading Has Mental Health Been Affected By Lockdown