Navigation Links
British medical education suffers shortage of bodies

London:Britain has long suffered from a shortage of medical professionals. But now the lack of dead bodies is affecting the training of new doctors.

According to the Department of Health, two courses had been cancelled this year because of a lack of cadavers and // experts said more would be hit if the fall in body donations was not reversed.

In the last five years, the number of bodies being donated has fallen from 670 to 600 across England and Wales.

If this downward trend is not reversed medical students will soon not have the opportunity to learn their anatomy from the best 'text book' - the real human body."

Jeremy Metters, Her Majesty's inspector of anatomy, told the BBC: "We are in difficulties at the moment with a shortage of bodies. If nothing is done we will be in dire difficulties.

"I would like anybody who thinks that they would like to donate their body to medical research to contact their local medical school for information, or they can come to our website."

The British Medical Association said the declining number of bodies being donated was a problem, but a spokesperson pointed out that medical schools were increasingly able to use technology instead.

-(IANS)
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Designer baby for British couple
2. British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs
3. Collaborations planned between British Organization and Indian health care industry
4. British Healthcare Mission Explores Partnership Possibilities With Indian Healthcare Sector
5. British Women Flies to India for Treatment of Breast Cancer
6. Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women
7. British company developing ‘Safer Cigarettes
8. British man Recovered from HIV
9. Relief For British MS Patients: Cannabis-Based Oral Spray
10. British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim
11. British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/6/2019)... ... December 06, 2019 , ... Allegheny Health Network (AHN) has named Kymberly ... AHN from WVU Medicine in May 2018, previously served as AHN’s Vice Chair of ... chair since October and is also part of the pathology faculty at Drexel University ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... ... ... Dr. Scott Howell, a 2019 graduate of Trident University International’s (Trident) ... coconut oil in the 7 November 2019 edition of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases ... Literature Review,” led by Dr. Hector O. Santos, examines the effect of coconut oil ...
(Date:12/5/2019)... ... December 05, 2019 , ... ... from launching exceptional products that help people embrace, achieve, and maintain a healthy ... never been more committed to our mission of impacting world health, so it’s ...
(Date:12/4/2019)... ... December 04, 2019 , ... Healthcare ... Awards™, the only national awards dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of ... were presented in nine different categories during the GlobeSt Healthcare Conference today in ...
(Date:12/2/2019)... ... 02, 2019 , ... TrialScope, the global leader in clinical ... American branch of the healthcare business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to launch ... inform patients, caregivers, the public, patient advocacy groups and healthcare professionals (HCPs) about ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/4/2019)... ST. LOUIS (PRWEB) , ... ... ... healthcare industry leader in delivering solutions designed for improved financial, operational and ... Officer, has earned the Fellow designation from the American College of Healthcare ...
(Date:12/2/2019)... ... 2019 , ... A Better Life Recovery, a leading addiction ... facility, announced it has named Tim Ryan and Jennifer Gimenez as the facility's ... , "We are proud to announce that Jennifer and Tim have joined our ...
(Date:12/2/2019)... ... December 02, 2019 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest ... at supporting Women’s Fertility and healthy natural ovulation. , Millions of couples long ... than for others. Factors like weight, medical conditions, age, and even stress can ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: